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 ACS :: Osteopathy
Osteopathy is a form of physical manipulation that is used to restore the structural balance of the musculoskeletal system (bone and muscles).
Osteopathy is a form of physical manipulation (moving the joints and muscles) used to restore the structural balance of the bodyƂ’s system of bones and muscles.
Osteopathy is promoted as an alternative method to ease pain, improve quality of life, minimize the side effects of treatment, enhance other types of treatments, and extend the life of some cancer patients.
cancer.org /docroot/ETO/content/ETO_5_3X_Osteopathy.asp?sitearea=ETO   (1159 words)

Osteopathy is an established, recognised system of diagnosis and treatment that lays its main emphasis on the structural integrity of the body.
Osteopathy is based on the theory that many of the body's health problems are due to misplaced vertebrae which hinder the body's own self-healing process.
As an addition to osteopathy, a student discovered that there is a gentle movement in the joints of the cranial bones and that when these bones become misaligned and restrict this movement, for reasons such as a birth defect or a blow to the head, then this can lead to disease.
www.internethealthlibrary.com /Therapies/Osteopathy.htm   (1033 words)

 Osteopathy | Osteopathy Practitioners
Osteopathy is a system of treatment based on the theory that diseases are primarily due to deranged mechanism of the bones, nerves, blood vessels, and related tissues, and can be remedied by manipulations of these parts.
Osteopathy is the body of medicine that originally used strictly manipulative techniques for correcting somatic abnormalities thought to cause disease and inhibit recovery.
Osteopathy was intended by its founder to be a reform movement of medical practice, the orthodox medical profession was more successful in other countries at preventing the establishment and development of the osteopathic profession than in the USA.
www.alternativesforhealing.com /osteopathy.htm   (2603 words)

 The Paradox Of Osteopathy
Osteopathy was not the only system of spinal manipulation to be created in the late 19th century.
The ratio of D.O.'s to the population varies by a factor of almost 3, from a low of 7.7 per 100,000 population in the West to a high of 20.4 per 100,000 in the Midwest; the number is 8.5 per 100,000 in the South and 18.3 per 100,000 in the Northeast.
Osteopathy was originally created as a radical alternative to what was seen as a failing medical system.
www.mercola.com /1999/archive/paradox_of_osteopathy.htm   (2031 words)

In 1892 A T Still organised a school in Kirksville in North America for the teaching of osteopathy and it was from these small beginnings that Osteopathy was brought to the UK around the turn of the century.
Osteopathy is an system of diagnosis and treatment, its main emphasis is on the structural and functional integrity of the body.
Back pain is the most common problem seen, however osteopathy can help with a wide varied of problems including changes to posture in pregnancy, babies with colic or sleeplessness, repetitive strain injury, postural problems caused by driving or work strain, children with glue ear, the pain of arthritis and sports injuries among many others.
www.metta.org.uk /therap/osteopathy.htm   (452 words)

 Information about Osteopathy and the IOA :: www.osteopathy.ie ::
Osteopathy is a system of healing that deals with the structure and mechanics of the body, i.e.
This is a form of osteopathy specialising in diagnosis and treatment of problems originating in the cranium, or skull, many of which are due to damage at birth.
Though Osteopathy is even older than "Orthodox" medicine, the medical establishment has been slow to recognise the vast potential of Osteopathy in the relief of pain and restoring movement.
www.osteopathy.ie /information.htm   (1365 words)

Osteopathy as a discipline dates back to the turn of the century, with the growth in knowledge and understanding of the mechanics and physiology of the body.
Osteopathy has been used as a successful form of treatment for: low back pain, sciatica, neck and shoulder tension, headaches, upper back pain, tennis elbow, muscular strains and numerous others.
Osteopathy is appropriate for a wide age range, from children to senior citizens.
www.oakspring.co.uk /osteopathy.htm   (134 words)

Osteopathy is based on the belief that most diseases are related to problems in the musculoskeletal system and that structure and function of the body are inseparable.
Osteopathy was founded in 1874 by Andrew Taylor Still.
For additional information or referrals, contact the American Academy of Osteopathy at 317-879-1881 or on the web at www.aao.medguide.net or the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians at 800-323-0794 or www.acofb.org.
www.umm.edu /altmed/ConsModalities/Osteopathycm.html   (1416 words)

 Osteopathy Information on Healthline
Osteopathy is a system and philosophy of health care that separated from traditional (allopathic) medical practice about a century ago.
Osteopathy shares many of the same goals as traditional medicine, but places greater emphasis on the relationship between the organs and the musculoskeletal system as well as on treating the whole individual rather than just the disease.
Near the middle of the 20th century the equivalance of medical education between osteopathy and allopathic medicine was recognized, and the D.O. degree (Doctor of Osteopathy) was granted official parity with the M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) degree.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/osteopathy-1   (987 words)

