Definitions for "osteopathy"
Any disease of the bones.
A system of treatment based on the theory that diseases are chiefly due to deranged mechanism of the bones, nerves, blood vessels, and other tissues, and can be remedied by manipulations of these parts. Modern practitioners use the therapeutic and diagnostic techniques of modern medicine as well as manipulative procedures.
The method of treatment which employs the manipulation of bones and other parts, in order to restore them to efficient function.