Osteopathic Research Center, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, TX USA

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COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Advantages of Digital Technology in Clinical Research

Digital technology has facilitated continued research operations for a pain research registry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cloud-based systems that allow remote management of research studies and collection of data may signal a new trend for future...
2-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Key Chronic Low Back Pain Outcomes Remain Stable Over Time

Data from the PRECISION Pain Research Registry demonstrated that key outcome measures of chronic low back pain, such as pain intensity, physical function and five quality-of-life measures, remained generally stable regardless of patient...
12-Mar-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Manipulative Treatment Benefits Older Hospitalized Pneumonia Patients

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...
27-Apr-2010 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Back Function in Late Pregnancy

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...
28-Jan-2010 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Manipulation Improves Back Function in Late Pregnancy

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.
24-Sep-2009 11:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
24-Oct-2008 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Public Health Expert Discusses Potential Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Access to Recommended First-Line Treatments for Chronic Pain

Public health expert, John C. Licciardone, a physician and preventive medicine specialist, discusses the potential impact of COVID-19 on patients' access to recommended treatments for chronic pain.
27-Apr-2020 8:35 AM EDT

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The mission of The Osteopathic Research Center is to conduct clinical, mechanistic and health services research to identify and promote the unique aspects of osteopathic medical care, including the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment. By building the scientific evidence base that supports the distinctiveness of osteopathic medical practice, the ORC seeks to influence national health policy to advocate for and promote the highest levels of health for patients.



Cathleen Kearns
Research Assistant Director