(BPT) – Your yearly physical, a nagging injury that won’t go away, a sick child: There are plenty of reasons to go to the doctor, but when you do, do you know what type of doctor you’re seeing?
The common answer most people offer is that they are going to see a medical doctor, an M.D., and in many cases they are right. Medical doctors dominate the market, but they are not the only option. Each year more and more Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.s) enter the market. In fact, it’s possible your current physician is actually a D.O. rather than an M.D.
So now that you know D.O.s exist, you probably have some questions. This article can help. Consider it your chance to check up on the professionals who are specifically trained to check up on you.
What is a D.O.?
On the surface, a D.O. is so similar to an M.D. that a patient may not recognize the difference. Like their M.D. equivalent, D.O.s are fully licensed physicians who practice in every major specialty. D.O.s enroll in a college of osteopathic medicine, and in addition to their medical training, they also receive special training in the musculoskeletal system, your body’s interconnected system of nerves, muscles and bones.
D.O.s use this additional training to treat the pain or disease that is causing immediate problems for the patient. They are also taught to take a deeper look at the patient’s lifestyle and environment to better understand factors that could be influencing their health. A D.O.’s focus is on the patient’s total well-being and they are interested in helping their patients hone preventive techniques that can support long-term health. In short, a D.O. doesn’t just want to treat you when you arrive needing help. They want to help you ward off problems before they ever arise.
A long tradition of service
While you may have never heard of a D.O. before, the profession will celebrate its 125 year anniversary in October. D.O.s have been treating patients and supporting healthy lifestyles since the early 1890s, and can now be found in some of the most prominent medical institutions including The Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic.
Over the last decade, however, the popularity of D.O.s has skyrocketed. In fact, since 2006, the number of D.O.s in the United States has increased 65 percent, and D.O.s account for 11 percent of all physicians in the workforce.
Today, one in four incoming medical students is enrolled in a college of osteopathic medicine.
How do I find a D.O. near me?
The easiest thing to do is to contact your current physician and ask whether they are a D.O. It is possible you’ve been seeing a D.O. all along and never knew it. If your physician is not a D.O. or you’re looking for a new physician and you like the idea of a D.O.’s approach to total, lifelong wellness, then finding a D.O. near you is easy.
Start your search by visiting the Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine website and entering your zip code into the ‘Find a DO’ tool. Once you’ve identified your possibilities, meet with those who appeal to you and be choosy when selecting your new physician. After all, it’s your health and you deserve a medical partner who will support it every step of the way.
To learn more about the difference a D.O. can make, visit doctorsthatdo.org.
This is a Looking for a new doctor Start with a DO review of 12, Reehut 15ml Empty Glass Spray Bottles with Black Fine Mist Sprayer for Misting Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, Cleaning, Room Sprays (4 Each – Green, Amber, Cobalt Blue). It’s our pleasure to present this.
- 12 – 15 ml, durable glass bottles with black fine mist sprayers & dust caps.
- BPA and LEAD FREE, great for misting aromatherapy, natural air fresheners, cleaning recipes, diy beauty products, etc.
- Eco – friendly, perfect for essential oils, perfume oils and various dilutions of liquid.
- Safe, secure and convenient packaging. 15ml, excellent for travel.
- Easy to use, allow you to pre-dilute your liquid blends and glass protects against harmful UV rays.
Reehut premium glass spray bottles with fine mist sprayers, are perfect for storing
your essential oils, perfumes or colognes and other liquids. Set of 12 Reehut Glass Empty Containers :
✔ 3 colors included: Green, amber, cobalt blue.
✔Durable glass bottles with black fine mist sprayers & dust caps.
✔ BPA and LEAD FREE, secure, safe and eco – friendly.
✔ Convenient size makes it perfect for travel.
✔ Glass is not affected by strong oils like citrus.
✔ Provides protection from potentially harmful light.
✔ Reusable glass prevents plastic odors and chemicals from leaching into the bottle contents
✔ Make your own DIY products so you know exactly what you are using Unlimited uses include:
Read the original review here…
List Price: $ 29.99
Price: [wpramaprice asin=”B01N31YI6P”]
What is your opinion of Looking for a new doctor Start with a DO? We would like you to leave your opinion below.
* 🌐 http://JANGBRiCKS.com 📷 Instagram: jangbricks4real 👤 Facebook & Twitter: JangBricks
Playmobil reviews: http://youtube.com/JANGMobilvideo ◽ Personal channel: http://youtube.com/theJANG
Thank you for helping me maintain a positive, safe, family-friendly* environment in the comments, keeping it clean for kids & adults alike!
My preferred online shop is http://amzn.to/2qllzg5 (that’s an affiliate link that I was not asked or paid to place, but if you choose click it & buy something, I may get a tiny commission). For a more complete list see http://jangbricks.com/where-i-shop
I do most product research at http://Brickset.com where I also track upcoming releases & manage my past set collection.
I appreciate constructive criticism & respectful disagreement! Learn more at http://jangbricks.com/criticize
TOP VIEWER QUESTIONS:
See my FAQ master list! http://jangbricks.com/FAQ
Q: When will this set be released?
A: If I got it & reviewed it, I bought it & it’s released.
Q: Do you review free products given to you by manufacturers or vendors?
A: No. Again, if I got it & reviewed it, I bought it.
Q: Where/how did you get this? How do you get sets “early?”
A: Did I mention I bought it? See http://jangbricks.com/early
Q: First!? 2nd comment? 345th viewer? Early squad?
A: Comments are hand-moderated & pointless number-spam is deleted, persistent offenders blocked. I value *real* comments, as do other viewers.
Q: When will the next update video about your [layout/creation/anything] be posted?
A: The next time it is updated enough to warrant a new video. There’s no pre-set schedule.
Q: Can you show your studio setup? How do you do your background & item spins?
A: See http://goo.gl/wzQNMk
Q: Will you sell/trade/give me something from your videos?
A: I only donate to charities & don’t sell to the public. See http://goo.gl/BgOhl4
Q: Have you a done a video about [some set]?
A: Search for “jangbricks [name of the set]” to quickly see if I have what you’re looking for.
Q: Any tips for new YouTube channels?
A: Yes! http://jangbricks.com/youtube-tips
Q: This video was just uploaded; how are there comments from days ago? Bug? Hacks? Exploits?
A: Youtube’s “uploaded on” text is wrong, is all. The video was just previously unlisted & linked from my blog and/or social media.
Q: Can I use your music?
A: No, it is paid, licensed material that is illegal to copy.
* I have ZERO tolerance for disrespect, harassment, threats, cyber-bullying, racism, sexism, homophobic attacks, foul language, and spam on my channels. Comments are actively moderated and abusive users are reported & blocked to protect viewers of all ages. Keep it civil, keep it respectful.
I am not employed by or under contract with any manufacturer or vendor to create content to promote their products or services. The opinions I express are mine and mine alone and not for sale for any price. Ads, when shown, are selected & placed by YouTube/Google itself based upon their algorithms and your viewing history.
LEGO Doctor Who set review! 21304