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Osteopathic practice

Julie Buschmann

Listen, feel, heal

Osteopathy treats conditions ranging from structural, to visceral and emotional.

My specialisations:

  • back and neck pain

  • digestive problems

  • restless babies with cramps, reflux, predisposition, ...

  • women with painful menstruation, bladder problems, endometriose, ...

Here is a list of possible issues.

Is osteopathy for you?

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Osteopathy contributes by treating the cause of a wide range of conditions. 

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My areas of expertise also include women's problems during pregnancy and a wide range of pelvic, gynaecological and fertility problems. 

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As an osteopath, I help babies and toddlers with a wide range of possible conditions.

Where to go?

In addition to running my own practice in Wilrijk, I am also a member of three multidisciplinary teams. Collaborating with practitioners with a different field of expertise (in osteopathy, physiotherapy, coaching, ...) enriches the quality of treatments I offer.
 

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FAQ

How to make an appointment? Call or text me on +32 (0) 471 / 76 74 02 or e-mail me at buschmannjulie@gmail.com. If you want to book online in Niel use this link: https://altagenda.crossuite.com/PYM/o/b4236484 If you want to book in Middelburg, use this link: https://osteopathisch-centrum.as.me/julie-buschmann-osteopaat

How much does a consultation cost? How can I pay for my consultation? An osteopathic consultation can take 30 - 40 minutes. The price per consult depends on the location: Wilrijk: €59 Niel: €61 Middelburg: €90 Cash payment and Payconiq are accepted.

How much do I get reimbursement from the mutuality? Belgium: Depending on your Health Insurance it is usually 10€ per treatment, 5x/year. Netherland: The reimbursent is depending on your Health Insurance.

What to expect during an osteopathic consultation? Depending on your condition, it can take 30-40 minutes. 1. First, during the anamnesis, I take notes of personal data, medical history and information about the current problem. 2. Then, I do mobility tests of the spine, organs and cranium in order to detect loss of flexibility. 3. During the treatment I use different techniques in order to find the cause or the cause(s) of the disorder. 4. Finally, after the consultation, your body needs time to recover. Usually it takes a week for the body to regain its balance.

Where to go? Address? Wilrijk: Sint-Bavostraat 5, 2610 Wilrijk Niel: Rector de Somerstraat 2a, 2845 Niel (Revactief) Middelburg: Poelendaelesingel 12, 4335 JA Middelbrug (OCM)

What is osteopathy? One of the most fascinating things about osteopathy is its holistic approach to the body. “Viewing the body as a whole” is not what traditional medicine does. They have a specialist for practically every part of our body: feet, intestines, nerves, hormones, etcetera. Osteopathy however is about connecting these different systems and harmonizing them in order to make the body function as a whole. Independent of a medical prescription, the osteopath looks for the causes of a disorder. The cause - and - effect relationship is often not obvious at all: lower back pain can have its origin in the intestines and an indigestion can be linked to the central nervous system. Furthermore, osteopathy is a manual discipline. We feel with our hands the condition of different structures in the body: the circulatory system, muscles, bones, ligaments, nerves, lymphatic system, the craniosacral rhythm, etcetera. Additionally, we listen to the patient's story (the emotional and mental condition). The combination of all this information allows us to answer questions like: “Why is your body in pain?” “What systems might be causing the disorder?” “Which connections can be made here?” “Where can we find tension?” All this, in order to eventually come to the most important question: "How do we rebalance the body?".

What is the self-healing mechanism of the body? One of the main principles of osteopathy is: “The body is capable of self-regulation, self-healing, and health maintenance” (www.osteopathic.org). The key to consciously activate your self-healing properties is through breath and positive feelings.

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