Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Who We Are
Focusing on the musculoskeletal system
The Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Department integrates the principles and practice of osteopathic medicine throughout the continuum of medical education at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, from undergraduate classes and clinical rotations, through our residency programs at our clinical campuses, and on through continuing medical education for certified physicians.
What is Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine?
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) is a complete system of medicine focusing on the musculoskeletal system.
All patients can benefit from Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) or from the manually guided forces of an osteopathic physician. The mission of OMT is to restore maximal pain-free movement by increasing motion in restricted areas of musculoskeletal function and to help with systemic medical problems. OMT works by improving physiological function or promoting homeostasis either after disease has set in or as a primary prevention method.
Areas of Research
Make discovery personal
From biomechanics to aging to orthopedics, our groundbreaking research within the osteopathic profession is making a difference nationwide.
Graduate Training Programs
Continue your journey
Ready for the next step? Our graduate programs will further your education of osteopathic medicine principles as they apply to the clinical setting.
Being prepared for success
Find the resources you need to get off to a running start this semester.
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