Dr. David Abend DO

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Westwood, NJ

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Dr. David Abend, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Westwood, NJ, with other offices in Oradell, NJ and Stratford, NJ. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Abend is affiliated with Valley Hospital, Runnells Specialized Hospital and HackensackUMC. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. David Abend has the following 1 specialty.

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.
Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.
Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.

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Locations & Directions

Bergen Primary Care Associates

400 Old Hook Rd
Westwood, NJ 07675

David Scott Abend DO

550 Kinderkamack Rd
Oradell, NJ 07649


42 E Laurel Rd
Stratford, NJ 08084

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