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What is osteopathic therapy exactly?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Manual Therapy

Osteopathic therapy (osteopathic manipulative medicine) is a set of manual medicine techniques that may be used to diagnose illness and injury, relieve pain, restore range of motion, and enhance the body's capacity to heal.
It is used by osteopathic physicians in conjuction with other tools of modern medicine (prescription medicine, surgery, etc.).

In brief: Manual Therapy

Osteopathic therapy (osteopathic manipulative medicine) is a set of manual medicine techniques that may be used to diagnose illness and injury, relieve pain, restore range of motion, and enhance the body's capacity to heal.
It is used by osteopathic physicians in conjuction with other tools of modern medicine (prescription medicine, surgery, etc.).
Dr. James Eitner
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Manipulative medical

Omm is osteopathic manipulative medical treatment.
As physicians, osteopaths refer to their assessment and application of manual techniques as treatment not therapy. There are multiple modalities / styles of treatment under the heading of omm. The main division being whether the techniques are direct or indirect in the application...

In brief: Manipulative medical

Omm is osteopathic manipulative medical treatment.
As physicians, osteopaths refer to their assessment and application of manual techniques as treatment not therapy. There are multiple modalities / styles of treatment under the heading of omm. The main division being whether the techniques are direct or indirect in the application...
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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