Definition of osteopath in English:

osteopath

noun

  • See osteopathy

    • ‘Over the years the exercise programme has been refined and is now highly recommended by the medical world especially physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths.’
    • ‘Manipulation of the neck either by a chiropractor or an osteopath can result in improvement of neck pain due to poor posture or if there has been injury to muscles or soft tissues in the neck.’
    • ‘This resulted in me injuring my back and neck on many occasions and I underwent various treatments by osteopaths.’
    • ‘Rachel was then referred to a cranial osteopath who reduced the twist.’
    • ‘The high-velocity thrust manipulation therapy used in the study was not provided by a chiropractor or an osteopath, but by a physical therapist.’

Pronunciation

osteopath

/ˈɒstɪəpaθ/