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Also called os·te·o·path·ic med·i·cine . a medical discipline with an emphasis on the health and drug-free treatment of the musculoskeletal system and on the diagnostic significance of patient lifestyle and environment: She’s been studying osteopathy at Campbell University.
the system of therapeutic manipulation techniques involved in the practice of this discipline: After 20 minutes of osteopathy, I was feeling more optimistic about my rehabilitation.
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Perplexed and frowning, my physical therapist prodded me with dry needles near terrifyingly tender places, added yet more exercises, and declared it was time to level up—to a new primary-care doctor who also specialized in osteopathy.
A system of medicine based on the theory that disturbances in the musculoskeletal system affect other bodily parts and cause many disorders that can be corrected by various manipulative techniques used in conjunction with conventional therapeutic procedures.osteopathic medicine
A system of medicine based on the theory that disturbances in the musculoskeletal system can cause disorders in other bodily parts and can be corrected by various manipulative techniques. These are used in conjunction with conventional medical and surgical treatments.