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Pisa syndrome (PS) is a condition in which there is sustained involuntary flexion of the body and head to one side and slight rotation of the trunk so the person appears to lean like the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The PS can occur as a complication of Parkins ...

The effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for improving athletic performance in healthy athletes (or anything else for that matter) is unclear. The objective of this systematic review was to systematically review the literature on the effect o ...

Osteopathy is a tricky subject: Osteopathic manipulations/mobilisations are advocated ...  use them also for a myriad of non-spinal conditions. Osteopathy comprises two entirely different professions; in the US, osteopaths ...  Taylor Still (this post relates to the latter type of osteopathy). The question whether osteopathic manual therapies are effective is ...

...  is osteopathy? That’s a straightforward question; and it’s one that I ...  the optimal answer. A dictionary definition states that osteopathy is ‘a system of medical practice based on a theory that ...  pleased to find a short article entitled ‘What is osteopathy?’; it was published on the website of the London-based ...

The aim of this RCT was to investigate the effects of an osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) which includes a diaphragm intervention compared to the same OMT with a sham diaphragm intervention in chronic non-specific low back pain (NS-CLBP). Participa ...

Osteopathy is a form of manual therapy invented by the American Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917). Today, US osteopaths (doctors of osteopathy or DOs) practise no or little manual therapy; they are fully ...  latter category of osteopaths. Still defined his original osteopathy as a science which consists of such exact, exhaustive, and ...

...  recently carried an article shamelessly promoting osteopathy. It seems to originate from the University of Swansea, UK, and is ...  notions. Here is an excerpt: To find out more about how osteopathy could potentially affect mental health, at our university health and ...

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