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ˈɒs ti əˌpæθ; ˌɒs tiˈɒp ə θɪstos·teopath

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  1. osteopath, osteopathistnoun

    a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles


  1. osteopathnoun

    A physician who practices osteopathy by manipulating the skeleton and muscles


  1. osteopath

    An osteopath is a licensed medical practitioner who uses manual therapy techniques, such as massage and joint manipulation, to treat a variety of physical conditions and illnesses. They operate under the philosophy that all parts of the body are interconnected and that physical ailments and discomfort can be addressed through improving the body's overall health and wellness. They are often referred to as Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine and can prescribe medication and perform surgery as well. They place emphasis on the musculoskeletal framework, with a holistic approach to patient care.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of osteopath in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of osteopath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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