Osteopathic Medicine

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs)

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) are fully licensed physicians who provide a full range of services, from prescribing drugs to performing surgery. Learn more about how DOs approach patient care and what to expect on your first visit.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2012

American Osteopathic Association

Find a D.O. Dermatologist

Search a directory of osteopathic dermatologists by state.

Review Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology

Spinal Manipulation for Low-Back Pain

Low-back pain is a common condition that can be difficult to treat. This document discusses spinal manipulation among the treatment options used by people with low-back pain in an effort to relieve pain and improve functioning.

Review Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NCCIH

What Is Osteopathic Medicine

An online description of osteopathic medicine and its role in America's health care system. Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.s) are physicians fully trained to diagnose illness, prescribe drugs and perform surgery.

Review Date: Thursday, April 02, 2015

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

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