Archivi mensili: Gennaio 2017

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Heart Surgery Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial

2017-06-01T09:05:03+02:00

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Heart Surgery Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial Abstract BACKGROUND: Controlling sternal pain after heart surgery is important to reduce the risk of postoperative complications, but pain is often undertreated because of contraindications and side effects of analgesic drugs. Recently, osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) was demonstrated to reduce pain in different clinical contexts, suggesting its potential utility after cardiac surgery. The aim of this open-label, controlled study is to assess

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Heart Surgery Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial2017-06-01T09:05:03+02:00

Osteopathic treatment in a patient with left-ventricular assist device with left brachialgia: a case report

2017-06-01T08:55:41+02:00

Osteopathic treatment in a patient with left-ventricular assist device with left brachialgia: a case report Abstract This study deals with an osteopathic approach used for a patient with left-ventricular assist device (L-VAD) affected by left brachialgia. Clinical examination revealed the presence of thoracic outlet syndrome and pectoralis minor syndrome, with compression of the left proximal ulnar nerve, related to the surgical sternotomy performed. The osteopathic techniques used can be classified as indirect and

Osteopathic treatment in a patient with left-ventricular assist device with left brachialgia: a case report2017-06-01T08:55:41+02:00