Georgian Bay Osteopathy
Andy Aruvald is a Manual Osteopath and Bowen Therapist based in Collingwood Ontario in the Georgian Bay area. He is passionate about helping his clients understand their injuries or pain, helping to explain how Osteopathy is a form of preventative healthcare that will help you in your everyday life as well as getting you pain free and active again. Manual Osteopathy is a gentle holistic approach of hands-on myofascial therapy that assesses, treats and potentially helps to prevent a wide range of health problems. Using the underpinning principles of Osteopathy, Andy combines movement, stretching, specific deep tissue massage and manipulation techniques, along with exercise prescription and general health & wellness advice to help your body’s own healing mechanism, improve function, relieve pain and support your recovery! Treatments are tailored to each individual patient to ensure you are part of the treatment plan, and are comfortable with the process. Some of the benefits of Osteopathy are: • Decrease of tension in the body, reducing pain & tension headaches • Reduction of pain in muscles and stiffness in joints • Support of spinal posture • Increase of blood circulation and healing • Improvement of joint mobility • Helps to break up scar tissue • Improves sleep quality • Helps normalize breathing & respiratory functions • Non-invasive, no medication • Preventive therapy Andy treats a wide range of people who all present with a variety of conditions including: • Headaches, migraines • Various pregnancy discomforts • TMJ, face pain • Back, neck pain • Disc problems • Frozen shoulder, elbow pain • Knee, ankle, foot injuries • Circulatory problems • Trapped nerves, Sciatica, Neuralgia • Muscle spasms, strains • Sport injuries • Acute/chronic muscle aches, pains • Repetitive strain injuries • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome • Digestive complaints: IBS, heartburn, indigestion • Whiplash injuries • Infertility issues • Fibromyalgia, chronic pain • Arthritis, rheumatoid/psoriatic • Posture Issues • Scoliosis Andy also offers PEMF and Cold Laser Therapy treatments in his practice as well as various other wellness devices, functional foods and supplements to support his clients’ longevity and well-being.