Free
Articles  |   April 2001
Osteopathic treatment considerations for rheumatic diseases
Article Information
Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders
Articles   |   April 2001
Osteopathic treatment considerations for rheumatic diseases
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, April 2001, Vol. 101, 18S-20S. doi:
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, April 2001, Vol. 101, 18S-20S. doi:
Abstract

Patients who receive medical care for musculoskeletal pain of rheumatic diseases often benefit from additional osteopathic manipulative treatment. This article offers a brief description of commonly used treatment modalities. It also includes discussion of indications as well as contraindications of operator-director versus operator-monitored techniques.