The findings published in the journal JAMA Oncology found that herbal supplements were the most common alternative medicine and chiropractic, or osteopathic manipulation
, was the second most common alternative.
Kurt Heinking, osteopathic medicine doctor at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove and osteopathic manipulation
chairman at Midwestern University.
The article by Slattengren et al on page 743 provides an evidence-based review of osteopathic manipulation
techniques (OMT) for pain and other conditions, as well.
His professional interests include drug addiction treatment/rehabilitation and osteopathic manipulation
The researchers also found that massage therapy, spinal manipulation and osteopathic manipulation
can provide some relief for patients suffering from back pain.
Complementary approaches include using natural products--such as fish oil, probiotics or prebiotics and melatonin--and mind and body approaches, such as yoga, chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation
, meditation and massage therapy.
In addition, almost as many Americans practice meditation or receive chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation
In fact, the use of non-vitamin, non-mineral dietary supplements was more than twice that of all other complementary health approaches, including chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation
, yoga, massage, meditation and special diets.
As a family medicine training site, Barre Family Health Center offers a range of ways to treat pain, including osteopathic manipulation
, physical therapy, exercise, nutrition and alternative medical therapies.
One form of OMT is cranial sacral osteopathic manipulation
; this approach involves OMT applied to your head using gentle, rhythmic pressure.
The purpose of this article is to discuss two common clinical scenarios where pregnant female patients may find relief with osteopathic manipulation
This may include massage, joint mobilization, osteopathic manipulation
, trigger point dry needling, strain counter strain, muscle energy technique and craniosacral therapy.