Traditional Osteopathy

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Welcome to the osteopathic practice of Dr. Christopher Brown. Dr. Brown is an osteopathic physician offering traditional osteopathic care to patients from newborns to adults. Treatments are individualized to each patient, involving osteopathy in the cranial field and other approaches. Read More

What can Osteopathy do for me?

Osteopathic treatment can be helpful for a wide range of ailments and conditions. A treatment generally involves removing strains, restrictions and old injury patterns from the body through gentle manipulation. Learn More

What to Expect During a Visit

A session typically begins with a detailed review of the patient’s medical history, followed by exam and osteopathic structural exam. From there the osteopathic treatment takes place that involves gentle manipulation of the body to address the specific issues at hand. Patients should be clothed in loose comfortable clothes.

Want to get a head start on paper work? Use the new patient packet link below to get the necessary forms and fill them out before you arrive. If you have any questions please call the office at (510) 526-5256 New patient packet (adults)

Case Studies

Case Study

A 54-year-old man hit by a car, with a subsequent fall and hit to the head, was found to have a subdural brain bleed requiring emergency surgery.

54-year-old man was hit by a car, taken to a hospital and found to have a 6-mm subdural hematoma (a collection of blood outside the brain). He was discharged, but then fifteen days later he fell and hit his head again. This time his subdural hematoma was found to have grown and he underwent exercency surgery to take out the blood and relieve the pressure in his head. He suffered from head pain and persistent dizziness. He was given osteopathic treatment as part of his successful recovery.

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Case Study

A 21-year-old man fell from 4 stories, sustaining serious injury to his head and face.

A 21-year-old man had a fall from 4 stories and was found to have multiple cranial fractures as well as epidural, subdural and intraperchymal brain bleeds, along with significantly decreased cognitive function. With osteopathic treatment as part of his medical care, he was able to recover his mental status – including his use of language – and his vision improved.

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