Osteopathic manipulative therapy potentiates motor cortical plasticity

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17 June 2018

Osteopathic manipulative therapy potentiates motor cortical plasticity

Osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMTh; manipulative care provided by foreign-trained osteopaths) is effective in managing pain caused by a variety of clinical conditions. Nevertheless, the physiologic mechanisms at the basis of the clinical improvement are poorly understood. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of OMTh, muscle stretching, and soft touch interventions on motor cortical excitability through a rapid-rate paired associative stimulation (PAS) protocol … ABSTRACT

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