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Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on length of stay in a population of preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial
BackgroundThe use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in preterm infants has been documented and results from previous studies suggest the association between OMT and length of stay (LOS)Expand
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Clinical effectiveness of osteopathic treatment in chronic migraine: 3-Armed randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of OMT on chronic migraineurs using HIT-6 questionnaire, drug consumption, days of migraine, pain intensity and functional disability. DESIGN 3-ArmedExpand
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Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on gastrointestinal function and length of stay of preterm infants: an exploratory study
BackgroundOrganizational improvement of neonatal intensive care units requires strict monitoring of preterm infants, including routine assessment of physiological functions of the gastrointestinalExpand
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A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Preterms
Background Despite some preliminary evidence, it is still largely unknown whether osteopathic manipulative treatment improves preterm clinical outcomes. Materials and Methods The present multi-centerExpand
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The Effect of Optimally Timed Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Length of Hospital Stay in Moderate and Late Preterm Infants: Results from a RCT
Introduction. Little research has been conducted looking at the effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) on preterm infants. Aim of the Study. This study hypothesized that osteopathic careExpand
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Osteopathic evaluation of somatic dysfunction and craniosacral strain pattern among preterm and term newborns.
CONTEXT Palpatory skills are a central part of osteopathic manipulative treatment and palpatory diagnosis. The aim of osteopathic structural examination is to locate somatic dysfunction and cranialExpand
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Introducing an osteopathic approach into neonatology ward: the NE-O model
BackgroundSeveral studies showed the effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on neonatal care in reducing length of stay in hospital, gastrointestinal problems, clubfoot complications andExpand
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Osteopathic manipulation as a complementary treatment for the prevention of cardiac complications: 12-Months follow-up of intima media and blood pressure on a cohort affected by hypertension.
BACKGROUND Aim of the present study was to investigate the association between osteopathic treatment and hypertension. METHODS The design was a non-randomized trial including consecutive subjectsExpand
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Do placebo effects associated with sham osteopathic procedure occur in newborns? Results of a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Placebo effect has been largely studied and debated in medicine. Research focused mainly on children and adults but not on newborns. In osteopathy, few studies documented this effect andExpand
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Osteopathic manipulative treatment of congenital talipes equinovarus: a case report.
BACKGROUND Treatment recommendations for congenital talipes equinovarus are focused on conservative treatments. OBJECTIVES The aim of this paper is to present a case report of bilateral congenitalExpand
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