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2014-01-04 23:21:13

Therapist Al R. Zia of Natural-Med therapy in Ann Arbor is approved by NIH & IRB to conduct clinical research on the effect of CranioSacral integrative therapy on Parkinson's disease. Now recruiting patients for clinical trial & offering complimentary treatment during clinical trial for Parkinson's & cancer sufferers. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The Natural-Med Therapy clinic for CranioSacral integrated therapy is a therapy center for Parkinson's, Cancer...

2013-10-31 23:31:27

Dr. David Jones is one of only a few OB/GYN Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine in Ohio who provides OMT to pregnant women. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Women’s health specialist, Dr. David Jones will join Northeast Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Columbus, Ohio to provide women with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), which treats both pregnancy-related and general symptoms including, but not limited to back pain, rib pain, headaches and sciatica through gentle stretching...

2013-08-23 23:00:33

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) has announced that it has been granted provisional accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. Provisional accreditation allows LUCOM to officially begin recruiting and accepting students and offer education leading to the D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree; LUCOM has initiated that process, and the inaugural class will begin in Fall 2014. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB)...

2012-12-12 05:00:03

AOA Petitions to Cancel OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS ® and OSTEOPATHIC GOLF ® Trademarks Despite Meningitis Outbreak and Deaths due to tainted Steroid Shots that Herzog believes clearly exhibit a need for Other Back Pain Relief Methods.* New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 The AOA has filed a petition to cancel the recently registered trademarks OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® and OSTEOPATHIC GOLF® because the AOA feels that the trademarks OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® and OSTEOPATHIC GOLF®...

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2012-08-26 08:15:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems everyone finds something useful in the social media game known as Facebook. Now doctors are using the social network in the diagnosis department. Doctors from the Mayo Clinic used Facebook in investigating the stroke of a 56-year-old woman, and published the findings from the study in the British Medical Journal: BMJ Case Reports. The patient, who had an ischemic stroke (due to reduced blood flow to the brain as a...

2012-07-02 23:00:43

Better Health Osteopathic & Integrative Medicine clinic welcomes patients to the multidisciplinary health care and wellness centre. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Newly opened Better Health Osteopathic & Integrative Medicine clinic welcomes patients to the multidisciplinary health and wellness centre. Specialising in osteopathy, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and remedial massage, the practice's primary focus is pain management and preventative care and education that...

2012-06-08 10:24:44

Head to head: Should we abandon cervical spine manipulation for mechanical neck pain? The effectiveness of spinal manipulation divides medical opinion. On bmj.com today, experts debate whether spinal manipulation for neck pain should be abandoned. Spinal manipulation is a technique that involves the application of various types of thrusts to the lumbar spine (lower back) or cervical spine (neck) to reduce back pain, neck pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. Neil O'Connell and...

2011-12-14 14:28:22

Limited role in returning patients to work reported in new study published in Pain Guidelines for clinical management of patients with low back pain (LBP) encourage health care practitioners to advise staying active and returning to work. Despite this, most practitioners believe work factors can cause or exacerbate LBP, and a recommendation for a "short break from work" to allow healing is common. A new study in the December issue of Pain by researchers from the Department of Psychology,...

2011-03-15 14:42:09

Research commissioned by Cerebra, the charity that helps to improve the lives of children with brain conditions, and carried out by the Cerebra Research Unit (CRU) at the Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry, has found little evidence to suggest that cranial osteopathy is of benefit to children with cerebral palsy. The research is published on-line in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Osteopathy has, over recent years, become a popular complementary treatment for children with...

2011-01-17 00:00:41

Chiropractors Are Useful When It Comes To Auto Accidents And Arthritis Prevention Danville, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2011 A number of well-respected reference texts indicate that the incidence of osteoarthritis is strongly associated with single event macro-trauma, repeated micro-trauma, alignment problems, and age. Such texts include: The Human Spine in Health and Disease, by Georg Schmorl and Herbert Junghanns The Cervical Syndrome by Ruth Jackson Anatomico-Roentgenographic Studies of...