Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Research on Preventive Osteopathy

Preventative osteopathic manipulative treatment and the elderly nursing home resident: a pilot study (published by Journal of the American Osteopathic Association - JAOA)

Twice monthly osteopathic manual treatment and light touch for 5 months reduced the number of hospitalizations and decreased medication usage in elderly nursing home residents.
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22904246 

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