Nerve compression syndromes as models for research on osteopathic manipulative treatment.


Experimental and clinical studies of nerve compression syndromes show that ischemia or edema, singly or combined, causes responses in nerves that lead to alterations in impulse conduction and to commonly observed clinical signs. Because osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is thought to affect microcirculation and anatomic positioning of structures… (More)


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