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Publication Date

June 2007


About the Presenter:

Bettina Herbert, MD, is lead physician of the Integrative Pain Medicine team at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine. She is a clinical instructor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Jefferson University Hospital and a Bravewell Fellow in the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine. Dr. Herbert is an expert in both conventional and osteopathic approaches to rehabilitation.

This lecture was delivered as part of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine's Grand Rounds series on June 8, 2007. Copyright 2007 by Bettina Herbert, MD.


Overall Goals and Objectives:

1) Review the tenets of osteopathic medicine and its history in the U.S.
2) Identify the parallels between osteopathic principles and the integrative medicine approach
3) Review the relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology to understand how biomechanical strain can affect health
4) Understand how Osteopathic Manual Medicine (OMM) fits into an integrative medicine treatment plan.

The streaming video presentation is in QuickTime format, and lasts approximately 1 hour.