Osteopathy is a type of alternative, non-invasive, manual medicine rooted in the principle that well-being is determined by balancing an individual’s body systems and their bones, muscles, ligaments and connective tissue smoothly working together.
Osteopaths use stretching, physical manipulation and massage, and a physical evaluation, your medical history and info about your lifestyle, diet, and mindset to detect, treat and prevent health issues. It is worth noting that osteopathy is remarkable for prevention and generally improving sleep, energy levels, posture, etc. In the right hands, it does wonders for pregnancy and post-natal issues and discomfort and is more than baby-friendly (fantastic for reflux and colic)!
We’ve shortlisted a few of the best osteopaths in Hong Kong to provide you with a perfect starting point for your journey towards wellbeing and balance – something everyone deserves. These osteopaths are exceptionally gentle and experienced enough to treat the most vulnerable – babies, kiddos, and pregnant women, along with all other members of your family.
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The London Medical Clinic’s Alessio Savona is a founding member of the Hong Kong Osteopathic Association. His passion for treating systemic medical conditions and constitutional diseases through enhancing natural healing mechanisms in the body led him to complete post-graduate training in Classical Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Dry Needling, Pediatrics and Functional Rehabilitation. He provides personalized treatments to everyone, from newborns suffering birth trauma, pregnant and post-natal women, to arthritis in the elderly.
IMI is Hong Kong’s largest natural medicine clinic. Their osteopath Jonathan Vallade treats patients of all ages for a wide variety of complaints, with an approach deeply informed through personal experiences (he is a Yoga master’s son and a martial arts champion) and a truly exceptional range of obtained qualifications. These include the MA in Osteopathy, Inter-University Diploma of Anatomy, French National Diploma in Physical Education and Sport, and a range of therapeutic therapies like Shiatsu, Tibetan massage, sports massage, and fascia therapy. He will approach you and/or your child from all angles – body, mind, and soul – and develop a tailored plan of treatment and/or exercise that will boost overall wellbeing!
Optimal Family Health’s osteopath Alastair Sherlock is praised for his gentleness and highly recommended on the whole. His expertise encompasses Cranial Osteopathy – a gentle and effective treatment often used to treat babies and children. Alastair works with other practitioners medically and holistically to approach each patient holistically and individually, providing the patients with tools and knowledge that will make their osteopathic appointments increasingly rare! He believes that there are almost no conditions that cannot be reduced to comfort at the very least, if not be treated completely.
Osteopathy at Balance Health is suitable for everyone, including kids – these natural medicine experts treat with compassion, time, and open communication between therapist and patient. What’s more, the center specializes in kid’s health and pregnancy. Their osteopath Victor Geromino dedicated his life to the study of holistic and natural treatments, finally specializing in osteopathy and the Yuen Method, a non-invasive technique that combines 5000 years of Chinese Shaolin Temple healing and modern western knowledge.