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The OMF of Michiana blog is a resource for DOs and prospective OMF members to remain up-to-date on all the latest OMF news and events, as well as articles and perspectives on osteopathic medicine. Patients of osteopathic doctors can also find helpful information on our blog, such as explanations of osteopathic treatments and therapies.

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What Are The Four Tenets of Osteopathic Medicine?

At its core, osteopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate ability to heal itself. This philosophy is reflected in the four tenets of osteopathic medicine: the body is a unit; the person is a unit of body, mind and spirit; the body is capable of self-regulation, self-healing and health maintenance; and structure and function are reciprocally interrelated. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at each of these tenets, as they’re outlined by the American Osteopathic Association, and how they shape the osteopathic approach to medicine. The Body is a Unit

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