As parts of the musculoskeletal system, your joints, muscles and spine are all interconnected. Osteopathic physicians are trained to understand and manipulate these parts of the body in order to relieve chronic pain.
Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is widely used to help patients living with pain or limitations from a musculoskeletal disorder. Using the latest techniques, Prima CARE’s team of three licensed osteopathic physicians can help diagnose your condition and alleviate your discomfort at the source. Our team of osteopathic physicians includes:
Our offices are among the Prima CARE locations in Fall Rivers, MA. Dr. Cummings can also be seen at one of our locations in Tiverton, RI.
Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is the practice of manually manipulating the muscles to relieve pain, improve circulation and treat certain musculoskeletal conditions, including:
OMT is a non-surgical option that simply involves your osteopathic physician using their hands to do stretches and apply gentle pressure to problem areas of your body. This non-invasive treatment can help to:
While osteopathic medicine is an excellent option for non-invasive healing, your physician may also prescribe medication or recommend surgery if necessary for a long-term solution.