Latest Articles

Osteopathic manipulative treatment of patients with chronic low back pain in the United States: a retrospective cohort study

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, FACPM; Samuel Moore, BS; Kassidy Fix, BS; Lillian Gowen Blair, MS; and Khanh Ta, BS
This study analyzes the factors associated with OMT use and its outcomes when integrated within the overall medical care for chronic low back pain provided by osteopathic physicians in the United States.
Letters to the Editor

Osteopathic manipulative techniques in the treatment of vestibular dizziness not related to the cervical spine

Gerard Alvarez, PhD, MSc, PT, DO; Sergi Lucas, MSc, PT, DO; and Sònia Roura, MSc, PT, DO
Medical Education

Barriers to research opportunities among osteopathic medical students

Angela Ho, BS; Alyssa Auerbach, DO; Jantzen J. Faulkner, BS; Satvinder K. Guru, BA; Amber Lee, MS; and David Manna, PhD
The authors assess the barriers that osteopathic medical students face when seeking research opportunities, identify resources currently available to osteopathic medical students at their respective schools, and investigate factors that contribute to an osteopathic medical student’s desire to pursue research opportunities.

Distinguished Service Award Application

We are pleased to announce nominations are being accepted for the AOA’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to deserving physicians or lay individuals for outstanding contributions to the understanding and advancement of osteopathic medicine through research, education, financial aid, or other areas that enable the profession to make a greater contribution to public health. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. CT on Saturday, April 1. The application can be found here:

Proposed Amendments to the AOA Bylaws

View the proposed amendments to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Bylaws that will be presented for action at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates, which will occur July 15-17, 2022.