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Osteopathic Medicine

Choosing a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are physicians who have completed additional training in the muscle and skeletal systems and the study of hands-on manual medicine. They take a whole-body approach to medicine, combining diagnosis and treatment with hands-on manipulation of muscles and bones.

Osteopathic Center for Well-Being

The Osteopathic Center for Well-Being at PIH Health Hospital - Downey offers Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), a manipulative therapy that takes advantage of the body’s natural ability to heal itself. You may benefit from OMT for conditions like:

  • Asthma
  • Back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Joint pain
  • Menstrual pain
  • Migraines
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sinusitis

Learn more about osteopathic medicine in our online Health Library.

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