Articles related toNMM/OMT

The effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment on pain and disability in patients with chronic low back pain: a single-blinded randomized controlled trial

John M. Popovich, PT, DPT, PhD; Jacek Cholewicki, PhD; N. Peter Reeves, PhD; Lisa A. DeStefano, DO; Jacob J. Rowan, DO; Timothy J. Francisco, DO; Lawrence L. Prokop, DO; Mathew A. Zatkin, DO; Angela S. Lee, MPH; Alla Sikorskii, PhD; Pramod K. Pathak, PhD; Jongeun Choi, PhD; Clark J. Radcliffe, PhD; and Ahmed Ramadan, PhD
The purpose of this study is to further investigate the findings of existing studies on the efficacy of OMT in reducing pain and disability for chronic low back pain with a randomized controlled trial.
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Augmentation of immune response to vaccinations through osteopathic manipulative treatment: a study of procedure

Jesus Sanchez, Jr., DO, MSPHE, MA; Eric S. Martinez, BS; Brian Loveless, DO; Julieanne P. Sees, DO, MBA; Joseph Zammuto, DO; Hendrik Szurmant, PhD; Sebastien Fuchs, MD, PhD; Paula Crone, DO; and Robert Hostoffer, DO, LhD, MBA, MSMEd
This article describes a proposed protocol to evaluate the effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment on antibody generation in the peripheral circulation in response to a vaccine and its possible use in the augmentation of various vaccines.
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Transrectal osteopathic manipulation treatment for chronic coccydynia: feasibility, acceptability and patient-oriented outcomes in a quality improvement project

Bobby Nourani, DO; Derek Norton, MS; William Kuchera, DO; and David Rabago, MD
The authors aimed to conduct a quality improvement study to explore the feasibility, acceptability, and clinical effects of transrectal osteopathic manipulative treatment for chronic coccydynia in a primary care setting.
J Osteopath Med; 124(2): 77-83

Supine counterstrain technique for rhomboid tender point

Olivia C. Matz, MSA; Hannah C. Gustafson, MSA, MSBS; Lauren E. Hartwell, BS; Laura J. Rudberg-Post, BA; and Adrian L. Woolley, DO
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.
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Integrating osteopathic manipulative treatment into prenatal care visits in a family medicine resident clinic

Travis D. Rath, DO, MS; Kyle R. Baum, DO, MS; Bradley D. Kamstra, DO; and Jennifer A. Schriever, MD, MBA
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.
J Osteopath Med; 123(12): 577-584

Counterstrain technique for anterior and middle scalene tender point

Olivia C. Matz, MSA; Hannah C. Gustafson, MSA, MSBS; Lauren E. Hartwell, BS; Laura J. Rudberg-Post, BA; and Adrian L. Woolley, DO
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.
J Osteopath Med; 123(11): 543-546

Quantitative ultrasound to assess efficacy of treatment for neck somatic dysfunctions: a feasibility study

Anthony Tran, BS; Thien Ngo, BS; Tanner Roberts, BS; Eric Ko, BS; Jackson G. Holmgren, BS; Chris Edwards, DO; Michele Coleman, DO; and Jing Gao, MD
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

Kevin D. Thomas, DO; Zoe K. Lombard, BS; and Anthony L. Shadiack, DO
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

Potential therapeutic effects of adjunct osteopathic manipulative treatments in SARS-CoV-2 patients

Benna Jacob, BS; Mehak Sawhney, BS; Aarthi Sridhar, BS; Berlin Jacob, BS; Jeffrey Muller, DO; Reem Abu-Sbaih, DO; and Sheldon C. Yao, DO, FAAO
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

Evan G. Starr, BS; Jacob F. Smith, BS; Romney B. Hanson, BS; Jonathan B. Woolstenhulme, BS; Andrew J. Roush, BS; Nathan B. Sperry, BS; Benjamin Wilde, DO; Amanda E. Brooks, PhD; and Isain Zapata, PhD
The authors evaluated the utilization and reimbursement of OMT services among Medicare beneficiaries.
J Osteopath Med; 123(6): 309-315