Should You Visit An Osteopath Or A Chiropractor

Sometimes it is hard to tell where you pain coming from. It is not exactly a muscle, or at least it does not feel like one, but it does not appear to be a joint problem either. You know that with a quick prescription for pain killers from your doctor you could make the pain go away, but you are most likely...

Questions To Ask When Buying Medical Insurance That Covers Osteopathy And Other Alternative Healthcare

The face of buying insurance has changed considerably in the last decade. Whereas before you were willing to take whatever you could get, as long as it was cheap, at this juncture most consumers have decided that buyers can indeed be choosers and the choice of the hour is alternative health care. This...

Can Osteopathy Help With Osteoporosis

Women know that with advancing age there is also the very real and present danger of osteoporosis. Some have argued that unless bones have been nurtured and nourished before age 30, the odds of contracting osteoporosis are higher than normal. On the other side of the equation are those who would seek out...

Steps Osteopaths Take To Deal With Patients Arthritis Pain

As an osteopath you know that arthritis pain is one of the hardest conditions to treat. The patient’s susceptibility to pain changes with the weather, and the severity of the pain that is experienced can never be anticipated but only dealt with in the aftermath of first appearing. Specialists in the...

Osteopathy On A Budget

Anyone suffering from chronic pain or engaged in athletics knows that osteopathy is a bona fide alternative to expensive medical treatments that oftentimes only take into account the cure of symptoms, but very rarely manage the eradicate the actual root cause of a medical problem. In a day and age when...

Allopathy Versus Osteopathy

A medical doctor with the initials M.D. is considered to be an allopathic practitioner. A doctor with the abbreviation D.O. is termed an alternative to this form of practice. Vying for the business of the discerning patient, both medical professionals seek to showcase their abilities in the best lights...

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...
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