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January 2017

One of My Favorite Osteopathic Stories

By Osteopathy, Physical Health3 Comments

I have seen a lot of strange cases in the past, but I specifically remember this one for its peculiarity and humor. Jennifer brought her daughter in to see me. Along with her daughter, came Jennifer’s brother and her mother to the appointment. Jennifer’s brother and mother were already patients of mine, but the whole family coming to the appointment made me curious what I was going to encounter. “This must be something major,” I thought. “So what can I help you with?” I asked. “Well, my daughter has dark circles under her eyes. Can you help with that?” asked…

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How I Would Have Offset My Medical School Loans Differently

By Financial HealthNo Comments
Every year medical students take on humongous exorbitant amounts of debt. They are promised the illusion that once they are done with their training, they will easily earn enough money to pay back their loans and then some. Hopefully that's true, but I have a feeling that that is less and less the case anymore. When I graduated from medical school, I had nearly a quarter of a million dollars to pay back. All of it was from medical school. At that point, I was beginning the phase of internship and residency. That's where new doctors work ludicrous hours and...
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How To Find An Osteopath In The US

By Osteopathy, Physical HealthNo Comments

Finding an osteopathic physician who practices hands-on osteopathic treatment can be hard. Much of the population in the United States does not know that osteopathic physicians (D.O.s) exist. Even with those that do, many do not know how to find an osteopath that does hands on osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT). Unlike much of the rest of the world, D.O.s in the U.S. are trained as fully licensed physicians on top of their osteopathic training. The end result of this is that the vast majority of U.S. trained D.O.s practice medicine in a similar fashion to their M.D. counterparts. They practice…

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Why I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Yelp

By Financial HealthNo Comments
Sign up to receive free tips on leveraging reviews for your osteopathic practice or business First Name Email address: List choice Daniel Lopez, D.O. - Personal Health Daniel Lopez, D.O. - Financial Health Osteopathic Professionals Leave this field empty if you're human: What I Dislike About Yelp As one of the most popular review sites, Yelp can be a great asset or a great liability to business owners. Yelp can really help a struggling business take off. It can help give a business social proof and make them an instant authority. At the same time there is a dark side...
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