This website is initiated and hosted by the "Vienna School of Osteopathy" -
Based in Vienna/Austria in cooperation with osteopaths and schools in various European countries and the USA.
Bringing together clinicians and scientists who study the effect and effectiveness of osteopathic medicine.
The goal is to understand how osteopathy works, to produce compelling evidence to optimize health care services and enhance quality of education. The research groups study all aspects of application of osteopathic medicine including lab-based and clinical-based research as well as translational research.
Herzhaft-Le Roy J, et al. J Hum Lact. 2017.
Francesco Cerritelli et al, Published by PLOS: May 14, 2015
PLOS is a peer-reviewed weekly medical journal covering the full spectrum of the medical sciences
Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on length of stay in a population of preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial. Cerritelli et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013, 13:65
OSTEOPATHIC RESEARCH IN USA ON PNEUMONIA
OSTEOPATHIC RESEARCH IN USA ON IMMUNITY AND OSTEOPATHY
Osteopathic lymphatic pump techniques to enhance immunity and treat pneumonia
Hodge, Osteopath Med. 2012 Mar;15(1):13-21.
Through understanding the mechanisms by which osteopathy enhances the lymphatic and immune systems and alters disease progression, Dr Hodge provides scientific support for the clinical application of osteopathy.
OSTEOPATHIC RESEARCH IN USA ON PAIN MANAGEMENT
King, Patterson and Janig edited the following multi-disciplinary, international reference book, based on the work of science and clinical researchers in the field of Manual Medicine:
The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy, Elsevier 2011
University North Texas Health Science Center,
The osteopathic Research Center, Where Science meet Practise
Cranial Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine’s Growing Evidence Base,
by Dr Hollis H. King, DO, PhD, JAOA Jan 2012
Osteopathic research: the needed paradigm shift: Irvin Korr PhD
Professor Korr, physiologist contributed to advancing osteopathic research in USA.
In later years he called for a paradigm shift for osteopathic research
New Scientist 2008 article:
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