“A mother’s body goes through a great deal of stress both physically and mentally during childbirth,” said Dr. Octavia Cannon, DO, vice president of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. “This study shows that by combining osteopathic manipulation with other pain therapies, we can help new mothers get back on their feet quicker and improve their quality of life with their new infant.”
The above quote comes from a recent issue of the American Association for the Advancement of Science available HERE. More information on this study is available there.
If you want more information on what Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment is and if you might benefit from this type of treatment, please visit the American Osteopathic Association Health Library HERE.