Osteopathic Medicine and SurgeryPosted: December 15, 2011
In this episode we discuss applying Osteopathic practices and principles to surgery with Dr. Boesler DO. We discuss the usefulness of applying osteopathic practices and principles in a surgical setting. We offer anecdotal accounts and information from clinical research to support the effectiveness of applying and understanding Osteopathy’s effect in the surgical field.
Below are some cited resources:
Jarski RW et al. The effectiveness of osteopathic manipulation treatment as complementary therapy following surgery: a prospective, match-controlled outcome study. September 2000 77-81
O-Yurvati, A. et al. Hemodynamic Effects of Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment Immediately After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. J Am Osteopath Assoc. October 2005 10:105
Stiles, EG. Osteopathic manipulation in a hospital environment. J Am Osteopath Assoc. December 1, 1976 76:243
Sleszynski & Kelso. Comparison of thoracic manipulation with incentive spirometry in preventing postoperative atelectasis. J Am Osteopath Assoc. August 1, 1993 93:834