What is another word for Osteopathic?

33 synonyms found


[ ˌɒstɪəpˈaθɪk], [ ˌɒstɪəpˈaθɪk], [ ˌɒ_s_t_ɪ__ə_p_ˈa_θ_ɪ_k]

How to use "Osteopathic" in context?

The word "osteopathy" is derived from the Greek words "osteon" meaning bone and "pathos" meaning feeling. Osteopathy is a practice that uses manual manipulation of the joints to restore function. The evaluation is based on the patient's history, examination, and x-ray. Treatment is usually focused on relieving pain and improving function. Osteopathy has been shown to be effective for a wide variety of conditions, including musculoskeletal pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, and neck pain.

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