 Osteopathy at Holistic Holidays
Osteopathy is frequently referred to as treatment/manipulation of bones - especially the back and spinal column.
Osteopathy is a holistic therapy, which means that the whole body is treated.
Osteopathy can be used for a wide range of problems from chronic back, neck and shoulder pain radiating into arms or legs, headaches and migraine, digestive and intestinal problems, skin problems such as acne and psoriasis and many more.
www.hoho.co.uk /html/osteopathy.html   (175 words)

Osteopathy is a distinctive and complete system of health care, based on broad principles that “offer a way of thinking and acting in relation to questions of health and disease” (Dr. I.
The name osteopathy (given to the therapy by Dr. Still) comes from the Greek osteon (bone) and pathos (to suffer), so it literally means suffering of the bone.
Osteopathy and orthodox medicine have many things in common: they both use the scientific knowledge of anatomy and physiology, as well as clinical methods of investigation.
www.innerself.com /Health/discovering_osteopathy.htm   (1401 words)

 OSTEOPATHY - The Cayce Health Database
Osteopathy is the system of treatment developed by A. Still late in the nineteenth century.
However, it is important to keep in mind that osteopathy has changed considerably from the early decades of this century when Cayce was giving the readings.
The evolution of osteopathy has produced practitioners that are generally considered to be sympathetic to "holistic medicine" while placing increasing emphasis on interventions utilized by traditional M.D.s.
www.edgarcayce.org /health/database/health_resources/osteopathy.asp   (241 words)

 Richfield Osteopaths - Osteopathy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Osteopathy was developed in the United States in the 1870s as an inspired and innovative approach to tackle health problems that were not responding satisfactorily to existing medical treatment.
Osteopathy focuses mainly on the muscular-skeletal systems of the body (muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments etc).
It is a testament to the effectiveness of Osteopathy, that it has not only survived as a distinct form of medical treatment, but became the first complimentary health care profession to be accorded statutory recognition with the introduction of the Osteopaths Act 1993.
www.members.aol.com /mrichfield/osteopathy.htm   (178 words)

 Broadwater Osteopathic Practice
Osteopathy consists of a modern, scientifically based system of diagnosis and treatment of faults which occur in our muscles and joints.
Other parts of the body can be affected by altered posture or gait, or, in the case of spinal injuries, by disturbance to the normal supply of blood or nerve impulses.
The modern Osteopath uses his or her comprehensive understanding of the mechanics of the human body, dietary and environmental factors to treat the root of the patient's complaint and not simply the symptoms.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /boppers/osteopathy.htm   (864 words)

Osteopathy is a balanced and open-spirited view of medicine that relies on both modern science and the wisdom of traditional methods.
Osteopathy, is a method using the therapist’s hands as the unique tool of treatment.
But Osteopathy goes beyond the manifestations of discomfort and disease to trace back to past traumas that in some cases were never detected.
www.orderofthewhitelion.com /HEALING@/Osteopathy.html   (685 words)

 Osteopathy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are the eight major principles of osteopathy and are widely accepted throughout the osteopathic community.
Visceral osteopathy is said to relieve imbalances and restrictions in the interconnections between the motion of all the organs and structures of the body--namely, nerves, blood vessels, and fascial compartments.
Nevertheless, osteopathy is growing in size and mainstream acceptance in many countries of the Commonwealth and Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Osteopathy   (3503 words)

Osteopathy is a particularly successful approach to treatment.
Osteopathy is an established system of diagnosis and manual treatment for many conditions and is recognised by the British Medical Association as a distinct clinical discipline.
In May 2000, osteopathy became the first major complementary health care profession to be afforded statutory recognition under the Osteopaths Act (1993).
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /eveshamnaturalhealth/osteopathy.htm   (432 words)

 Osteopathy and osteopath online - Dig on
Osteopathy is a balanced and open-spirited view of medicine and a distinctive art, supported by extensive scientific knowledge.
The Visceral Osteopathy section provides an illustrative explanation of this newly created approach and outlines who the ideal candidates are.
The interest of practitioners of osteopathy is the study of human anatomy and physiology.
www.hands-on-london.com   (328 words)

