An Osteopathic Approach to Fibromyalgia

Michael A. Seffinger An osteopathic approach to the patient entails viewing all aspects of health (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) as a combination of coordinated body functions that make up that unique individual patient. It is a patient-centered focus, emphasizing health- oriented principles of patient care and adds the osteopathic touch—i.e., hands on manual diagnosis […]

Efficacy of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: A Narrative Review

Raymond Li et al. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disease that leads to impaired motor and non-motor function in patients. PD is non-curative and gradually reduces quality of life, leading patients to seek treatment for symptom management. Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) applies the biomechanical, neurologic, circulatory, metabolic, and psychosocial models in approaching and treating […]

Alzheimer’s Disease and Osteopathy

Ari Chow With Alzheimer’s disease being an illness that has as yet a cure or reliable preventive measure, this thesis aims to examine how osteopathy could potentially be beneficial in the alleviation and in support of the healing of the disease.

Osteopathic Principles: The Inspiration of Every Science Is Its Change

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Bruno Bordoni and Allan R. Escher Jr. The osteopathic manual approach and osteopathic medicine (OM) were conceived and built from the studies and experience in the nineteenth-century of Andrew Taylor Still, DO. According to Dr. Still, “Osteopathy, or osteopathic medicine, is a philosophy, a science, and an art”. The foundations of OM emphasize the fact […]