What Is Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathic medicine is all about prevention to keep you well, so you enjoy a long, active life. When you are ill, osteopathic medicine uses all of the latest techniques and services available to help you recover from an illness or an injury.

What You Need To Know About Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathic medicine focuses on you as a whole organism, with all of your body parts interconnected in order to function well. That means if one of the areas of your body is affected by illness or injury, your entire body suffers. Osteopathic medicine will:

  • Use all the best knowledge and techniques from Eastern, Western, and alternative medicine
  • Use all of the tools and techniques of conventional medicine including imaging studies, laboratory testing, and other diagnostic tools and techniques
  • Customize a wellness plan to prevent illness and disease, keeping you healthy throughout your life
  • Incorporate education and learning to help you make choices about a healthy, active lifestyle

Routine wellness visits are a vital part of osteopathic medical care. A routine wellness visit includes:

  • A complete physical examination
  • Measurement and recording of blood pressure, pulse, and other vital information
  • Recording a complete medical history including current medications, illnesses, and hospitalizations
  • Administering immunizations to prevent serious illnesses
  • Prescribing medication and other treatments when necessary

In addition to routine wellness visits, osteopathic medicine focuses on important steps you should take to maintain great overall health. These steps may include:

  • Dietary modifications such as eating a diet low in fat, salt, and sugar
  • Lifestyle modifications including increasing exercise
  • Stress reduction techniques to calm your mind and body

Osteopathic medicine is all about prevention, and it’s also all about providing the care you need when you are ill. Your osteopathic doctor can diagnose and treat:

  • Viruses and bacterial infections like colds, flu, or pneumonia
  • Strains and sprains of muscles, tendons, and ligaments
  • Chronic pain from a sports injury or vehicular accident
  • Chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and asthma

Want To Know More About Osteopathic Medicine?

To discover more about osteopathic medicine and how it can help you enjoy a healthy, active life, talk with your osteopathic doctor today.

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