What Does Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) Mean?
A doctor of osteopathy (DO) is a medical practitioner that is equivalent is all respects to a medical doctor, but has additional and extensive training and expertise in the human muskuloskeletal system. When it comes to occupational health, A DO can provide the same skills as a medical doctor with the added benefit of extensive knowledge in manual medicine. This makes them a valuable asset in the workplace, particularly when it comes to treating employees who are on workers' compensation insurance. This can help such workers return to work after an injury or disability leave.