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About Dr. Teitelbaum

Dr. Teitelbaum has been practicing Osteopathic structural medicine since 1985. He became interested in the Osteopathic approach to medicine after becoming acquainted with the benefits of manipulation. At the time, Dr. Teitelbaum was practicing as a small animal and zoo animal veterinarian, having graduated the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1976. He applied to the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and graduated Cum Laude in 1984. He followed this with internship at the Osteopathic Health System of Texas.

Dr. Teitelbaum opened his practice specializing in Osteopathic Manipulation in 1985. By 1990 he had become proficiency certified in Cranial Osteopathy by the Cranial Academy. This was followed in 1991 with certification in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the American Academy of Osteopathy. He was named a member of the American Academy of Osteopathy Bureau of Experts in 1994.

After experiencing Prolotherapy, (also known as ligament reconstructive therapy) for an injury to his own wrist, Dr. Teitelbaum undertook the study of this therapeutic art. He completed his training in 1994.

Dr. Teitelbaum developed an interest in Chinese medicine after noticing the similarities between Osteopathic and Chinese philosophies. He trained in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine through UCLA. This course is presented by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA), a physician acupuncture organization. He has been practicing acupuncture since 1995.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. Teitelbaum teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Manipulative Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He has published papers and continues to give presentations to physicians at the local, state and national levels.

Dr. Teitelbaum treats injuries, joint pain and structural problems with therapeutic methods designed to stimulate the body to heal itself. The use of Osteopathic manipulation, postural balancing, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Prolotherapy provide efficient natural methods of regaining health and function.

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