Gregory Thompson, DO, is now seeing patients for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) two days a week at the NeuroSpine Center.
Dr. Thompson is the chairman of Osteopathic Principles and Practice at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM).
OMT is a system of evaluation and treatment designed to help patients receive a greater range of motion of the joints; improve blood flow and nerve function; reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal pain and generally restore normal function to the body.
OMT involves the use of manual pressure to effect a change in joint position or tissue tension. It can be used to complement the treatment of all forms of disease, especially musculoskeletal disorders such as low back pain; neck pain; sports injuries; repetitive stress injuries; and headaches.