Osteopathic Medicine is the treatment of the patient as a whole. If one area of your body is injured or stressed, other body systems adapt and compensate, leading to pain, inflammation, and other disorders. Once the core problem is resolved, compensating areas return to healthy function.
Musculoskeletal treatments restore muscular balance and joint mobility. Treatment targets the source of the injury, reduces recovery time, and improves strength.
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) uses hands-on care to ease pain, promote healing, and increase mobility. Your physician uses a series of gentle movements to alleviate restrictions of normal motion, restore function, and improve communication between muscles, bones, and nerves. We have help
Prolotherapy injections are used to stabilize injured or weak tendons, cartilage, ligaments, and joints, by stimulating the healing process. For more information on Prolotherapy, click here.
We use Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) to help patients in our East Lansing office treat:
- Joint and muscle pain
- Menstrual pain
- Myofascial pain
- Neck and back pain
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Sinus issues
- Stress and tension
What To Expect
Your D.O. will perform a structural exam; by checking posture, spine, and balance, and test the joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Techniques include stretching, gentle pressure, resistance, cranial sacral, and myofascial release. Your doctor may recommend at-home exercises and postural corrections in order to preserve the effect of your treatment.
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