Osteopathic Center for Children

About OCC

Founded in 2003 as a nonprofit by Viola M. Frymann, the Osteopathic Center for Children was created to perform research, provide education and training, and osteopathic treatment, including pediatric osteopathy, and to provide resources to families and health professionals in the field of Osteopathy.


Leaving a legacy in osteopathic manipulation medicine research.

Education & Training

The fields of medicine and science never stop moving forward — and neither do its physicians.

small child being seen by a doctor in the office with brightly colored decorations

Patient Assistance

Helping underserved patients access osteopathic medical treatment.

woman with her back to the camera looking at shelves of books and research


Learn about the healthcare issues that affect our community and how our programs are changing the way health care is delivered.

Who We Are

The OCC Board partners with Osteopathy’s Promise to Children to provide fiscal management, program administration and philanthropy.


Clinical Study Open to Infants 4 Months and Younger

Osteopathic Pagiocephaly Treatment for Infants & Neonates (OPT-IN) Study is now open to applicants