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The Step-by-Step Process of Osteopathic Manipulation

April 12, 2022

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doctor providing OMT to female patient

More and more people dealing with all sorts of acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain are turning to osteopathic manipulation to find relief, but many patients who could benefit from it have little to no idea about how it actually works. Thankfully, the experience is somewhat similar to getting a massage or chiropractic adjustment, but the differences between OM and these methods matter. If you’re ready to put your pain behind you and want to know more about what it’s like to get osteopathic manipulation, keep reading to be walked through the 3 basic steps.


The Unique Advantages of Osteopathic Manipulation

March 15, 2022

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doctor applying osteopathic manipulation to shoulder

If you’re in pain, now is the best time to be alive in human history. That might sound like an odd statement, but there are more options than ever when it comes to getting lasting relief. Beyond things like medication and surgery, there are a collection of non-invasive, hands-on treatments that patients can turn to, including massage, chiropractic care, and osteopathic manipulation. To a casual observer, these might seem very similar, but osteopathic manipulation actually offers several unique advantages compared to the others, leading to faster healing, more recovery, and overall better outcomes. What are they? You’ll find just a few highlighted below.


What is the Difference Between PRP & Amniotic Growth Factors?

February 16, 2022

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older man shrugging looking confused

On the ever-growing list of regenerative medicine treatments, there are two all-stars being used by doctors all over the world every single day—PRP (platelet-rich plasma) and amniotic growth factors. They can both be used to speed up healing from musculoskeletal injuries and have been shown to reduce pain and inflammation to the point that many patients are able to avoid “necessary” surgery. If you’re experiencing discomfort every day because of a joint or muscle problem, then both may offer exactly what you need to get your health on the right track. But, which one should you choose? Understanding a little more about these treatments can make the decision a little easier.


Could Interventional Spinal Injections Help Your Back Pain?

January 12, 2022

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doctor injection a woman’s spine in Fort Lauderdale

If you’re one of the millions of Americans currently dealing with back pain right now, then it’s likely that you have searched online for what you can do about it. In the realm of treatment, there is no shortage of solutions, but one that isn’t brought up very often is interventional spinal injections. What are they? How do they work? Could they be the key to the long-term relief you want? To find out more about this cutting-edge treatment, keep reading.


What Do You Know About Osteopathic Manipulation?

December 21, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — ommdoc @ 1:49 pm
doctor performing osteopathic manipulation on patient

If you experience chronic pain, whether it’s in your back or somewhere else on your body, you have a few options for dealing with it. You can take medication, go see a general practice physician for treatment, and some even turn to massage for persistent muscle issues. You might not have considered osteopathic manipulation in the past, mostly because you’ve never heard of it! This technique allows patients to achieve the relief they need in an effective, gentle, and holistic way, and to learn a little more about how it works, keep reading!


What Exactly is Regenerative Medicine? A Short Guide

December 14, 2021

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regenerative medicine doctor injecting a patient’s knee

Right now, the fastest-growing field in all of healthcare is regenerative medicine, with clinics popping up across the world and doctors filling up training courses year-round. However, it’s something that the average person hasn’t heard of, even though literally millions of people benefit from it each year. What exactly is regenerative medicine, and what kinds of problems can it treat? To get answers to these questions and more, be sure to read the short guide below.

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