BOOK YOUR OSTEOPATHIC TREATMENT
Body & Mind Osteopathic Clinic
280 Sheppard Av. E, unit # 208
Toronto, ON M2N 3B1
Monday - Friday 9am to 8pm
Saturday - 9am to 2pm
Sunday - Booking by request
What to Expect During My Appointment?
An osteopathic treatment involves a complete understanding of your health history as well as an assessment of your posture, alignment, and present state of health. We want to know all about you so we can understand how you got to where you are and be able to help you the most.
The new patient consultation starts with a detailed health history, which is the first step in understanding the problem, its’ origin, and context in your life. Often incidents in your past or your current lifestyle, or trauma you may not have thought of, can actually be linked to the symptoms you are experiencing.
The next step is to assess posture, patterns of mobility, and specifically the area of complaint. This often involves asking you to perform simple movements, either sitting or standing, so we can observe you in motion. To enable this, we need to see your body work, so it is advisable to wear loose, comfortable clothing.
This is followed by a gentle examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, tissues, nerve, and fluid pathways with our hands using a highly developed sense of touch called osteopathic palpation. This combines with the prior health history and observation of posture and movement to create a diagnostic picture of how the body is working.
Once we have created this understanding of your state of health, we can begin the very gentle osteopathic treatment process.
The session ends with a discussion of the findings during the treatment, as well as a plan for addressing your issues, and some idea of the prognosis. Please ask as many questions as you like; we feel your understanding of the process is a critical component of your healing process and return to health.
If you had a medical review of your issue, please bring along any documentation you may have. The report that accompanies the diagnostic imaging (X-Ray, CT, Ultrasound, or MRI) is the most useful information for us.
- Be sure to drink plenty of water over the next 24 hours (approx. 2L or 8 x 8oz glasses.).
- You want to flush out and rehydrate areas that were once restricted.
- Be easy on yourself for 24 hours. This means no physical, strenuous activity.
- Your body needs time to adjust to the new structural positioning.
- You may experience new symptoms, that are possibly old symptoms arising as the next layers are revealed.
- These new symptoms are not to be alarmed at, take notice of them, and realize that the treatment is having an effect.
- You may also experience fatigue and/or flu-like symptoms ie. nausea, again these are symptoms associated with the body realigning
- The affects of the osteopathic massage treatment can be felt immediately and up to a couple of days after the treatment.
- Be aware of these changes for the next treatment.
How to Prepare For Your Appointment?
Please fill out online booking form or call (647) 995-7722 to schedule an appointment.
Calls are answered 9am to 8:00pm Monday – Friday, and 9:00am to 2:00pm Saturday. At other times please leave a message and your call will be returned at the start of the next business day.
We are not able to accommodate walk-in clients, but will do our best to schedule you as soon as possible, especially in an urgent case.
Please arrive for your appointment 10 minutes early to ensure a complete treatment. This allows time to compose yourself, use the washroom if necessary, and decompress prior to your treatment.
Late arrivals create significant problems in maintaining our schedules. As a courtesy to the clients following you, if you arrive late, your session may be shortened to the remainder of your scheduled appointment.
Please call us at (647) 352-7373 two days prior to your appointment to let us know if you need to reschedule or cancel.
If we do not receive prior notification, you will be charged for the missed appointment. 48 HOURS CANCELLATION FEE – $25 | 24 HOURS CANCELLATION FEE – $50
Out of consideration and respect for our time, if a patient does not show up for a scheduled appointment and does not provide any type of advance notice, the client may be charged the FULL price of the scheduled appointment.
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What Our Clients Are Saying...
Very attentive to your needs. Very gentle with on hands practices. Explains in simple terms the different treatments procedures. Treatment works. Would recommend to all. Great person.
Vadzim is top notch in every way. Professional, clean and very experienced. You are in very good and honest hands with Vadzim as your Osteopath.
I am so happy with the service I got from Body & Mind Clinic especially Vadzim. I wish I could give 100 star to him! Vadzim listens patiently to your problem and care about your pains till fixing them with his golden hands. I highly recommend this center to my friends and family.
Vadzim is a real professional; he will diagnose you within minutes of feeling your skeletal structure moving, and his adjustments both relieve tension and have cured many aches and pains I had related to my lower back. Worth every penny.