Dr. Steven Michelsen DO

Patient Reviews

Reviews reflect patients' level of satisfaction with the care they received from this provider. Dr. Steven Michelsen xhas an overall rating of 4.4.

Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Steven Michelsen has the following 3 areas of expertise and 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.

3
Expertise

See areas of expertise for treating specific conditions, procedures and surgeries for this doctor.

Health Guides

  • more health guides


Locations & Directions

OASIS-Orthopedic & Sports Injury Specialists

4461 Coit Rd
Frisco, TX 75035

Nearby Doctors

Dr. Steven Michelsen, DO is similar to these 2 Doctors near Frisco, TX.

Doctor

Dr. Walter Loyola

37 years experience

4.7 of 5

Doctor

Dr. Gregory Dott

33 years experience

3.7 of 5