Robert E. Irvin, D.O.
Postural Relief of Common, Chronic Pain

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Robert E. Irvin, D.O.

Dr. Irvin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1973 with a B.A. in Biology. In 1977, he graduated from the North Texas State University Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (N.T.S.U.-T.C.O.M.), receiving the degree of Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). In 1981, he began research of posture as it relates to pain and spinal scoliosis, and joined the faculty of T.C.O.M., receiving several national grants to support his investigations. In 1988, he joined the faculty of Oklahoma State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, for four years to research, practice, and teach the topic of posture as it relates to chronic pain and spinal scoliosis. He recently completed a 2-year course of independent study at the University of Texas at Austin, with the Departments of Classics and Philosophy, researching the ancient Greek concepts of causality as they apply to human posture.

Professional contributions include oral presentations at state, national, and international societies of medicine. He teaches post graduate courses for physicians, and has authored original papers, contributed chapters to medical texts, and now presents the entirety of his work in the present book. He resides in Fort Worth, Texas, and is in the private practice of Postural Relief of Chronic Pain.


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