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March 2013

How do athletes benefit from osteopathic manipulative medicine?

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Osteopathy looks at the body as a dynamic unit of function with structures and functions that are interrelated at all levels. Optimum health and athletic performance requires integrated function of all of the various parts. A problem in one area, organ or system will produce both local and global effects. For example, a simple ankle sprain can result in the transference of abnormal biomechanical forces to your knee and/or low back so that those areas are also compromised and predisposed to problems. Injuries and associated pain can also produce biochemical abnormalities that may negatively impact hormone function and alter neurotransmitters…

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