Stimulate Your Body’s Natural Healing Ability

dbodyNorth Texas Musculoskeletal Medicine specializes in regenerative orthopedics, osteopathic manipulation, and sports medicine.  Our treatments enhance the body’s natural ability to heal by combining time-tested treatments with state of the art technology.  Utilizing the most advanced, non-surgical orthopedic options available, we provide alternatives to surgery for musculoskeletal injuries.

A key concept in osteopathic medicine is that structure and function are reciprocally interrelated.  In other words, structure influences function.  Thus, if there is a problem in one part of the body’s structure, function in that area, along with other areas, may be affected.  Our procedures remove these restrictions, allowing for maximum structural function.

Another integral tenet of osteopathic medicine is the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Procedures in Regenerative Medicine, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Prolotherapy, assist and accelerate this natural process, bridging the gap between medication and surgery.

What are these procedures?

PRP is an emerging treatment in ”Orthobiologics,” merging cutting edge technology with the body’s natural ability to heal itself.  PRP therapy is designed to accelerate healing of soft tissue injuries and osteoarthritis naturally.

Blood is made of RBC (Red Blood Cells), WBC (White Blood Cells), Plasma, and Platelets.  It was once thought that platelets are only responsible for blood clotting.  Medical science has learned that platelets release healing proteins called growth factors that accelerate tissue healing.  When the patient’s own blood is drawn and spun in a centrifuge to isolate the platelets and their associated growth factors, the level of platelets is elevated from a concentration of 6% to 94%.  This preparation is then injected into the damaged area, resulting in new cell growth, restored blood flow and tissue regeneration.

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment is a procedure developed in 1874 by Andrew Taylor Still, a US physician who proposed that all parts of the body are connected by myofascial tissue.  Osteopathy originated as a 19th century alternative medical approach emphasizing the physical manipulation of the neuromusculoskeletal system.  OMT is a system of hands-on techniques used to alleviate pain and correct structural changes in the body.  Because OMT improves blood flow and opens lymphatic pathways through the body, it also helps to nourish tendons and ligaments, relieves stress, and aids in detoxification.

Osteopathic physicians maintain a full medical license with the addition of training in correction of musculoskeletal dysfunction.

 

Our Patients

We work with you to diagnose the true source of your pain and create a treatment plan tailored to your precise needs. Our mission is to help your body recover and maintain peak health, whether as an elite athlete or someone who just wants to feel good!

To make an appointment, please call our Southlake Office, 817-416-0970, today.
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Helping the body heal itself through Osteopathic and Regenerative Medicine…

In addition to treatment of injury, osteopathic procedures help to optimize overall health. The musculoskeletal system plays a vital role in health and disease. As all body systems are inter-related, a problem in one area causes other body systems to adapt and compensate, leading to inflammation, pain, stiffness and other disorders. Therefore, relieving restrictions in one area of the body allows the remainder of the body to work more efficiently, achieving optimal health. The body is actually stimulated to work as it is meant, benefiting the whole person and not just the part of the body causing pain.

Dennis Minotti, II, D.O and Jay Roop, D.O. are both fully licensed Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine. Osteopathic, non-surgical procedures not only respect the body as a self-regulating mechanism, but help to prevent potential injuries to weakened or compromised tissue. Their goal is to restore maximum function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions.


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Meet Our Physicians




Dennis Minotti, DO is honored to participate with a team of physicians chosen by Dr. Jerry Dickey to educate physicians on the original techniques of osteopathic manipulation developed by Dr. A.T. Still, founder of Osteopathic Medicine. Physicians from around the world have come to UNTHSC to learn these treatment methods. The next conference on these classic osteopathic techniques will be presented June 2015. For more information, click here

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