FOUR tenets of osteopathic medical philosophy
The human being is a dynamic unit of function (body, mind and spirit)
The body possesses self-regulatory mechanisms that are self-healing in nature
Structure and function are interrelated at all levels
Rational treatment is based on these principles
Who founded the osteopathic medical profession and in what year?
A.T. (Andrew Taylor) Still in 1874
What was the first osteopathic medical school?
American School of Osteopathy
the osteopathic philosophy in five words
Seek health in your patients
What is OMT used to treat?
First and Last State to license DO's
Vermont in 1896
Mississippi in 1973
Five models of somatic function and dysfunction
What are the two most common presenting complaints which may indicate the need for OMT?
Restriction of motion
Name the two conditions in the muscles/bones which are found in somatic dysfunction
muscle length and tension
joint surface apposition
“The rule of the artery is _________"
“The rule of the artery is supreme”
Osteopathic Principles and Practice
The course in medical school where you learn about the principles, practice an, philosophy of osteopathic medicine
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
The hands-on diagnosis and treatment utilizing osteopathic evaluation, diagnosis and manipulative treatment modalities
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
The practice of incorporating the osteopathic philosophy and OMT into the total care of a patient.
Medical specialty requiring board certification