Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in Pregnancy: Physiologic and Clinical Effects

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 24, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2015
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
American Osteopathic Association
American Academy of Osteopathy
Med Ed Foundation of the Am Coll of Osteopathic Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Osteopathic Heritage Foundations
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kendi Hensel, DO, PhD, University of North Texas Health Science Center

No Study Results Posted on for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Primary Completion Date : July 2011
  Study Completion Date : September 2011
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