Do you find yourself falling asleep at your desk or exhausted throughout the day? Do you feel bloated and sluggish after meals? Does something just feel off with regards to your health? Many Americans aren’t feeling like the best physical versions of themselves because they aren’t giving their bodies the proper nutrition needed to fuel them. Turn to an osteopath who can provide you with the nutritional advice and recommendations you need to improve how your whole body functions.
What is an osteopath?
In order to fully understand what an osteopath can offer you with regards to advice, treatments, and care it’s first important to understand what an osteopath does. An osteopath is a doctor that specializes in providing alternative care and treatments that improve how every muscle, ligament, joint, and system within the body functions.
After all, when there is dysfunction somewhere in the body it’s often the result of dysfunction somewhere else, as well. An osteopath provides manual manipulation and adjustments to stretch and move the body to improve functionality, flexibility and range of motion while reducing pain, weakness, and other physical issues.
How does nutrition play a role in osteopathy?
We first need to identify what is causing your issues and how they are linked to nutrition before determining the best course of action. After all, an osteopath specializes in preventing and treating problems through a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition, and osteopathic treatments.
For example, if you are dealing with inflammation in the body this could be caused by certain metabolic disorders. Making sure that you are eating a healthy diet and avoiding sugar, starches, and other foods that can make inflammation worse is key, while also providing you with healthy food recommendations that will support your body and reduce inflammation.
We also know how much being overweight or obese can affect the overall function of the body. Many people who are overweight deal with aches and pain on a daily basis and may find themselves dealing with other serious health problems like diabetes and heart disease. An osteopath can work with you to create a weight loss plan that truly works. No diets, no gimmicks, just healthier eating and knowing what to put in your body to help it thrive and to help you shed the excess weight for a much healthier you.
Whether you are dealing with extreme fatigue on a regular basis or you are looking for a healthy and effective way to lose weight, turning to an osteopath will provide you with the treatments, care and advice you need to lead a healthier, happier lifestyle and to maintain a healthier body.