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We found 9 osteopathic manipulative medicine providers near Pittsburgh, PA.

Michael P Toshok, D.O.
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
115 Center Avenue
Aspinwall, PA
 

Dr. Michael Toshok is an anesthesiologist, pain specialist, and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. Dr. Toshok studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
619 Mt Royal Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Jennifer Fierle's specialties are family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. She practices in Pittsburgh, PA. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. Before completing her residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Fierle attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Fierle average 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Other, Neurophysiology, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
1350 Locust Street; Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Gary Goldberg's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), neurophysiology, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Goldberg has indicated that his clinical interests include ultrasound (sonogram). He is affiliated with Richmond VA Medical Center. Dr. Goldberg attended McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University.

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Dr. Bernard J Bernacki, MPH, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Geriatrics
521 Greenfield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Bernard Bernacki is a family practitioner, geriatrician, and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernacki attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at UPMC Shadyside. He is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside.

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Dr. Jeffrey Duane Lineman, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lineman practices family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Patient reviews placed Dr. Lineman at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Sign Language. He is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1307 Federal Street; 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Mitchell Rothenberg specializes in osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Rothenberg has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
University Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
 

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
25 W Main Street
Carnegie, PA
 

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
420 E North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

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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.