FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, DO, is a fully licensed medical physician who practices in all areas of medicine focusing on a holistic approach to treatment and care. DO’s listen to their patients and partner with them to help them get well and stay healthy. DO’s are specially trained in the musculoskeletal system which is your body’s interconnected system of nerves, muscles, and bones. DO’s combine this focus with latest medical technological advances to off the most comprehensive medical care available today.
What conditions can a DO treat?
Almost all heath issues are able to be addressed using Osteopathic Medicine. Below is a list of conditions most commonly helped with Osteopathic treatments:
- Orthodontic Problems
- TMJ Syndrome
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ear, Nose, and Throat
- Chronic Ear Infections
- Chronic Tonsillitis
- Congenital Malformations
- Down Syndrome
- Genetic Evaluation and Counseling
- MTHFR – Evaluation and Care
- Stress Incontinence
- Evaluation and Care
- Dizziness and Vertigo
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Migraine Headaches
- Post Concussion Syndrome
- Post-MVA Inertial Injury (Whiplash)
- Visual Disturbances
- Postural Imbalances
- ADD and ADHD
- Behavioral Problems
- Developmental Delays
- Failure to Thrive
- Learning Disorders
- Otitis Media (Ear Infections)
- Plagiocephaly (Misshaped Head)
- Spitting Up
- Strabismus (Crossed Eyes or Lazy Eye)
- Sucking Difficulties
- Back Pain
- Groin Pain
- Varicose Veins
- Prevention of Labor Problems
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Sleep Disturbances
- Frequent Colds
- Recurrent Sore Throats
Boston Osteopathic Healthcare
What kinds of treatments do you use?
HealthQuest Institute offers Osteopathic Manipulation, Functional Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, and a wide variety of Ayurvedic and Massage Treatments. Our procedures are safe, effective, are minimally invasive with little to no side effects. Our goal is to improve our patients to optimal quality of life and keep them healthy by focusing on lifestyle changes, diet, exercise and holistic treatments with minimal medication. Dr. Neeb does not perform surgeries but may recommend it only if necessary. We utilize medical acupuncture, functional medicine, ayurveda, massage, and lifestyle management along with Osteopathic Medicine to treat the whole patient in the most effective way possible. All disciplines my not always be used in every case, but they work better together than separately.
What is your treatment approach?
At HealthQuest Institute, we partner with our patients to provide the most complete, appropriate, and effective treatment plan. We begin by listening and getting to know our patients in order to determine their unique life situation and issues. We look at our patients as a whole, combining mind, body, and spirit, and seek root causes of health problems. We understand that every patient is unique so we personally customize our care plans for each individual we see. We consistently meet or beat our patients expectations.
What kinds of patients do you see?
We welcome patients of any age from infants to senior adults. Patients of all health levels are welcome from professional athletes to patients suffering from chronic conditions or injuries. We also treat women who are considering pregnancy or are currently pregnant. We offer help to anyone who is unsatisfied with their health, want to improve their quality of life, or anyone who wants to maintain optimal health.
What do I wear for my treatment?
Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing to your appointment. Patients remain fully clothed during most treatments, except for shoes. Pants are preferred for women. We ask that patients refrain from wearing perfumes and strong fragrances since some of our patients are chemically sensitive. It is helpful for you to be as relaxed as possible for your treatment. Please refrain from consuming stimulants such as coffee, alcohol, or nicotine right before your appointment.