Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a holistic form of therapy that combines tradition and modern science.

A detailed understanding of anatomy, physiology and neurology enables the osteopath to understand and treat the patient’s complaints in a coherent way.
The aim of the therapy is to identify the cause and to restore the balance of the body in the long term

4Balance - Zentrum für Physiotherapie & medizinisches Training

Joachim Dierker
Osteopath
EMR and health insurance recognized
joachim.dierker@4balance.ch

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4Balance - Zentrum für Physiotherapie & medizinisches Training

Mario Röber
Diplom Osteopath D.O.
EMR and health insurance recognized
mario.roeber@4balance.ch

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What is osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a medical discipline in which the body is examined and treated with the hands.
Functional disorders and mechanical linkages of the body are the focus of attention.
These are based on knowledge from the fields of anatomy, physiology, neurology and pathology.
Through a comprehensive individual questioning and examination, the actual cause of the complaints or the clinical picture is identified and specifically treated.
Due to the holistic approach, all areas and structures of the body are taken into account.
Blockades and movement restrictions that stand in the way of recovery are resolved. After the treatment the body needs a certain time to react to the treatment techniques.
Between the treatments we wait up to one week.

Osteopathy has its origins with the American physician A. T. Still (1828-1917), who is also considered the father of chiropractic and manual medicine. The words osteo (bone) and pathie (suffering) stand for his conviction that the mechanics in the body can be the origin of illness.
Today, empirical medicine is combined with modern scientific knowledge to create a modern osteopathy. Thus everything is critically questioned and there is a clear willingness to integrate these new findings.
Our therapists measure themselves against the highest standards and stay up to date through continuous further training.
This is checked annually by the Erfahrungs-Medizinisches Register (EMR) and further recertified. This allows us to settle accounts with the major supplementary insurance companies in Switzerland.

Possible indications for osteopathy

– chronic tensions and pain problems
– Consequences of accident injuries (e.g. whiplash)
– Digestive system: irritation, inflammation depending on diagnosis
– Headaches and migraines, dizziness
– Tinnitus
– Jaw and swallowing pain
– dry eyes, eye pressure
– Lumbago, sciatica, lumbar pain
– Insomnia
– Menstruation & pregnancy complaints
– Accompaniment for “burnout” in professional or family life
– Support for psychosomatic complaints
– after operations: for healing and better rehabilitation
– Heart and lungs: for functional disorders and after operations and diseases

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If you would like to make an appointment or have any questions, we are also available to you personally or by telephone.
Our practice administration is available for you at the following times:
Monday – Friday from 8.00 – 12.00 and from 13.30 – 17.30
Fon: 061 461 2827
Mail: info@4balance.ch

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