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Who developed Osteopathy?
Osteopathy was developed by Dr. Andrew Taylor.
What is the definition of osteopathy?
Osteopathy uses palpation and manipulation to rid the body of restrictive mechanisms that prevent natural function.
What are the principles of Osteopathy?
1) Structure governs function
2) the role of the artery is absolute
3)The unity of function
4) Autoregulation
What are the four stages of health?
1) Adaptation
2) Compensation
3) Osteopathic Lesion
4) Decompensation
5) Death
How do Osteopaths view pathology?
They look for:
1) internal Causes
2) External Causes
3) Displacement Pathology
4) mutation Pathology