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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
2611 E Michigan Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Harinder Sidhu's areas of specialization are osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sidhu attended medical school at Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Sidhu (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. She is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
77 W. Underwood; 5th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Kevin Nowicki is an osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Clermont, FL and Orlando, FL. Dr. Nowicki graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He trained at Orlando Health for his residency. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Patients rated Dr. Nowicki highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
3849 Oakwater Circle
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mark Klafter's medical specialty is osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient reviews placed Dr. Klafter at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of North Shore University Hospital's residency program. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
882 S Kirkman Road; Suite 305
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Nnamdi Nwaogwugwu is a rehabilitation physician and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. Dr. Nwaogwugwu is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Community Hospital. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Nwaogwugwu is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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What is Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine?

Osteopathic manipulative medicine is the keystone treatment that sets osteopathic physicians apart from other doctors. With similarities to chiropractic, physical therapy, and therapeutic massage, osteopathic manipulative medicine is a hands-on approach that involves manually moving, stretching, and adjusting the body to reduce pain and increase mobility.

Osteopathy was developed in the 1870s by Dr. Andrew Still. In the United States, doctors of osteopathy are full medical doctors (D.O.s) - they can prescribe medications and perform surgery. The osteopathic medical view tends to differ slightly from that of an M.D. however, with D.O.s treating the whole person and seeing illness less as an isolated event. Osteopaths believe that the body has an amazing ability to heal itself, if restrictions on movement are removed. With increased motion and circulation will come increased well-being. Osteopathic manipulative medicine aims to free the body to heal itself.

An osteopathic manipulative treatment may involve stretching, gentle pressure, counter pressure, resistance, and craniosacral therapy among others. It may be used to diagnose, treat, or prevent illness or injury. Studies have shown that osteopathic manipulation is particularly effective for back pain, but it may also be used to treat:
  • Joint pain, such as that due to sports injuries or arthritis
  • Menstrual pain
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Sinus disorders
  • Migraine headaches
  • Pain disorders, such as fibromyalgia or chronic pain

Osteopathic manipulative medicine uses healing touch to restore the function of the body’s own structure in order to promote health. It looks at the entire musculoskeletal system to ease limitations that may be causing problems.