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Gynecological Osteopathy

Written by: Arantxa Quintana Lapuente
Published: | Updated: 24/02/2020
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Many women consider menstrual pain as "normal" and accept without seeking a remedy to relieve. The pain caused during the cycle are common, but not necessary to consider normal.

Gynecological Osteopathy offers the possibility of treating these complaints and other functional problems urogynaecological region: dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, urinary incontinence, prolapse .... As well as monitoring of pregnancy and postpartum, with subtle techniques without side effects.

Through gynecological osteopathy, trying to find the cause of the problem. Knowledge of anatomy and female reproductive apparatus fisiologíadel with good palpatory skill that characterizes the osteopath, are essential for proper diagnosis and treatment of the problem. On physical examination, a number of anatomical structures that are directly related to the proper hormone function will be considered:

• The lower thoracic spine, lumbar and pelvis: In these regions leave the nerves control the contraction and relaxation of the muscles of the region, good drainage and proper vascularization. And related matrix ligaments and ovaries.

visceral system: any grip on the digestive and gynecological system caused by infection, trauma, scars ... can alter the mobility of the region and cause tissue changes that cause difficulty in good blood supply and neurological information from the region.

diaphragm and pelvic floor: its smooth operation will help us improve congestion.

cranio-sacral system: the pituitary is a gland located in the center of the skull responsible for the secretion of hormones designed to maturation and rupture of the ovarian follicles where the eggs are produced. An alteration of the environment of this gland can cause hormonal disturbances. Through the cranio-sacral osteopathy we work this environment with very subtle but very effective maneuvers.

From an osteopathic view always try the patient holistically, ie, we assess all their systems to see what is in dysfunction, although sometimes it is remote symptomatic area and taking into account your lifestyle, as stress, physical inactivity and poor nutrition can also affect the proper hormone function.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Arantxa Quintana Lapuente

Ms. Quintana is a renowned specialist in Osteopathy. He has more than 20 years of experience in the profession and extensive training in different fields of the specialty. Specifically, she is an expert in gynecological and pregnancy osteopathy, as well as postpartum osteopathy, childhood osteopathy and urogenital osteopathy, among other subspecialties.

Throughout her career she has combined her assistance work with teaching, being a professor at the Escola d'Osteopatia de Barcelona (EOB) - European School of Osteopathy (ESO) and also academic coordinator of the Diploma of Osteopathic Pediatrics at the European School Osteopathy (IASO). He currently works at the Center d'Osteopatia de Sabadell and collaborates in the Solidarity Pediatric Osteopathy service at the Clínica d'Osteopatia de Barcelona.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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