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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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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.


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