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  • Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations (November 2018)

    Dates:

    November 9 - 13, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training on the use of muscle contraction as an activating force, particularly Muscle Energy: Level I. A lecture, a demonstration, and small group practice session format will review and enhance the concepts of muscle contraction and its use throughout the musculoskeletal system, including upper extremities and the vertebral column. More advanced techniques will be provided for the pelvis and spine. Muscle energy techniques for the upper and lower extremities will be given. Problem solving and integration with exercise principles will be emphasized. Students are requested to bring past experiences with muscle energy techniques for group discussion.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine

    Credit hours: 34 category IA

  • Communiqué Magazine

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers Communiqué, its quarterly newsletter. Each issue contains a variety of topical articles, staff profiles, and events for the college. An archive of previous issues dating from Summer 1997 is available online.

  • Continuing Osteopathic Medical Education Manual Medicine Courses

    Dates:

    See current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers continuing medical education courses, frequently held at the East Lansing Marriott hotel. The manual medicine series, open to licensed D.O.s, M.D.s, P.T.s, and D.D.S.s, is approved for AOA and AMA Category I credit. Courses include such topics as: Principles of Manual Medicine; Craniosacral Technique; Direct Action Thrust Manipulative Technique; Exercise; Functional Technique; Muscle Energy; Extremities, and Myofascial Release.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 1 (January 2018)

    Dates:

    January 26 - 30, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four and a half day course is designed to provide a solid anatomic and physiologic foundation for the diagnosis and treatment of structural problems within the craniosacral mechanism. The course has ample opportunity for hands-on experience. This course offers 35 category IA CME credits. There are prerequisites for this course.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 2 (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 22 - 26, 2017

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This four and a half day course provides a thorough review of all material presented in the Part I course.  More specialized techniques are given in the diagnosis and treatment of the sacrum, the diaphragm, face, and TMJ problems. Diagnosis and treatment of the infant skull will be addressed.  Students will be introduced to the craniosacral principles applied to the whole body. There are prerequisities.  CME: 35 1-A credits.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 3 (July 2018)

    Dates:

    July 13 - 17, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four and a half day intense course will take what you’ve learned in the Cranial I and II courses to a new level.  You will learn to understand fascial linkages throughout the body, get more information on the cranial rhythmic impulse, how to use the CRI throughout the body for diagnosis and treatment of various musculoskeletal disorders, effect of emotions on the CRI and tissue mechanics, utilize the Becker Technique of the fulcrum, understand and treat tissue memory in physical and emotional trauma and understand the human bioenergy field and it’s relationship to the CRI in health and disease.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine, Craniosacral Techniques: Part I, and Craniosacral Techniques Part II

    Credit hours: 35 1-A

  • Direct Action Thrust: Mobilization with Impulse (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 13 - 17, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This is a four-day intensive course of lectures, demonstrations, and small group practice sessions on the principles and use of direct action high velocity manipulative technique. Emphasis will be placed upon the spine, pelvis, and thoracic cage.  There are prerequisites.

    CME: 27 1-A credits

  • Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 27 - 30, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four-day program was developed in 1992 by Mark Bookhout, P.T. based upon the work of Vladimir Janda. This unique course is designed to complement the muscle energy biomechanical model. The exercises taught assist the participant in developing an individualized exercise program based upon the patient’s biomechanical findings and help to maintain the changes made with manual therapy treatment. This course offers 27 I-A CME credits. There are prerequisites for this course.

  • Fall Kaleidoscope Conference (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 22, 2017

    Location:

    Eagle Eye Conference Center, Bath, MI

    Description:

    This annual conference, held during the Silverfest Alumni Weekend, offers the opportunity for primary care physicians to update their understanding of new developments in research and clinical practices in the fields of dermatology, chronic pain and dependencies. The overall goal is to improve the primary care physician’s ability to evaluate and treat the patient through an evidence based approach. This conference is presented in conjunction with the Silverfest Alumni Weekend and has been approved for 8 hours of Category IA credit.

