The best osteopathic medicine is the one that can help you control your symptoms and get better.
But for some people, the treatment may be too good to be true.
“I just had a consultation with a friend of mine and I’m feeling fine,” says Jona Al-Ameri, a 35-year-old woman who has had three neck surgeries and a hip replacement.
Al-Alami, who has a severe neurological disorder called neurofibromatosis, had her last operation on Dec. 6.
“I’m still feeling pretty dizzy, and I have a very bad headache, and my vision is blurry, so I’m still getting dizzy sometimes,” she says.
She has been taking a combination of two of her favorite treatments: osteopathic manipulations and chiropractic.
Al-Americi says she feels a lot better, but she has a lot of issues that have plagued her since her last surgery.
“My neck muscles are aching,” she explains.
“So I’ve been doing chiropractors all day every day.
But they’re so painful.”
In an effort to find the best osteopathy treatment for her, Al-Arabi decided to test a chiropractor’s theory that she’s having problems with her neck muscles.
The results of her test were shocking.
“When I went in to the chiropractor, I said, ‘No, I don’t feel dizzy.
I feel very calm.
I think I’m in good spirits,’ ” she recalls.
“The chiropractor said, “It’s not a good idea to trust a chiropractor.
He’s lying to you. I don