Shanan Sher, Osteopathic Specialist

The Solution that Improves Quality of Life

Jerusalem Medical Center - Medical Center in Ramat Aviv

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a primary health care profession, specializing in the manual treatment of joint and muscle problems. The osteopath provides hands-on treatment using manual techniques to release tight muscles, stretch ligaments and joint capsules, and mobilise joints. Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment which emphasizes methods of recognizing and alleviating structural and mechanical problems of the body.

What is a slipped disc

Shanan Sher, Osteopath

Shanan Sher is one of the senior osteopaths in Israel with over 27 years experience. He has done extensive post-graduate work treating adults and babies.

Shanan qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1993. He was one of the first osteopaths to work on the National Health Service in the UK. He has a first degree in Psychology from the University of London which he received in 1988.

He made Aliya in 1997 and is one of the founders of the Israel Center for Osteopathy. One of the oldest osteopathic centers in Israel. Today the center has two major clinics, in the Ramat Aviv Medical Center and the Jerusalem Medical Center

In the Israeli Osteopathic Association he has held numerous post including residing as the president for 4 years.

Treatments for Adults

Osteopathic treatment provides a solution to disc problems without surgical intervention.

Disc Herniation

Osteopathic treatment decreases the inflammation that surrounds the sciatic nerve, and improves mobility of the spine in order to decrease the pressure surrounding the nerve from a disc bulge.


Osteopathy is one of the most effective treatments available for back pain originating from the spine. Thousands of people worldwide are testament to its fast, non-invasive relief from pain.

Back Pain

Osteopathic treatment through pregnancy is a wonderfully gentle way of helping the body adapt to the changes which are taking place, by using soft-tissue massage, gentle articulation and mobilization of the joints of the spine.

Back Pain During Pregnancy

Osteopathic treatment decreases the inflammation and improves mobility of the neck in order to decrease the pain surrounding the discs nerves and muscles of the neck.

Neck Pain

Osteopathic treatment of the knee depends on the nature and cause of the injury. Treatment may include soft tissue treatment to the muscles which cross the knee, articulation to the knee itself, articulation of the hip joints and lumbar spine.

Knee Pain

If you suffer from adhesive capsulitis then your shoulder will feel painful and stiff. Manipulation of your shoulder joint by your osteopath will act to loosen up your soft tissues, reduce your stiffness, reduce your pain and increase you range of movement.

Shoulder Pain

שימוש במגוון טכניקות ידניות עדינות במהלך הטיפול מסייעת בשיפור יכולת התנועה של המפרקים, מפחיתה את המתח השרירים בצוואר ומקטינה את הגירוי העצבי הגורם לכאבים.

Headaches and Migraine

After a whiplash injury, the body is in a fragile state, as a result of the physical and psychological trauma it has undergone. Therefore, the skilled osteopath will employ a variety of gentle hands-on techniques to ease the damaged tissues and provide pain relief.

Car Accident Whiplash

Treatments for Babies

Torticollis is a condition in which a child’s head is tilted to one side. It is typically caused by either a tightening of the muscles of the neck, flattening of the back of the head or a combination of the two. It is common after birth.


בדיקת המיקום והיחס בין כל העצמות של הגולגולת ועמוד השדרה. הטיפול מאפשר לאזן את הלחצים בין העצמות ומסייע לעצבים היוצאים מבין העצמות וגורמים לאי-תפקודם.

Asymmetry in the skull

טיפול אוסטאופתיה ידני ועדין המשחרר לחצים ומתחים שנוצרו במהלך הלידה או ההיריון סביב הגולגולת ושרירי הצוואר ופותר את תופעת הקוליק והגזים, עצירות, וריפלוקס, מן השורש.


טיפול קראניו-סקרל מסייע להפחתת הלחץ שנוצר באזור הגולגולת, משחרר את ההידוק בעצמות הלסת של היילוד ועוזר לשיפור פתיחת הפה והיצמדות טובה אל השד ליניקה.

Breastfeeding Difficulties

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