Were you advised to see an osteopath for a medical problem but thinking of seeing your GP instead? What can an osteopathic expert offer that your general doctor can’t? These are good questions and well worth investigating.
It’s important first to comprehend what an osteopathic physician does, and the focus of this type of medication, and how it compares to an allopathic medical school.
An osteopathic doctor is a certified medical practitioner who was trained in the field of “osteopathic medicine” Hence they have some level of authority to diagnose and deal with different health conditions, recommend medications, and carry out surgery.
The distinction in between an MD and a DO is in the approach and focus of the medical education they get. Both DOs and MDs need a bachelor’s degree, plus at least four years of medical school. The osteopathic medical school stresses the whole person and the … Read the rest