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Dr. (Doctor) Mitchell Howard Rothenberg MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma
1350 Locust Street; Suite 220, UPMC Mercy Professional Building
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 687-3900

Dr. Mitchell Rothenberg works as an orthopedic trauma specialist, osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist, and sports medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and West Mifflin, PA. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Rothenberg completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Rothenberg is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
619 MT Royal Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 487-4422

Dr. Jennifer Fierle's medical specialty is family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). She is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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Doctor Jeffrey Duane Lineman DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 784-4227; (412) 767-4751

Dr. Jeffrey Lineman is a family medicine practitioner and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in Natrona Heights, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Cheswick, PA. He is conversant in Sign Language. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. After completing medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Lineman performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Diagnostic Radiology, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurophysiology
1350 Locust Street; Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 232-7608

Dr. Gary Goldberg is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), neurophysiology, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He speaks Spanish. In his practice, Dr. Goldberg focuses on ultrasound (sonogram). Dr. Goldberg is professionally affiliated with Richmond VA Medical Center. He graduated from McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University.

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Dr. (Doctor) Bernard J Bernacki DO, MPH
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics (Elderly Care), Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
521 Greenfield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 422-6500

Dr. Bernard Bernacki works as a family practice physician, geriatrician, and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. Dr. Bernacki attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at UPMC Shadyside. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
University Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 688-6603

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
25 W Main Street
Carnegie, PA
(412) 279-5300

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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.
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