Excellence in Osteopathic Medicine
in Traverse City, Michigan For Over 25 Years
Sam P. Copeland, D.O.
Dr. Copeland has practiced Osteopathic Manual Medicine since 1997. He graduated from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981, completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in 1985, and practiced radiology in Traverse City until 1995. He has extensive training in manual medicine and is currently an adjunct faculty member with the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s CME department. He teaches a variety of Osteopathic courses to other D.O.s, M.D.s, and physical therapists each year. Dr. Copeland has also completed many hours of hands-on training from the Barral Institute.
One of the many interests Dr. Copeland has is in Neural Manipulation. The Technique of Neural Manipulation reduces nerve fixation, allowing the nerves to enhance conductivity and increase blood flow to the surrounding tissue. Therapeutic Neural Manipulation can help with some of the following:
- Lower back pain and sciatica
- Headaches and Migraines
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Joint pain
- Digestive disorder
- Post-operative scar tissue pain
- Swallowing dysfunctions
- Thoracic outlet syndrome
- Whiplash injuries
- Birth injuries
- Neuralgia and Neuritis
- Sprains and traumatic lesions
- Concussion and traumatic brain injuries
- and More!
Center For Health has served the Grand Traverse Area for over 25 years providing pain relief through manual methods with a focus on personalized instruction. The doctor uses gentle, unique, and extremely effective techniques to assist in patient healing such as:
- Myofascial Release
- CranioSacral Therapy
- Visceral Manipulation