M.d. Or D.o. Whom Should You Pick

There is a discussion in the American healthcare system that focuses on whether or not to use the services of a medical doctor (M.D.) or a doctor of osteopathy (D.O.). Both are highly educated, trained, and degreed, licensed, and accredited medical healthcare providers. Insurance companies recognize both...

How Osteopathy Can Help The Disabled

Disability takes many forms. In some cases the illness that causes the disability is progressive, and the patient with this form of ailment will seek out a medical professional who can either hold the progression of the disease or at least help to maintain a current status quo of wellness. In other cases...

Children Are Ideal Candidates For Osteopathic Treatment

Children are beset with a plethora of minor ailments due to sudden growth spurts, developmental milestones, play injuries, but also more serious conditions that may have failed to materialize early on during childhood. Parents facing some of the more invasive treatments, such as tubes inserted for draining...

Osteopathic Exercises During Pregnancy

There are the select few women who love being pregnant. They adore their changing bodies, take morning sickness with a stride, and do not mind their aching backs. Then again, they might have none of these symptoms associated with pregnancy and instead are part and parcel of those leading a charmed life. On...

Seniors Enjoy Benefits Of Osteopathy

Osteopathy at times seems to be the kind of healthcare that benefits mostly athletes and those with chronic back pain. At least this is the impression given to many a patient. Fortunately, this is not true and instead there are great segments of the population that actually benefit from this kind of...

The Osteopathic Treatment Of Sciatica

Sciatica is a common condition that has sent many patients to the operating room. Doctors of osteopathy (D.O.s) have also weighed in on this condition, and they have come up with several much more natural ways of curing the problem and actually avoiding it in the long run. Patients are relieved to learn...

Osteopathy And Chronic Fatigue

It is important to note that osteopaths treat more than just back pain, sore muscles, or any combination thereof. As a matter of fact, since they are afforded alternative health status in many medical communities, they are sometimes the last ditch approach for those who have not been helped by the regular...

Surefire Osteopathic Means Of Easing Your Back Pain

Busy moms, pregnant soon-to-be moms, athletes, office workers, laborers, and everyday citizens all share one thing: the risk of developing back pain. Whether it is the early morning stiffness that makes getting out of a bed a real challenge, or the pain that takes hold after a long day, the fact that it is...

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...
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