A 38-year-old female asked:
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can a doctor of osteopathy /omt correct a pinched nerve?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
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
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
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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