We found 4 osteopathic manipulative medicine providers who accept Medicare near Mount Clemens, MI.

Dr. Hardick M Shah, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
48762 Gratiot
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Hardik Shah's medical specialty is family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks French and Gujarati. These areas are among his clinical interests: holistic medicine, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and osteopathic manipulation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital and Beaumont Hospitals. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Shah takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Dr. Adam Gregg Feinstein, DO
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
1030 Harrington Boulevard; Suite 206
Mt. Clemens, MI
 

Dr. Adam Feinstein is a medical specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine. He has received a 1.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Feinstein attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for residency. He is affiliated with McLaren Health Care and Henry Ford Health System.

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Dr. Georgia H Griffin, DO
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
1030 Harrington Street; Ste 206; Mount
Clemens, MI
 

Dr. Georgia Griffin is a specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine. She works in Mount Clemens, MI and Clemens, MI. She graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Griffin takes Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with McLaren Health Care.

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Dr. Lori A Dillard, DO
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
1030 Harrington Street; Ste 206; Mount
Clemens, MI
 

Dr. Lori Dillard is a physician who specializes in osteopathic manipulative medicine. She takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Dillard is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care.

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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.