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Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

Candice Aston, Physiotherapist and Osteopathic Manual Practitioner- MScP.T., D.O.M.P. HBSc.H.K.


Candice Aston holds an Honors Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph (2001) and a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto (2006). With over 12 years of post-graduate education, including a Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice (D.O.M.P.) from the Canadian College of Osteopathy, she has a broad range of tools and techniques to address various health conditions.

Candice's expertise in both physiotherapy and osteopathy allows her to provide comprehensive care for overall health and well-being. She has also completed numerous post-graduate courses in exercise prescription, chronic pain management, manual therapy, and acupuncture, ensuring her patients receive the best possible care.

About Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a holistic healthcare approach that focuses on the interrelationship of the body's structure and function. Osteopathic practitioners use manual techniques to address various health issues. By assessing and treating the body as a whole, they aim to promote natural healing, reduce pain, and improve overall well-being.

Benefits of Osteopathy:

  • Pain Relief: Osteopathy can help alleviate discomfort related to musculoskeletal issues, such as back pain, joint pain, and more.

  • Improved Mobility: Osteopathic treatments can enhance flexibility and restore normal range of motion, making everyday activities easier.

  • Holistic Care: Osteopathy considers the body as a unified system, addressing the root causes of health problems rather than just the symptoms.

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare discipline that specializes in physical rehabilitation. It involves exercises, manual therapy, and education to help individuals regain or enhance their physical function. Physiotherapists work with patients to manage and prevent a wide range of conditions.

Benefits of Physiotherapy:

  • Pain Management: Physiotherapy offers effective pain relief through targeted exercises and hands-on techniques.

  • Injury Recovery: Whether it's a sports injury or post-surgery recovery, physiotherapy helps you regain strength and mobility.

  • Preventative Care: Physiotherapists provide strategies to prevent injuries and promote long-term well-being.

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