Does Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) have an Effect in the Treatment of Patients Suffering from Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)?
During the last 50 years, the efficacy of medication in the treatment of gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has increased with introduction of histamine 2 antagonists and proton pump inhibitors. Surgical treatment is effective, but irreversible and complications may occur. Is it possible to develop an effective treatment procedure beside pharmaceuticals and surgery? The objective of this study was to describe Osteopathic Manual Therapy (OMT) techniques and investigate the effect in patients suffering from GERD … MORE