 Chiropractic & Osteopathy |
Chiropractic and Osteopathy are two distinct complementary health care professions that share a relatively broad diagnostic practice and treatment scope, emphasizing the structure and function of the body's musculoskeletal framework (especially the spine).
Chiropractic and Osteopathy is a continuation of the current title Australasian Chiropractic & Osteopathy, previously published by the Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA), which existed to advance and add to the body of research and scientific knowledge of the practices of chiropractic and osteopathy.
Chiropractic and Osteopathy's articles are archived in PubMed Central, the US National Library of Medicine's full-text repository of life science literature, and also in repositories at the University of Potsdam in Germany, at INIST in France and in e-Depot, the National Library of the Netherlands' digital archive of all electronic publications.
www.chiroandosteo.com /info/about   (946 words)

 The History of Osteopathy :: www.osteopathy.ie ::
He believed that the human body was self-healing, and that uninterrupted nerve and blood supply to all the tissues of the body was indispensable to their normal function.
In 1892, Still organized a school in Kirksville, Missouri, for the teaching of osteopathy and it was from these small beginnings that osteopathy was brought to the United Kingdom around the turn of the century.
The first school of osteopathy was set up in London in 1917 and, over time, other schools and colleges followed.
www.osteopathy.ie /history.htm   (697 words)

 Addressing Osteopathy: The Osteopathic Home Page
Osteopathy (including Cranial Osteopathy) takes advantage of the body's natural tendency to strive toward a state of health and homeostasis.
Osteopathy is the knowledge of the structure, relation and function of each part of the human body applied to the adjustment or correction of whatever interferes with the harmonious operation of the same.
Civil War Surgeon Andrew Still, MD (1828 to 1917) founded Osteopathy on the principle that the best way to fight disease was by naturally stimulating the body's immune system.
www.osteohome.com   (1248 words)

 Osteopathy School and Clinic, Sutherland Academy of Osteopathy, Oakville, Canada
The science of Osteopathy is a study of the human body as it functions in health and disease.
Osteopathy uses very precise palpatory and manipulative techniques to treat the restrictions in tissues, which prevent the various parts of the body from fulfilling their natural functions.
The objective of the practice of Osteopathy is to restore mobility to the different systems of the body, (musculo-skeletal, circulatory, digestive, pulmonary and nervous systems) thus improving the regulation and interactions of these systems.
www.osteopathy.ca /index.html   (708 words)

 osteopathic treatment centre
Osteopathy and podiatry / chiropody commonly go hand-in-hand to diagnose and treat many complaints associated with poor foot mechanics, which frequently lead to postural imbalances resulting in aches and pains elsewhere in the body.
Osteopathy is widely recognised as an effective treatment for a wide range of aches and pain, including:
Throughout the history of osteopathy, ever since it was founded by Dr Andrew Taylor Still in 1872, there has never been any known case of death or serious injury resulting from osteopathic treatment.
www.osteopathy.com.sg   (843 words)

 Osteopathy definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Osteopathy: A system of therapy founded in the 19th century based on the concept that the body can formulate its own remedies against diseases when the body is in a normal structural relationship, has a normal environment and enjoys good nutrition.
While osteopathy takes a "holistic" approach to medical care, it also embraces modern medical knowledge, including medication, surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy when warranted.
Osteopathy is particularly concerned with maintaining correct relationships between bones, muscles, and connective tissues.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4684   (168 words)

 UK Osteopathy and Chiropractic offered by UK osteopaths and chiropractors
Osteopathy and chiropractic are complementary therapies that not only take in the physical symptoms, but address lifestyle, attitudes and holistic health.
Osteopathy is a system of therapy that emphasizes normal body mechanics and manipulation to correct faulty body structures.
Osteopathy and physiotherapy in Bushey, Watford and Mill Hill - osteopath at Osteoclinics
www.webhealer.net /osteopathy/hpo-osteopath-chiropractic.htm   (411 words)

Osteopathy is a therapy, which uses manipulation to treat a wide range of health problems directly or indirectly relating to the muscles, joints and ligaments of the body.
Osteopathy can alleviate a wide range of conditions and is suitable for all ages.
However, you do not have to be in pain to benefit from osteopathy; you may just feel generally achy or have occasional pains.
www.wmin.ac.uk /sih/page-53   (337 words)

 What is Osteopathy? - BOA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Osteopathy is an established system of clinical diagnosis and manual treatment in which a caring approach to the patient and attention to individual needs are of primary importance.
In particular, it is concerned with the inter-relationship between the structure of the body and the way in which it functions and is therefore an appropriate form of therapy for many problems affecting the neuro-musculo-skeletal systems.
Osteopathy is a way of detecting and treating damaged parts of the body such as muscles, ligaments, nerves and joints.
www.osteopathy.org /NJENQ851AI   (142 words)

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