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Alexander Nicholas, DO, FAAO

Years in Practice:                                                Alex Nicholas                                                                                 

Thirty eight years

Specialty:

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Board Certification:

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 1985

Affiliations:

Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medicine Association

American Osteopathic Association

American Academy of Osteopathy

Faculty Appointment:

Professor and Chairman Department of OMM

Educational Background:

Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975-1976

Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975

Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1971

Awards and Recognitions:

Linback Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1996

Eimberbrink Award for Proficiency in Osteopathic Techniques, 1975

Publications:

A. Nicholas, E. Nicholas, Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012, 2008. 589 pp.

Goldstein, F., Jeck, S., Nicholas, A., Berman, M., Lerario, M., Preoperative Intravenous Morphine Sulfate with Postoperative Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Reduces Patient Analgesic Use After Total Abdominal Hysterectomy, JAOA, Vol 105, No 6, June 2005

Ehrenfeuchter & Nicholas, Soft Tissue Techniques,Chapter, Foundations for OsteopathicMedicine, Willicor and Wilkins, 2003

Washington, Nicholas, et al, Presence of Chapman Reflex Points in Hospitalized Patients with Pneumonia, JAOA, October 2003

Ehrenfeuchter, W., Nicholas, A., Heilig, D., Soft Tissue Techniques, Robrt C Ward (Ed), Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, 2nd Edition Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 2003, p 819-833

Ehrenfeuchter WC, Heilig D, Nicholas AS: Chapter 54. Soft tissue techniques; 819-833r - In Ward RC (ed): Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine (2nd edition). Philadelphia PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2003.

Oleski & Nicholas, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Postoperative Pain, JAOA,Suplement, September, 2002

Nicholas, Oleski, and Mitchell, “Advantages Osteopathic Family Physician Have in the Treatment of Low Back Pain”, Osteopathic Family Physician News, October 2002

Jaeger, V., DiNubile, N., Nicholas, A., Plent, S., Caring for Low Back Pain, Evalaution and Mangement of Acute Low Back Pain, Aetna US Healthcare, Mei al Education Collaborative, April, 2000

Nicholas, A., Bezilla, T., Jones, R., "Osteopathic Manipulation for Management of Pain", JAOA, vol 99, No. 6, supplement to June 1999, p 5-10

Ehrenfeuchter, W., Nicholas, A., Heilig, D., Soft Tissue Techniques, Robert C. Ward (Ed), Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1997, p 781-794

Gross, G., Nicholas, A., "Thoracic Somatic Dysfunction: A Case Report, The Journal of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Association December 1996, Vol. 40, No.5, p 14-16

Nicholas, A., Debias, D., Arbizo, M., Ehrenfeuchter, W., England, K., Greene, C. Heilig, D., Kirschbaum, M., "A Somatic Component to Myocardial Infarction: Three year Follow Up", British Medical Journal, June 1991, 302, p 1581

Nicholas, A., Debias, D., Ehrenfeuchter, W., England, K., England, R. Greene, C. Heilig, D., Kirschbaum, "A Somatic Component to Myocardial Infarction", JAOA, Feb 1987, Vol. 87, 123-129. (Reprinted with permission of British Medical Journal).

Nicholas, A., Debias, D., Ehrenfeuchter, W., England, K., England, R. Greene, C. Heilig, D., Kirschbaum, M., "A Somatic Component to Myocardial Infarction", British Medical Journal, July 1985, 291, pp. 13-17

Nicholas, A., "Dysfunction of the Innominate Complex", Osteopathic Medicine, January 1979, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 64-77

Nicholas, A., "Palpation in Osteopathic Medicine", Osteopathic Annals, July 1978, Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 36-42

"Purification and Characterization of Mercenene":Part 1 Ammonium Fractionation and its Effect on the Growth of Krebs-2 Carcinoma, JAOA, Vol. 72, October 1972 in Conjunction with Department of Physiological Chemistry, PCOM

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 11/18/14