Manual Therapy &
The osteopathic model of care looks at the person as a whole - body, mind, and spirit.
The body is also capable of self-regulation, self-healing, and health maintenance if given the right environment. As an osteopathic manual practitioner and doctor of physical therapy, Lori is able to use a variety of hands-on osteopathic techniques in order to help achieve this body balance. This will alleviate stiffness, pain, and muscle imbalances. It also can help maintain your body's movement so you can continue doing what you love and reduce your risk of injury.
Osteopathic manual practice is a holistic model of care that allows your body to function at its optimal level and give you a positive sense of well-being in order for you to accomplish your goals.
These gentle and effective techniques are for treatment of a wide range of issues. These include headaches, neck or back pain, shoulder pain, hip or knee pain, ankle sprains, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome, plantar fasciitis, sports injuries, sinus or digestive issues, pelvic pain, and many more! Great for any age too!
Dr. Lori frequently uses Fascial Counterstrain as a treatment technique and currently is part of a small group of advanced practitioners in Wisconsin. Learn more about this technique at counterstrain.com.
Osteopathic manual practitioners, are primarily trained in the practice of osteopathic techniques and is a type of holistic manual therapy that includes many gentle and non-invasive techniques that decrease pain and increase mobility and flexibility. These techniques are recommended in conjunction with daily exercise, healthy nutrition, and stress relief, in an attempt to help support clients recovering from pain, disease, injury, or for overall wellness.
Unlike licensed Doctors of Osteopathy, European Style Osteopathic Manual practitioners do not prescribe medications, perform surgery, diagnose disease, or perform any high velocity, low amplitude manipulative techniques. There are currently 2,000 Osteopathic Manual Practitioners in the USA. The profession of an Osteopathic Manual practitioner has been highly cited and regarded as a wonderful adjunct for the safe and non-invasive chronic pain improvement and management therapy/bodywork all over the world, but especially in Canada, Europe, and now the USA.
Manual Therapy sessions are 60-45 minutes and are located in Washburn, WI at
123 W. Bayfield St. (aka Hwy 13)
Go to this page for pricing and to schedule an appointment
As an osteopathic manual practitioner, Lori does not practice osteopathic medicine, does not provide osteopathic medical care, and is not an US osteopath