Jordan Bahnsen Jordan Bahnsen is a communications associate in DMU’s marketing and communications office. April 22, 2014Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Shannon Crout Name:Shannon Crout, D.O.Title:Clinician/Assistant ProfessorClinic:Osteopathic Manual Medicine ClinicUndergraduate School:Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OklahomaMedical School:Des Moines University, Des Moines, IowaInternship:Mercy Health Partners, Muskegon, MichiganResidency:Mercy Health Partners, Muskegon, MichiganWhat Attracted Me to Osteopathic Manual Medicine (OMM):It’s a simple, common sense concept that can quickly and easily make a difference in someone’s life without using extra resources.Specialty:Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM/OMM)Conditions I Treat:It’s more accurate to say that I treat the individual. Osteopathy’s principles and OMM can be applied to any person’s situation. Sometimes it is the primary modality for healing, other times it is one among a few. With that in mind, this is NOT an exhaustive list:Trauma (MVA, sports injuries, falls)Post-surgical issuesHeadachesGut or lung problemsNeurologic disordersOcular disordersBabies born via C-section, vacuum, forceps, induction or long laborPeri or postnatal womenKids with acute or chronic illnessReproductive concernsMusculoskeletal pain/problemsHow OMM Can Benefit Patients:Loaded question! Simply put, it helps the body to function better down to the cellular level, with changes that can (generally) be noticed by the patient.How I Spend My Free Time:I like to spend time with family and friends, play outdoors, experience new cultures and read.Fun Fact:I LOVE Latin dancing (salsa, merengue, bachata)!Health Advice to Live By:Drink half your body weight in ounces a day. BE ACTIVE! My 88-year-old grandma went to Alaska last summer and still works out at the gym three times a week. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.