Osteopathic Practice

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Originally, I discovered osteopathic medicine through conversations with my fellow pre-med colleagues. They had spoken negatively about the practice and emphasized how it is only a back-up option for people who could not gain acceptance into allopathic schools. I was not entirely convinced, so I researched the principles of osteopathic medicine on the AACOM website. The more I read about the holistic approach osteopathic physicians practice; the more I began realizing how this practice directly aligns with my own values as a person and writer. People are not merely the organs that constitute them, but unique individuals with years of life experiences. For both a writer and a physician, grasping this understanding of people’s psychological and
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