Respuesta a “OMT y ultrasonido terapia para el dolor crónico lumbar: una ilustración de la confusión semántica osteopática”

Response to ‘OMT and ultrasound therapy for chronic low back pain: An illustration of osteopathic semantic confusion’
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
Leysen and colleagues make some interesting points and pose several provocative questions. They begin by noting that the recent report of favorable outcomes relating to chronic low back pain in the OSTEOPATHIC Trial used the acronym OMT to represent «osteopathic manual treatment» rather than «osteopathic manipulative treatment,» thereby raising (in their view) existential concerns relating to osteopathic identity. This conclusion appears to hinge on their observation that OMT consists of many manual techniques beyond «spinal manipulation,» which are largely unknown within the wider medical community.
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