Understanding The Science Of Heat Packs Used In Osteopathy

When you last visited your osteopathic doctor (D.O.) she or he might have used a heat pack on your back, or may have even suggested the usage of such packs for at home follow up treatments. Even as you are dutifully going to the store to purchase the indicated items, do you really know what it is that you...

The Role Of Adhesive Tape In Osteopathic Posture Alignment

Patients are sometimes surprised to learn how very little it takes to follow the suggestions of their osteopath at home. Even as there is a lot of gadgetry currently on the market, ostensibly to appeal to the alternative health aficionado who is looking to make healthy changes without prescription...

Treating Athletic Injuries With Osteopathy

Osteopathy is the art of practicing a whole body form of medicine. Sometimes seen as a mix of massage, chiropractic care, and medical assistance, a doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) differs from a doctor of medicine (M.D.) by her or his ability to look beyond the symptom and the pain. It has been said that the...

Are You Hip To Osteopathy

As society is moving to a more holistic approach, the term osteopathy crops up more frequently; at times it is thought to be synonymous with chiropractic care, although this is a mistaken impression. It is true that osteopaths also believe in the manipulation of the patient’s spine, but they go...

Managing Chronic Pain Through Osteopathy And Other Medical Disciplines

Chronic pain is the kind of condition that does not carry a good prognosis with respect to a definitive starting or ending day. Sufferers suggest that the pain comes in waves: at times it is less pronounced while at others times it can be downright debilitating. What remains constant, however, is the...

So You Want To Be An Osteopath

A bona fide medical profession, becoming a doctor of osteopathy is an increasingly popular choice of occupation. It is by no means an easy undertaking and much like any other medical doctor, becoming a D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) requires time, money, determination, and education. There is a very well...

Dental Health Of Interest In Osteopathy

There is the common misconception that osteopathy does not concern itself with dentistry. After all, dentists are the ones who have to face the job nobody else on earth is willing to undertake: luring reluctant patients into their offices and chairs. Yet what is frequently overlooked is the fact that a...

Some Noteworthy Facts About Doctors Of Osteopathy

A doctor of osteopathy, or D.O., is a highly qualified medical professional who achieved licensing as an osteopathic physician. This is considered a specialization in the field of medicine and has garnered a distinction from the M.D. designation that is reserved for allopathic medical practitioners. As a...

Changing Family Medical Coverage To Reflect More Holistic Care And Osteopathy

Families change. This is the one status quo item that sets apart the insurance policies written for families and those written for single individuals. There are new children being born into families, other family members aging and qualifying for Medicare, then there are the family members who may want to...

Picking The Right School For Your Osteopathy Training

Becoming a doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) is a long road and requires a serious commitment of time and resources. As such it is understandable that candidates who are ready to undergo this journey want to know ahead of time that they are applying to the right school. While there is ultimately no guarantee that...
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