Doctors of osteopathy literally take a “hands-on approach” to musculoskeletal disorders and use manipulation treatment to help correct structural imbalances in your body, improve circulation and relieve pain.

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RVU student are provided an exercise room to encourage students to stay healthy for a lifetime.

Osteopathic medicine approaches treatment for the entire person rather than just the symptoms with an intense focus on preventive health care. “Our goal in teaching Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) is to help them and their patients develop attitudes and lifestyles that don’t just fight illness, but help prevent it, too,” added Dr. Moore.

RVU offers “real-time” learning to prepare medical students for the life-threatening health conditions of their patients by using real medical devices and techniques.

RVU has multiple state of the art learning labs

In addition to the medical learning labs, RVU approaches student educational life as a time to develop healthy personal habits including structured time together to encourage self improvement and confidence. This student social “downtime” sitting area is meant to help students learn to cope with every day challenges and stresses by building in self focus and understanding. “There tends to be a high burnout rate in healthcare providers if they don’t take good mental, physical and emotional care of themselves,” said Dr. Moore. “We have built a learning friendly environment including ping pong tables and a yoga workout room to aid our students mentally and socially for optimum patient treatment,” explained Dr. Moore.

Students are provided a “quiet” room for personal use for prayer or just uninterrupted silence to regroup their thoughts and feelings.

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an osteopathic practitioner, now is the time to give it serious consideration. The first class of RVU students will begin in July.