Wolf Eberhard Mehling, MD

Manual Medicine Physician

“The hands of Manual Medicine touch you where your physical body, emotions and mind interact. Hands-on techniques for musculoskeletal problems use both biomechanics and present-moment body awareness.”

Wolf Mehling is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF. At the Osher Center, Dr. Mehling provides Manual Medicine, including breath therapy, a hands-on mind-body approach. Following a research fellowship, he became involved in clinical studies on breath therapy, massage, acupuncture and yoga, as well as a large back pain study with Kaiser.

He trained in Family Medicine, Manual Medicine, and Psychotherapy both in Germany and the US and worked in private practice for 12 years.

His current research interests focus on psychosocial predictors of chronic low back pain, mind-body approaches, and bodywork therapies.

Listen to Dr. Mehling’s podcast on “Complementary Medicine for Low Back Pain: Who, What, and How” on Musculoskeletal Network.

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