A 38-year-old female asked:
can a doctor of osteopathy /omt correct a pinched nerve?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Dowling answered
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
As long as he is : Trained as a neurosurgeon or orthopedic spine surgeon if you are seeking surgical treatment otherwise for non operative care treatment can be sought from an osteopath.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Andrew Lipton answered
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
OMT: Yes omt can often correct a pinched nerve. Conservative care like rest ice and time along with omt is always the first approach. Invasive procedures are a last resort if conservative treatment is not effective.
Answered on Dec 1, 2013
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