Osteopathic medicine

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.wikipedia
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Andrew Taylor Still

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Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine.

Physician

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The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree in the United States is equivalent to the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree and allows medical doctors to practice medicine and surgery in all 50 states.
The vast majority of physicians trained in the United States have a Doctor of Medicine degree, and use the initials M.D. A smaller number attend Osteopathic schools and have a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and use the initials D.O. After completion of medical school, physicians complete a residency in the specialty in which they will practice.

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Medicine

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Profession

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

United States

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Europe

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Asia

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Australia

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

New Zealand

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Canada

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Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession practiced primarily in the United States, but has also spread to 65 other countries, with universities throughout Europe and Asia, and including Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Doctor of Medicine

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The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree in the United States is equivalent to the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree and allows medical doctors to practice medicine and surgery in all 50 states.

Comparison of MD and DO in the United States

Osteopathic physicians and M.D. physicians are very similarComparison of MD and DO Residencies in the United Statesdistinction between the MD and the DO professions
Osteopathic physicians trained in the U.S. are generally able to obtain a license to practice medicine throughout Canada, though licensure requirements for physicians varies by province.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

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The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree in the United States is equivalent to the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree and allows medical doctors to practice medicine and surgery in all 50 states.

Licensure

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Only those graduates of American Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine are eligible for licensure to practice osteopathic medicine in Canada.

Sam Sheppard

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Although several small Ohio colleges offered him athletic scholarships, Sheppard chose to follow the lead of his father and older brothers and pursued a career in osteopathic medicine.

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) is a school of osteopathic medicine in Glendale, Arizona, part of Midwestern University.

Joint manipulation

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A modern re-emphasis on manipulative therapy occurred in the late 19th century in North America with the emergence of osteopathic medicine and chiropractic medicine.

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) is a private, non-profit osteopathic medical school located in Downers Grove, Illinois, part of Midwestern University.