• What We Do

    Our Approach

    At OCO (Ottawa Chiropractic & Osteopathy) we use a unique approach to healthcare management that is a combination of techniques used by practitioners around the globe.

     

    Our practitioners are able to address structural and nervous system weaknesses that may be the real CAUSES of a wide range of complaints, to help you achieve superior and sustainable results.

    Our Treatment

    We have a number of different treatment tools in our box. What ones we will use depends on your condition and your goals.

     

    Traditional "Hands-on" Treatment

    This is done primarily as "hands on" treatment taught in chiropractic and osteopathic schools. The treatment is typically low force, gentle, and effective and is directed at the bones and myofascial tissue. Don't be mistaken, this is not myofascial massage.

     

    Neurological Rehabilitation

    This treatment involves nerve specific activation and actions and low level light therapy to address neurological issues that have resulted from injuries and traumas. The tests are based in traditional neurology but the treatment is directed to specific nerve actions.

     

    Low Level Laser Therapy

    This treatment has been shown to be effective in the treatment of numerous conditions such as acute sprains/strains, neuropathy, disc injuries, etc. Laser therapy is typically paired with other treatments as it helps the tissues that are being treated repair.

     

    Frequency Specific Microcurrent

    This is treatment using micro-amperage current and the resonance effect of frequencies on tissue and conditions to reduce symptoms such as pain from nerves, joints, and muscles we see in fibromyalgia, CRPS, and other conditions and injuries. This is not the same as the TENS units of the past. Read more here.

    What complaints may be helped?*

    OCO practitioners have treated people with many different complaints. This is a list of complaints we have seen resolve in patients we have treated over the years:

    • Back & neck pain
    • Headaches and migraines
    • Whiplash and car accident injuries
    • Concussions
    • Joint pain
    • CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome)
    • Face pain
    • Post-surgical pain
    • Dizziness and balance issues

    Please note that this is not a complete list. There are many other areas that may be resolved with the help of OCO methods. For more information speak with your practitioner.

    Care is “tailor made” for you!

    By evaluating YOU the real causes can be addressed and superior results achieved — regardless of complaint. No two patients are the same. Each individual’s makeup is different and OCO methods address the specific needs and physiological tolerances of each individual. This is what makes a treatment at OCO unique.

    Who is this for?

    OCO treatments are suitable for the whole family.

     

    The approach is very non-invasive, stress & pain free; some people even fall asleep during treatment! This makes our treatment suitable for the very young through to the very aged, and those that are very sick or injured. Our methods are some of the safest methods of treatment available.

    *Please note that your OCO practitioner is not directly treating your diagnosed condition, organs, etc. The methods used are aimed at influencing your body structure, and the signalling and communication pathways that your brain and body uses to ensure proper function. These methods are designed based on the principles of anatomy, neurology, neuroscience, chiropractic, osteopathy, and acupuncture.

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