Review  |   September 2017
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment to Manage Ophthalmic Conditions
Author Notes
  • From the St. John Providence Health System in Warren, Michigan (Dr Sherman); the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Florida (Dr Qureshi); and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida (Dr Bach). 
  • Financial Disclosures: None reported. 
  • Support: None reported. 
  •  *Address correspondence to Austin Bach, DO, MPH, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17th St, Miami, FL 33136-1119. E-mail: axb1687@med.miami.edu
     
Article Information
Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology / Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
Review   |   September 2017
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment to Manage Ophthalmic Conditions
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, September 2017, Vol. 117, 568-575. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2017.111
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, September 2017, Vol. 117, 568-575. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2017.111
Abstract

Although there is little evidence-based literature regarding osteopathic manipulative treatment for ophthalmic conditions, the general principles and techniques of osteopathic manipulative medicine can be used to manage various ophthalmic pathologic conditions. Additional research to support these treatment options and evaluate the role of OMT as a potential conservative treatment option used by ophthalmologists is needed.

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