Osteopathy Treating The Whole Person

AT STILL – considered to be the founder of Osteopathy

At Still | Founder Of OsteopathyAt Still was a great observer of the body and its responses to healing. His thoughts are just as relevant as today’s thinking:

  1. The human body functions as a total biologic unit
  2. The body possesses self-healing and self-regulatory mechanisms
  3. Structure and function are interrelated, and
  4. Abnormal pressure in one part of the body produces abnormal pressures and strains upon other parts of the body