What we Offer

Our osteopathic practitioners treat a wide variety of health conditions including but not limited to;

• pregnancy
• infertility
• birth trauma
• colic
• ear nose and throat conditions
• vertigo
• concussion
• sinus congestion
• migraines and headaches

• lower back and neck pain
• whiplash
• MVA injuries
• trauma
• scars
• abdominal pain
• frozen shoulder
• scoliosis, and much more

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a unique, hands-on, science based, natural health care which focuses on the self-healing ability of the body.  It is designed to focus on alignment in order to release tension and facilitate ease of motion.  The body is a functional unity. It always acts as a whole to accomplish movement. We make sure that all of the parts are freely moving so they can work in harmony. It is a subtle interplay between patient and therapist.

Our Osteopaths are registered with the Ontario Association of Osteopaths and the Nova Scotia Association of Osteopaths.

What happens when you visit an osteopath?

As osteopathic practitioners, we review your medical history, listen to your story, and then conduct tests to determine appropriate treatment actions to address the root cause of your health concern. By combining a knowledge of the symptoms together with clinical testing, we often uncover the cause of disease. We are careful not to treat the symptoms alone as they are often simply a reflection of the problem. We want to solve the problem, not chase the symptoms.  Our work is cost effective and preventative in nature.

Who should seek Osteopathic Care?

Treatment is available and encouraged for all ages in every stage of life, from newborns to the elderly. Many patients come to us because of acute or chronic pain, but some patients simply book regular appointments because they “feel so much better” when they do so.  Patients tell us they were unaware of how poorly they were feeling until after they’ve received their treatment.  Awareness and self-help exercises are stressed to our patients so they can know when to seek treatment or when to exercise and care for themselves.  The goal is to make each patient self-sufficient and self-reliant.

Other Modalities

Naturopathic Medicine

Our Naturopathic Doctor, Scott Woodworth, N.D., specializes in treatment of the immune system and related disorders. He uses minimal supplementation and dietary changes to develop treatment protocols which are clearly explained during the sessions. Naturopathy strives to find the cause of each imbalance and proceeds to treat this cause.

Naturopathic Treatment Specialties Offered at the Kingsport Clinic include:

• Autoimmune Disease Management and Treatment
• Complementary Cancer Support and Treatments
• Digestive Disorders and Dysfunction
• Stress, Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
• Pediatric Health Disorders
• General Health and Wellness

Doctor Woodworth is a member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopaths and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. He holds a Naturopathic license for the State of Vermont and the Province of British Columbia. He maintains his home practice at the Kingsport Clinic.

Traditional Swedish Massage Therapy

Our traditional Swedish massage therapist aims to rehabilitate injuries sustained in sports activities and motor vehicle accidents as well as resolve repetitive strain conditions and address chronic postural problems. Manual techniques including effleurage, (broad sweeping strokes) acupressure, lymphatic drainage, and deep muscle stripping or kneading are employed to improve circulation and enhance drainage to injured tissues. Swedish massage serves to relax the patient, decreasing heart rate, downregulating the sympathetic nervous system and deepening respiration while increasing circulation and decreasing inflammation. Gentle breathing and global relaxation techniques may also be used to enhance the treatment and help provide a total sense of well-being. Individualized home stretches and exercises are often given so that each patient can be proactive in maintaining the positive gains from their treatment session.

Our massage therapist is registered with the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia, MTANS and has completed the requirements of a 2200-hour program to become qualified in his field of expertise.

All of our therapists are trained in First Aid and CPR for any emergency situation.

16 Water Street.

Kingsport, NS B0P 1H0

(902) 582-7607

16 Water Street.

Kingsport, NS B0P 1H0

(902) 582-7607