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Manipulative Treatment Benefits Older Hospitalized Pneumonia Patients

Osteopathic Research Center, University of North Texas Health Science Center

A clinical trial of 406 elderly subjects hospitalized with pneumonia showed reductions in length of stay, duration of IV antibiotics and respiratory failure or death in patients who received osteopathic manipulative treatment and conventional medical care when compared to patients who received only conventional medical care.

Channels: Seniors, Infectious Diseases,

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27-Apr-2010 8:45 AM EDT
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Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Back Function in Late Pregnancy

Osteopathic Research Center, University of North Texas Health Science Center

This study reports that women who receive osteopathic manipulative treatment in the third trimester of pregnancy retain more normal function in their low back, which allows them to better manage daily tasks such as bending, lifting, sitting or walking late in their pregnancy compared to women who receive only usual prenatal care or usual prenatal care and placebo ultrasound.

Channels: Children's Health,

Released:
28-Jan-2010 8:30 AM EST
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Manipulation Improves Back Function in Late Pregnancy

Osteopathic Research Center, University of North Texas Health Science Center

A study published by the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, demonstrates that osteopathic manipulative treatment slows or halts the deterioration of back-specific function in the third trimester of pregnancy.

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24-Sep-2009 11:00 PM EDT
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    26-Oct-2008 12:00 PM EDT

Research Suggests that Manual Medicine May Improve Outcomes in Elderly with Pneumonia

Osteopathic Research Center, University of North Texas Health Science Center

A clinical trial of 306 subjects 50 years of age or older who were hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, showed a one-day reduction in the length of hospital stay in those patients who received osteopathic manual treatment in addition to standard medical care as compared to patients who received only conventional medical care.

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24-Oct-2008 8:50 AM EDT
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