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What is an osteopathic physician, do (doctor of osteopathic medicine)?

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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Holistic doctor

Osteopathic physician in usa receive all the training of md colleagues , but in the context of an osteopathic holistic philosophy , which looks to promote health, and does so through osteopathic hands on manipulative manual treatment.

In brief: Holistic doctor

Osteopathic physician in usa receive all the training of md colleagues , but in the context of an osteopathic holistic philosophy , which looks to promote health, and does so through osteopathic hands on manipulative manual treatment.
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Licensed doctor

Do's, are fully licensed doctors in all 50 states.
They write prescriptions, perform surgery and do everything an md does. Do training is the same as md's, plus do's get about 150 extra hours in how the musculo-skeletal system affects the body. The osteopathic philosophy states, "the body can heal itself if you give it what it needs and take away what it doesn't.".

In brief: Licensed doctor

Do's, are fully licensed doctors in all 50 states.
They write prescriptions, perform surgery and do everything an md does. Do training is the same as md's, plus do's get about 150 extra hours in how the musculo-skeletal system affects the body. The osteopathic philosophy states, "the body can heal itself if you give it what it needs and take away what it doesn't.".
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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