Deborah's preferred treatment modality is as a Biodynamic Cranial Osteopath. "By palpating the head, lower back or
any part of the anatomy I can feel the rhythmic impulses, motion, tides, swelling/receding, potency and breathing -
inhalation and exhalation of the musculoskeletal system, bones, ligaments, fascia, organs etc. These maintain a balance
and integrity of Health throughout the body. I seek to find a balance point in the interface between the pattern
of disease or unease and the perfect Health."
"I am a bit like the conductor of an Orchestra, when something is out of tune, I help to fine tune it
(it is the “pauses” between the notes that create the symphony). When I place my hands on a patient
I have a “living picture” of the patient’s anatomy in my mind, I can discern normal from abnormal -
or "out of tune" and I facilitate the patient to find their well being or perfect Health”.
As a Cranial Osteopath Deborah works with the Involuntary Motion which is an expression of physiology.
"Motion is the essence of life - where there is motion there is a natural flow of Neutrality and Wholeness so I am
listening to motion/rhythm and watching the Breath, feeling the Tide which is part of our fluid dynamics and as this
flows into a therapeutic force which is part of a life force - it has shape and organisation and is part of the blueprint
(architectural matrix) of our human form. It is all knowing and it works with a higher Wisdom/Intelligence and again
is part of facilitating the patient to find Health. So in a way we multi-task in our treatments on many levels
and this is all synchronised within the treatment modality."
Deborah wanted to be an Osteopath from a young age as she was lucky enough to have experienced its potential and
holistic benefits. “ I see Osteopathy as a total system of health care which looks at the whole person’s health.
We listen to their life story - the way they choose to live, think, behave nourish themselves and
why they have come in for treatment and what their expectations are from having treatment”.
"I really enjoy working with Corporate women and Women’s health, mothers, babies and children and
I love working with the older generation and hearing their stories. I believe it is important to have a life and work
balance and I am constantly experimenting with this concept. I am optimistic and full of life and love to laugh!
I love walking on the beach and in the bush daily with my friends and animals. Yoga is a very important part
of my life. I appreciate good food and feel very blessed to live in Raglan by the sea."
"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything."
- Lao Tzu
HOLISTIC PRACTICE PHILOSOPHY
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
I have been going to Debs for Osteo treatments for about 8 years now, she has helped with my headaches and body aches, helping get my body back into alignment. She was also great with treatments when I was pregnant. When you find the perfect Osteo you stay with them, I wouldn't want anyone else to treat me and would totally recommend Debs. I don't understand how she does it but she has magic hands.
LOWER BACK PAIN
I have been a client of Debs Attard-Manché since 2010. I see her primarily to treat lower back and neck pain. Debs is compassionate, kind and skilled at helping me keep these strain injuries under control and I always come away with pain eased and movement increased. I recommend Debs to anyone with similar injuries / problems and am confident she will provide assistance and relief.
"I have been seeking a healer for many years now. I am so thankful the Universe guided me to Deborah. She truly listened to my story and helped me accept and love my body as it is. I have scoliosis and lower back pain. After our session, I felt lighter and more balanced. It's interesting, she senses energy flow and opens up blocked pathways. I could feel my body expand. Thank you Debs." Shannon
I have been a client of Debs Attard-Manché, since around 2009. I have a fused ankle which had to be reconstructed some 15 years after fusion.
This fusion and subsequent reconstruction has caused a significant and ongoing change to the way I walk and increases pressure on other
joints e.g. hips and knees etc.
The Cranial Osteopathy treatment provided by Debs greatly improves alignment, helps keep me mobile
and reduces pain. As well as being a ray of sunshine
on a cloudy day, Debs is a skilled practitioner.
She is caring, empathetic and deeply intuitive.
I cannot commend her practice highly enough.
"Debs has worked with me to help me recover from a couple of falls. I love Deb's holistic approach and her wide knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy human being. Cranial Osteopathy is a very gentle process that Debs uses expertly to bring people back into alignment and health. Debs is a great listener, always upbeat and encouraging and has a great sense of humour. These qualities all contribute to the energetic healing process which occurs between patient and practitioner." Steph
I instantly felt safe the first time I went to see Debs.
And totally spaced out! Which is exactly what I needed because, at the time, I was struggling with shoulder and lower back pain and felt highly strung and tired. Something happens when Debs works on my body. It's like my body releases old energy and makes room for new. I get a sense she does so much more than just Osteopathy. Her hands are healing, her experience is rich and she's tapped into a source of divine wisdom and love. I am grateful she is one of my wellness team members and trust her completely.
Homeopath // Wellness Coach
Wednesdays and Thursdays
900 to 540
Waikato Osteopathic Centre
78 Maeroa Road
Tel: 07 855 1222
0800 4 OSTEO
Tuesdays 900 to 530
Fridays 900 to 530
The Herbal Dispensary
6 Wallis Street
Tel: 07 825 8259
Mob: 021 424 450