Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

Alternate Names

  • Cranial Osteopathy
  • Cranial-sacral Therapy
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Jones Counterstrain
  • Mobilization
  • Myofascial Release
  • OM
  • OMT
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathy
  • Strain-counterstrain

Uses

Principle Proposed Uses

Other Studied Uses

Overview

Osteopathic medicine originated as a 19th century alternative medical approach emphasizing the physical manipulation of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Today, doctors of osteopathic medicine study and practice the same types of medical and surgical techniques as their conventional MD colleagues with the addition of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT).

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