Dr. Marc Lorenzelli
Nº Col. 40401

Manual medicine - Osteopathy

Manual medicine - Osteopathy is a medical discipline that deals with the fuctional problems of the postural and the musculo-skeletal system. University teaching manual medicine - osteopathy is reserved for doctoral graduates in medicine. Manual medicine treatment requires a thorough knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics.
It can handle: the general spinal joint pains, pain associated with static disorders, minor intervertebral disturbances, cell-syndrome-myalgic periosteum spinal segment, myofascial pain of non-vertebral origins. Joint manipulation (spinal and peripheral) are techniques used in orthopaedic medicine and vertebral therapy.
They are a means of treating the dysfunctions of the musculo-skeletal system.


Treatments used in Orthopaedic and Vertebral Therapy are:

  • Spinal manipulation
  • Vertebral tractions
  • Stretching
  • Infiltration
  • Hydrotherapy, thermotherapy, cryotherapy
  • Electrotherapy for pain of spinal origin
  • The lumbar support
  • Necklace


Spinal pain

The main clinical aspects of spinal pain are:

  • The common, chronic neck pain
  • The acute stiff neck and neck pain
  • The common cervico-brachial neuralgia
  • The common chronic back pain
  • The acute back pain
  • Rib sprains
  • Chronic lower back pain
  • Spinal pains from the lower back
  • Spinal pains from the upper back (T11-T12-L1)
  • The acute lumbago
  • The common sciatica
  • The crural neuralgia
  • The meralgia paresthetica
  • The coccygodynia
  • The syndrome of lateral perforating branches of T12 and L1
  • The cervical headache
  • The cervical migraine
  • The cervical syndrome
  • The sydrome of the levator scapulae
  • The upper limbs acroparesthesia and cervical spine
  • The painful shoulders and cervivcal spine
  • The epicondylalgia
  • The epitrochlealgia
  • The fake hip pain of spinal origin
  • Knee pain of spinal origin
  • The pseudo-visceral pain
  • The syndrome thoracolumbar junction
  • The syndrome of transitional zones