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Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Design. A randomized controlled trial was conducted. Objective. To determine the efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment as a complementary treatment for chronic nonspecific low backExpand
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Osteopathic manipulative treatment in conjunction with medication relieves pain associated with fibromyalgia syndrome: results of a randomized clinical pilot project.
Osteopathic physicians caring for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FM) often use osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in conjunction with other forms of standard medical care. Despite aExpand
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Blinding protocols, treatment credibility, and expectancy: methodologic issues in clinical trials of osteopathic manipulative treatment.
CONTEXT In testing an experimental new drug or therapy, the gold standard in biomedical research for determining treatment efficacy is the randomized controlled trial (RCT). In pharmaceutical trials,Expand
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Cost-effective osteopathic manipulative medicine: a literature review of cost-effectiveness analyses for osteopathic manipulative treatment.
Despite the value that osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) may offer to healthcare consumers in a managed care, evidence-based healthcare system, very little research has been published on theExpand
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Primary Diffuse Leptomeningeal Gliomatosis
Background: Primary diffuse leptomeningeal gliomatosis (PDLG) is a rare presentation of a primary central nervous system glial tumor. Methods: Four case reports of PDLG in young males aged 14–24Expand
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Quality of life in referred patients presenting to a specialty clinic for osteopathic manipulative treatment.
Previous research has found that patients of osteopathic physicians tend to report poorer general health perceptions than persons in the general population or than patients of allopathic physicians.Expand
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Development of the Attitudes Toward Osteopathic Principles and Practice Scale (ATOPPS): preliminary results.
Little empirical work has been done to examine how osteopathic medical students' attitudes toward osteopathic principles and practice (OPP) develop and evolve over the course of their medicalExpand
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Physicians' and patients' attitudes toward manual medicine: Implications for continuing medical education
Introduction: Manual medicine (MM) is a physical modality infrequently used in primary care clinics. This study examines primary care physicians' experience with and attitudes toward the use of MM inExpand
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