Former chiropractor Anthony Marsh, DC, has served as medical director at the Osteopathic Medicine, Pain and Rehabilitation Institute in New Jersey since 2011. Over the course of his career as a chiropractor and medical director, Anthony Marsh has become a member of numerous industry organizations, including the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.
The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) operates with a primary goal of furthering the capabilities and effectiveness of all osteopathic practitioners, an ethos that extends to the organization’s certification programs. As more individuals pursue careers in osteopathy, the demand for effective, innovative training continues to grow.
According to the latest physician census by the Federation of State Medical Boards, the number of licensed doctors of osteopathy rose from approximately 58,000 to 81,000, an increase of close to 40 percent. By comparison, the rate of increase for medical doctors over the same period was just 10 percent. Moreover, the AOA reports nearly 130,000 medical students are currently studying osteopathic medicine in the United States.