ARE YOU SUFFERING?
Headaches, Back/Neck pain, Sciatica, Sports injuries, RSI/ OOS?
Dr. Karl Hofmeister (D.O.) specializes in complex acute and chronic pain conditions including any muscle, tendon, ligament, nerve and joint pain.
With over 35 years’ experience in the musculoskeletal field.
Qualified as a registered Physiotherapist in Germany and since 1989 practising as a qualified and registered Osteopath in New Zealand
MY Approach is multi fold:
WHAT IS AN OSTEOPATH?
Osteopathy is a branch of medicine which views the body as a whole and complete unit with each part having a distinct relationship with each other taking into account blood supply (the rule of the artery), nerve supply, fascia, venous and lymphatic drainage and the compensatory integration of the whole musculoskeletal system.
Osteopathy is a system of healing that deals with the structure of the body, i.e. bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and general connective tissues (fascia), their relationship with one another and the effect it can have on the …
CONSULTATION WITH DR. KARL
In the initial first consultation we take a detailed general health history and listen carefully what your main complaint is followed by an osteopathic examination and diagnosis which may include standard orthopaedic/neurological tests, palpation (light touch) to examine soft tissues (muscles), articulation to check for joint restrictions and make a diagnosis of the main problem and decide on a treatment plan. This may involve an xray, ultrasound or other referrals.
Is an Osteopathic treatment painful?
Osteopaths are primary health care providers who are able to treat patients with or without referral from other health providers. If your condition is caused by an accident we can make an ACC claim.
“Dr Karl Hofmeister is a very friendly and experienced osteopath based in Auckland. I highly recommend his services.”Ewen Barling,
“If you’re after an Osteopath in Auckland that has a lot of experience, then Dr Karl Hofmeister is perfect to help you achieve a pain free lifestyle “Jane Done,