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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

2

Who founded the osteopathic medical profession and in what year?

A.T. (Andrew Taylor) Still in 1874

3

What was the first osteopathic medical school?

When?

Where? 

American School of Osteopathy

1892

Kirksville, Missouri

4

the osteopathic philosophy in five words

Seek health in your patients

5

What is OMT used to treat?

Somatic Dysfunction

6

First and Last State to license DO's

Vermont in 1896 

Mississippi in 1973

7

Five models of somatic function and dysfunction

Biomechanical

Respiratory-Circulatory

Neurologic

Metabolic-energy

Behavioral

8

What are the two most common presenting complaints which may indicate the need for OMT?

Pain

Restriction of motion

9

Name the two conditions in the muscles/bones which are found in somatic dysfunction

muscle length and tension

joint surface apposition

10

“The rule of the artery is _________"

“The rule of the artery is supreme

11

OPP

Osteopathic Principles and Practice

The course in medical school where you learn about the principles, practice an, philosophy of osteopathic medicine

12

OMT

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

The hands-on diagnosis and treatment utilizing osteopathic evaluation, diagnosis and manipulative treatment modalities

 

NOT THERAPY

13

OMM

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

The practice of incorporating the osteopathic philosophy and OMT into the total care of a patient.

14

NMM

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Medical specialty requiring board certification