Osteopathy & Chronic Conditions

 

Fabio Bocchetti, DOMP

Fabio Bocchetti graduated from a 4.5-year program in Physiotherapy in his hometown, Rio de Janeiro in 2004. After that, he took a 2.5-year postgraduate in Acupuncture, and finally a 5-year postgraduate in Osteopathy. He worked for several years in his private office and taught manual therapy in many cities across Brazil. Fabio works in BC as a Manual Osteopath since 2017 and became a Board Director of the BCAOMP in 2018.

In this series of four 90 minutes workshops, you will learn how Osteopathy, based on pure anatomy, can explain and treat several types of headaches, low back pain, knee or hip pain as well as digestive issues. On top of that, you will learn several exercises to help you manage your symptoms, promoting your health and well-being on your own.

This course is divided into 4 parts. Please register for all 4 sessions. If you miss any due to unanticipated circumstances, you are welcome to make it up in a future series.

Session 1: Headaches

By participating you will learn about:

  • How stress can trigger headaches
  • Types of headaches
  • Your head may not be the one to blame & other sources of pain
  • What you can do about your pain at home

Session 2: Low Back Pain

By participating you will learn about:

  • Back movement
  • The importance of breathing properly
  • The “dreaded” sciatic nerve
  • Sources of pain from internal organs
  • Back pain & sleep
  • What you can do about your pain at home

Session 3: Hip & Knee Pain

By participating you will learn about:

  • Leg mobility
  • Quality of pain & what it tells us
  • Stretching & strengthening
  • Other sources of hip or knee pain
  • What you can do about your pain at home

Session 4: Digestive Issues

By participating you will learn about:

  • Fight or flight mode & digestion
  • Scar tissue slowing your bowels
  • How your spine can be the source of the problem
  • What you can do about your pain at home
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