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The authors describe a modified supine counterstrain technique for the rhomboid tender point which incorporates both scapular retraction as well as superior, medial rotation of the inferior border of the scapula without abduction, providing a comprehensive treatment to accommodate patients with shoulder movement restrictions.
Integrating osteopathic manipulative treatment into prenatal care visits in a family medicine resident clinic
The purpose of this Clinical Practice article is to provide a real-world example of integrating OMT into routine prenatal care in a family medicine resident clinic setting, which will be done by identifying barriers and developing solutions that allow for successful integration of OMT.
This article details how to diagnose and treat an anterior/middle scalenes (AMS) tender point with an efficient technique that requires minimal exertion and maximal comfort for both the physician and patient at a new tender point location.
Quantitative ultrasound to assess efficacy of treatment for neck somatic dysfunctions: a feasibility study
The objectives of this study are to evaluate the feasibility of shear wave elastography in assessing upper trapezius muscles with pain and hypertonicity, as well as the changes in these muscles post-OMT for cervical somatic dysfunctions.
J Osteopath Med; 123(9): 443-450
Osteopathic manipulative treatment for concussions and postconcussive syndrome in athletes: a literature review
The objective of this article is to determine whether OMT can improve symptoms associated with concussions and postconcussive syndrome in athletes.
J Osteopath Med; 123(8): 395-403
The utilization of osteopathic manipulative treatment techniques has been clinically effective in the alleviation of various upper respiratory infection symptoms. Consequently, the use of osteopathic manipulative medicine in SARS-CoV-2 patients as adjunct treatment can be beneficial in promoting overall recovery. This paper attempts to address the pathophysiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection at the cellular level and its downstream effects.
J Osteopath Med; 123(7): 343-349
Utilization and reimbursement trends of osteopathic manipulative treatment for Medicare patients: 2000–2019
The authors evaluated the utilization and reimbursement of OMT services among Medicare beneficiaries.
J Osteopath Med; 123(6): 309-315
Osteopathic manipulative treatment of patients with chronic low back pain in the United States: a retrospective cohort study
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.
J Osteopath Med; 123(5): 259-267
Lymphatic treatments are gentle and passive techniques believed to enhance movement of lymph back into the central circulatory system. Animal studies provide supportive evidence, yet there are few studies in humans. The study investigates whether the osteopathic pedal pump protocol reduces volume in the lower limbs of healthy subjects.
J Osteopath Med; 123(4): 201-206
Enabling health potential: exploring nonlinear and complex results of osteopathic manual medicine through complex systems theory
In this paper, complex systems theory is explored as a paradigm to understand how the body works, how it breaks down biomechanically and physiologically, how disease states can be viewed from a systems perspective, and how osteopathic manipulative medicine may interact with the complex adaptive system of the body to change entrenched neurologic patterns and improve patients’ potential for health.
J Osteopath Med; 123(4): 207-213