[ UK /ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθi/ ]
- therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles
How To Use osteopathy In A Sentence
- But if you want to get rid of your headache today and stop it returning tomorrow and the day after, osteopathy could be the answer.
- It was the legislative frameworks for the complementary therapists in osteopathy and chiropractic which initiated the new approach.
- By the time she has completed a course of treatment she has tasted all the drugs in the pharmacopeia, wears plates on her feet, spectacles on her nose, has had her teeth tinkered with, and her insides straightened; has had a course in hydrotherapeutics, electrotherapeutics, osteopathy, and Christian Science! The Nervous Housewife
- I'd already had five sessions of bone-crunching osteopathy, and despite the gruesome sounds that were wrought from my skeletal frame it had had good short-term results.
- It is treated with physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropody and surgery or a combination of treatments.
- It would be very easy to write another play in which quite different medical views are presented, and where will it lead us if the various treatments of tuberculosis, perhaps by the Friedmann cures, or of diphtheria, perhaps by chiropractice or osteopathy, are to be fought out on the stage until finally the editors of _Life_ would write a play around their usual thesis that the physicians are destroying mankind and that our modern medicine is humbug. Psychology and Social Sanity
- Complementary therapies such as osteopathy and acupuncture are popular.
- Depending on the diagnosis, further treatment options will vary but include, surgery, steroid injections, physiotherapy, electrical stimulation, osteopathy, chiropractic or deep tissue massage.
- The most serious potential risks of chiropractic and osteopathy are spinal cord injury or stroke after manipulation of the neck.
- Two disciplines, osteopathy and chiropractic, have moved along the path of self regulation and now have acts of parliament that protect their titles and provide additional external and orthodox regulation of their activities.