Philosophy of Health

Del Mar Clinic & Spa’s
Osteopathic Philosophy

John and Marci enjoy a full life that they never even dreamed of before.

John and Marci enjoy a full life that they never even dreamed of before.

OUR MISSION IS TO HELP YOU LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD, AND LIVE LONGER.

Our goal is to help you live a more fulfilling life — (1) by being healthier, (2) living at your full capacity in all aspects of your health: mind, body, and soul.

We look at the whole-person and the interrelated-unity of the body’s system and how each work in unison to continue health and also to heal yourself in times of sickness.

Osteopathic Medicine is About…

John and Marci enjoy a full life that they never even dreamed of before.

This simple herb is a natural medicine that heals and replaces whatever is missing or defective in you.

…CREATING HEALTH, NOT JUST CURING SICKNESS

Osteopathic medicine is a distinct branch of medical practice in the United States.

The osteopathic philosophy of medicine sees an interrelated unity in all systems of the body, with each working with the other to heal in times of illness.

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, or DOs, are fully licensed physicians who practice in every medical specialty. DOs practice a whole-person approach to medicine, focused on looking beyond your symptoms to understand how lifestyle and environmental factors impact your wellbeing.

John and Marci enjoy a full life that they never even dreamed of before.

Herbs, suppliments and scientific measurement is exactly what you need in this new prevention and health paradigm.

PREVENTION, DIET AND EXERCISE, AND MEDICAL SPA

Listening to you and partnering in your care are at the heart of our holistic, empathic approach to medicine. We are trained to promote the body’s natural tendency toward health and self-healing. We practice according to the latest science and use the latest technology. But we also consider options to complement pharmaceuticals and surgery.

We are going to help you reach your goal of you LOOKING GOOD, FEELING GOOD and LIVNG LONGER!

CHRONIC CONDITIONS

You’re not sure you’ll look as good as you used to; even more importantly, or maybe you’re not sure you have the energy you used to.

DISEASES & CONDITIONS

You’re not sure you’ll look as good as you used to; even more importantly, or maybe you’re not sure you have the energy you used to.

PEACE OF BODY AND MIND

Your mental and spiritual states are nearly, if not more, as important to your bodily health, as your physical condition. Why? Come find out.

DISEASES & CONDITIONS

You’re not sure you’ll look as good as you used to; even more importantly, or maybe you’re not sure you have the energy you used to.

EXAMS & TESTS

You’re not sure you’ll look as good as you used to; even more importantly, or maybe you’re not sure you have the energy you used to.

You Want…

TO FEEL HEALTHY AND LIVE AT YOUR OPTIMUm

You Experience…

YOU’RE GETTING MORE WRINKLES

You’re not sure you’ll look as good as you used to; even more importantly, or maybe you’re not sure you have the energy you used to.

You want the fullness of life

We can help rejuvenate YOU. We can help you to LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD.

HOW CAN YOU AGE GRACEFULLY WITH INCREASED VITALITY

WE CAN HELP YOU REJUVENATE YOURSELF

Preventiondiet and exercise, and the medical spa all going to helping you reach your goal — of you looking good, feeling good in living longer!

A Health Philosophy that Gives You a Future to Smile About

Will Osteopathic Medicine Be Helpful For You?

It makes a difference when your physician is trained to truly listen. To pay more attention to you than your chart. To look beyond the symptoms and take the time to get to know you as a whole person.

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine believe there’s more to good health than the absence of pain or disease. As guardians of wellness, DOs focus on prevention by gaining a deeper understanding of your lifestyle and environment, rather than just treating your symptoms.

“Listening to you” and “partnering in your care” are at the heart of our holistic, empathic approach to medicine. We are trained to promote the body’s natural tendency toward health and self-healing. We practice according to the latest science and use the latest technology. But we also consider options to complement pharmaceuticals and surgery.

There are more than 100,000 DOs in the US, practicing their distinct philosophy in every medical specialty. We have additional training in Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and use this tool to help diagnose, treat and prevent illness and injury.1

Research to Help You

4 healthy steps to reducing your risk of heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. with about 610,000 people dying from it every year. Osteopathic physicians try to prevent illness before it occurs. Rob Danoff, DO, an osteopathic family physician from Philadelphia shares his...

Breathe easier: Resources, support abound for smokers looking to quit

When it comes to quitting smoking, smokers are divided on whether positive or negative health messages help them quit. A recent Harris Poll of over 2,000 U.S. adults found Americans believe health information focused on the positive impacts of quitting tobacco and...

Let the sun shine: The DO approach to addressing vitamin D deficiency

No matter your skin color, you’re probably not getting enough exposure to the sun and it’s crucial byproduct, vitamin D. Nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D, according to a clinical review published in...

Find your DO: Dr. Budev is making a difference in lung, heart transplant patients’ lives

After receiving a double lung transplant in 2014, Dollar Tree founder and CEO Macon Brock and his wife, Joan, donated $2 million to the Cleveland Clinic to create an endowed chair for lung transplant research and education. Marie Budev, DO, MPH, who directs the...

OMT helps reduce musculoskeletal pain during pregnancy

Despite how common it is for pregnant women to experience musculoskeletal pain during their pregnancy, one study suggests that the vast majority of women don’t receive treatment for their pain. Fredrick Wilson, DO, an osteopathic physician and spine specialist...

OMT: The military pilot’s drug-free treatment option

Last August, underneath a canopy on a beach in Key West, Florida, soldiers lined up behind Lt. Col. Natalie Nevins, DO, to receive osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) on their first day off in over two weeks. Across the world, Capt. Matthew Puderbaugh, DO, was on...

Surprising Risk Factors for Sunburn: High Melanin Content is One

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and the fatality rate for African Americans with melanoma is higher than any other race. Of the three types of skin cancer, melanoma is not only the deadliest, but one of the most prevalent types of cancer for...

Misdiagnosis of Foot and Ankle Injuries May Result in Complications

The misdiagnosis of common foot and ankle injuries may result in poor long-term health concerns including arthritis, chronic pain and disability, according to the findings of a clinical review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA). The review...

Ectopic Pregnancy: OSE Helps Detect Location When Imaging Fails

The location of an ectopic pregnancy can be determined using a simple, noninvasive physical examination technique used by osteopathic physicians, researchers say. Ectopic pregnancies account for nearly 2 percent of all pregnancies in North America and are the leading...

Winter Survival Tips from an ER Physician (and former Army Ranger)

Severe winter weather is a deadly threat and survival is a matter of strategy, according to Jedidiah Ballard, DO, an osteopathic emergency physician and former Army Ranger. Dr. Ballard, named the 2016 “Ultimate Men’s Health Guy,” outlined survival priorities for...

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