Posted on Mar 14, 2008 | Comments 0
Osteopathic medicine is based on the principle that human body has inherent ability in self-regulating and self-healing.
The benefits provided by modern medicine are provided by osteopathic medicine.
The modern treatments include surgery, prescribed drugs, and the use of modern technology to diagnose disease and estimation of injury.
Through the system of therapy called osteopathic manipulative medicine, osteopathic medicine offers extra benefits of hands-on treatment and diagnosis.
This medicine focuses on the education of health, disease prevention, injury prevention and assisting you to achieve superior level of wellness.
You can maintain total approach of health and prevention of disease by using this medicine. This medicine provides health care delivery system for the longevity, high costs care and chronic disease.
Osteopathic medicine uses all high-tech features of modern medicine such as surgery, x-ray, diagnostic testing and medication, hence providing you a most complete and comprehensive medical care.
Osteopathic medicine helps your wellness with below three philosophies:
Effects of Osteopathic on whole body:
Osteopathic medicine’s fundamental philosophy is that all systems which are in your body are interdependent and interrelated. So, the disturbances caused in one system affects the other systems.
You can notice that disorder is only for one specific organ but its effects reverberate throughout your body. For example, restriction of motion in lumbar spine, abdomen and ribs can cause stomach pain with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
In the same way, when reacting to a disease or disorder, only one system or one organ will not react, your whole body is involved and mobilized in returning you to normal balance and health.
Role of your body’s musculoskeletal system for your well being:
The key to your well-being is body’s musculoskeletal system (muscles, tissues, nerves and bones). Your body musculoskeletal system consists of 2/3 of your body mass and these systems are easily reachable. Your musculoskeletal system provides clear structural support.
You can maintain musculoskeletal system in such a way that it accelerates disease and replicates internal illnesses in nervous, circulatory, lymphatic and other systems by using this medicine. Hence you can resist and regulate illness through musculoskeletal system.
Your body can heal itself and has the ability to oppose disease:
You can maintain and achieve good health by taking osteopathic medicine as it considers a person as a whole including external factors such as stress, exercise, diet and environment in general approach.
The treatment and diagnostic approach is the center for osteopathic medicine philosophy. From all other forms of medicines, osteopathic medicine clearly differentiates preventive, personalized and proactive approach.
This will provide you all the benefits provided by traditional medicine. Osteopathic physicians work on your community and lifestyle for removing barriers of good health. Hence attain wellness by following above three philosophies of osteopathic medicine.
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