Rob Estey-Willick, D.O.M.P., B.A., R.M.T.
Rob is a registered Osteopath and a registered Massage Therapist. He is a graduate of the 5 year osteopathy program at Collège d'Études Ostéopathiques (Halifax, 2012: recipient of the A.T.Still Award for advancement of osteopathy in the field of philosophical and sociological research), a graduate of the Massage Therapy program at Northumberland College (Halifax, 2006: valedictorian), and a graduate of McMaster University (1996, BA, Political Science). Rob is on the faculty of Collège d'Études Ostéopathiques (Halifax) and the Canadian College of Osteopathy (Winnipeg) where he teaches several courses including:
- Lower back and Pelvis: (low back and pelvic pain, such as sciatica, pregnancy related rib, back and leg pain, headaches & migraines related to low back and pelvic problems)
- The Respiratory System (treatment of back and rib pain, and for breathing difficulties such asthma and chronic bronchitis)
- Pathophysiology of the Digestive System (treatment of problems related to the stomach and esophagus, such as reflux; treatment related to gall bladder problems; treatment of intestinal problems, such as constipation, (IBS) Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Rob has a special interest in working with infants and children and is currently doing research for a book about infant health with a focus on treatment for digestive disturbances and breastfeeding challenges. For infants and children, osteopathy can be particularly effective to resolve common problems such as colic, chronic sinus and ear infections, nursing issues (difficulty latching, sucking, swallowing), reflux and constipation
He works with people of all ages and addresses a wide variety of conditions using a hands-on approach to treatment. Osteopathy can be an effective therapy for promoting health of patients experiencing the effects of acute injury, chronic pain and chronic conditions, and relief from general tension, aches and stress. Rob works with his patients to restore and maintain soft-tissue and joint mobility and alignment, and overall balance and optimal function. He has a gentle and holistic approach to assessment and treatment.
He is a member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Association of Osteopaths (NSAO), the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO), and the Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS).
If you have questions about whether osteopathy may be helpful for you, a family member, friend or colleague, please feel free to contact Rob by calling or using the Contact Form.