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Unformatted text preview: Illness is caused by mechanical impediments to normal flow of body fluids/nerves Environmental, social, mental, behavioral factors contribute to illness and disease Philosophy of Patient Care Human body provides all chemicals necessary for the needs of tissues and organs Removing mechanical impediments allows optimal body fluid flow, nerve function and health restoration. Scientific Studies A lot of it is based on logic. Linear Branching of ANS from spine to organs Clinical trials and other studies are hard to conduct and are in their infancy 2008 was the first international symposium held in US for somato-visceral interaction DOs have more contact time, more social support, and more physical exam More DOs are practicing specialized medicine than just manipulation...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course BIO D124 taught by Professor Lin during the Summer '11 term at UC Irvine.
- Summer '11