Abstract

Best uses of osteopathic manipulation

Slattengren AH1, Nissly T2, Blustin J2, Bader A3, Westfall E3. J Fam Pract. 2017 Dec;66(12):743-747.
 
     

Author information

1 North Memorial Family Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Email: aslatten@umn.edu.

2 North Memorial Family Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

3 Mankato Family Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, Mankato, MN, USA.

Abstract

With the growing number of DOs and the high utilization of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), it is important for all physicians to understand the role OMT can play in the treatment of conditions ranging from low back pain to irritable bowel syndrome so that patients may be offered, or referred for, the treatment when appropriate.

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