Shanan Sher, Osteopathy Specialist Jerusalem -Tel Aviv

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 30 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.

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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 improves the functioning of the knee. 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 shoulder strain that can cause tendonitis of the shoudler, then your shoulder will feel painful and stiff. The osteopath will loosen up your soft tissues, reduce your stiffness, reduce your pain and increase you range of movement.

Shoulder Pain

The osteopath uses gentle techniques to release the tight muscles at the base of the spine and cause tension headaches

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.


Osteopathy is successful in reducing asymmetry of the new-born's skull

Asymmetry in the skull

Gentle osteopathic treatment for your baby can relieve symptoms of reflux


Breastfeeding issues are often caused after birth. The osteopath can identify the cause an solve the breastfeeding problem

Breastfeeding Difficulties

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