Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is a hands-on treatments used to diagnose, treat and prevent illnesses and injuries. It aims to improve motion, and balances tissue and muscle movement to relieve pain. Manipulative therapy is a physical treatment to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability. OMT is beneficial to people of all ages and backgrounds. It is mostly helpful in easing pain and increasing overall mobility.
Osteopathic Manipulation techniques
Techniques such as stretching, gentle pressure, and resistance are used by OMT specialists. Other common forms of manipulation that a patient may experience include
- Visceral techniques
- Counter strain
- Lymphatic pump
- High velocity-low amplitude (HVLA)
- Muscle energy
- Ligamentous release
- Myofascial pain
- Soft tissue techniques
Who Can Benefit From OMT?
Osteopathic manipulative treatment can be effective in the treatment of a number of disorders including:
- Acute and chronic neck and back pain
- Muscle pain
- Sinus disorders
- Menstrual pain
- Carpal tunnel
- Central nervous system disorders
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Specialist
At IMC, our expert osteopathic manipulation specialists analyze the underlying causes and symptoms of the injury or pain. They make sure the patient receives care and support for an early recovery. Call 845-535-9884 for a consultation with our Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment specialists. We can help you relieve your pain and maintain good health.