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Biomarkers of the Response to Osteopathic Manipulation

2014-08-27 03:20:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to identify non-invasive biomarkers of the physiologic response to Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Healthy

Intervention

Osteopathic Manipulation, Placebo

Location

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Lewisburg
West Virginia
United States
24901

Status

Recruiting

Source

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:03-0400

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