Dr. Kevin Hicks MD

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Colonial Heights, VA

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About

Dr. Kevin Hicks, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Colonial Heights, VA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Hicks is affiliated with CJW Medical Center - Johnston Willis Hospital Campus, Bon Secours St Mary's Hospital and Memorial Regional Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Kevin Hicks has the following 5 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

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

Collaborative Arthritis Care Inc

300A Temple Lake Dr
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

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