Dr Paul Turner B.App.Sc (Osteopathy) B.HSc. (Hons)
There are two general approaches in Osteopathy which may help;
1) A more direct structural approach: this consists of techniques such as massage, manipulation, articulation and muscle energy technique.
2) A more gentle indirect approach; using cranio-sacral or Biodynamic Osteopathy which works with the subtle energies, rhythms and movements within the body and with the health within the body to help bring areas of difficulty back into balanced function with Health, so that the person can function as an integrated whole. It is very gentle yet can be very deep, integrative and helpful in achieving long term health benefits.
Why try Paul’s Approach?
Paul takes a holistic approach (incorporating both of the above approaches) but uses the cranio-sacral approach especially for helping to resolve difficult and complicated health issues as well as in acute situations to settle things down when more direct techniques cannot be used due to pain. This approach helps towards restoring balanced relationships between all conflicted tissues and organs of the body, including relationships with the mind, emotions and between past issues or trauma patterns (stored in the tissues) and the presenting issue. Patients are also educated on Self-healing and other rehabilitation exercises to support optimal recovery.
He is available at Ferny Creek clinic on Wednesdays and alternate Saturdays.
If you would like more information, check out some of these youtube videos.
Part 1: Understanding the Relationships behind your pain.
Part 2: What is the Whole Person?
Part 3: Three factors that Influence Treatment (and finding ART).