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Applying osteopathic principles to formulate treatment for patients with chronic pain.

  title={Applying osteopathic principles to formulate treatment for patients with chronic pain.},
  author={M. Kuchera},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  volume={107 10 Suppl 6},
  • M. Kuchera
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
  • Osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) is a physician-directed approach to patient care that incorporates diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to address body unity issues, enhance homeostatic mechanisms, and maximize structure-function interrelationships. Osteopathic physicians integrate a thorough medical history with palpatory examination of a patient to ascertain distinctive characteristics and origins of the patient's pain, to evaluate how pain uniquely affects the patient, and to… CONTINUE READING
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