  • Indirect, Functional Approach to Manual Medicine (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 8 - 10, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This is a three-day tutorial style course with emphasis on hands-on practice.  The functional approach was described in the osteopathic literature in the 1950’s.  This course was inspired by the work of George Laughlin, D.O., A.T. Still’s grandson.  The course offers: indirect treatment options, especially useful in painful or chronic conditions; application of the principles of indirect, functional treatment to all areas of the body; opportunity to improve palpation skills; single treatment for organizing and sequencing manual treatments.  There are prerequisites.  CME: 22.5 1-A credits.

  • Integrated Neuromuscular and Myofascial Release (September 2018)

    Dates:

    September 14 - 16, 2018

    Location:

    Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Using an integrated myofascial approach, this course provides an intensive exposure to diagnosis of movement and postural patterns.  The fundamentals of myofascial release techniques will be applied to common pain patterns, with an emphasis on “myofascial pain syndromes." This course has prerequisites.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine.  Muscle Energy Part 1 and Exercise Prescription recommended but not required.

    CME: 19 1-A credits

  • Manual Medicine CD-ROMs

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSU-COM) has developed CD-ROMs for health care professionals interested in manual medicine. Utilizing state-of-the-art computer visualization techniques, the CD-ROMs provide interactive simulations, animation, video, audio, and color graphics. They help health professionals review, master, and retain techniques used for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal dysfunction in the cervical, lumbar, thoracic spine, rib cage, and pelvis. The CD-ROMs are user-friendly, requiring only basic computer surfing skills.

  • Muscle Energy: Part 1 (April 2018)

    Dates:

    April 20 - 24, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training in manual medicine in the use of muscle contraction as an activating force. A lecture, demonstration, and small group practice session format will emphasize the concepts of muscle contraction and its use in the treatment of dysfunction of the vertebral column and bony pelvis. Expansion of the structural diagnostic process will include definitive diagnosis of dysfunctions of the bony pelvis and diagnosis of dysfunctions on the vertebral column will be reviewed.  

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine

    CME: 34 1-A credits

  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratories

    Location:

    A-407 East Fee Hall , 965 Fee Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The primary focus of our research laboratories is to understand mechanisms of osteoarthrosis and investigate methods of diagnosis, intervention, and prevention of this disease. In these investigations, the OBL utilizes in vivo animal models, human cadavers, and mathematical models to study blunt joint trauma. The OBL also conducts experiments on athletic and workplace footwear in cooperation with various manufacturers. These studies specifically examine the durability, comfortability, and the ability of footwear to help protect the body from injury.

    The OBL regularly performs co-operative studies with orthopaedic manufacturers to assist in the evaluation and development of new products and devices. Through experimentation involving biomechanical tests, histological analyses, biochemical assays, and mathematical model analyses, we seek to answer the many questions that evolve when studying various musculoskeletal diseases and related problems.

  • Osteopathic Principles and Practice Online Resources

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine's Statewide Campus System offers several online educational resources. These include educational videos, online workshops, and other learning tools. 

     

  • Pediatric Manual Medicine (January 2018)

    Dates:

    January 12 - 14, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The objectives of this continuing education course is for the learner to develop the knowledge and palpatory skill necessary to diagnose somatic dysfunction in pediatric patients with symptoms consistent with asthma, latching issues, otitis media, developmental delay, GERD/Colic, torticollis and plagiocephaly. 

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine and Craniosacral Techniques: Part I

    Credit hours: 22 1-A

  • Principals of Manual Medicine Course (April, December 2017)

    Dates:

    • April 28 - May 1, 2017
    • December 1 - 4, 2017

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient to understand the principles involved in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders amenable to manual medicine methods. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of manual medicine into total health care.

    Credit Hours: 28 1-A

  • Principles of Manual Medicine Continuing Medical Education Resources (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    These resources offer interactive, topical learning activities that address the need of health care professionals to conveniently and inexpensively obtain CME credits. Extensive use of interactive simulations, animations, video, audio, and color graphics helps participants to review, master, and retain basic anatomical and biomechanical knowledge necessary for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal dysfunction. Beyond just providing the ability to conveniently obtain CME credits, this online resource expands the understanding of, and ability to use, manual medicine in private practice.

  • Principles of Manual Medicine Video

    Description:

    MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine has developed a multi-volume video series that provides a comprehensive presentation of the basic principles and concepts of manual medicine. Each volume contains over two hours of material intended to equip the medical practitioner with skills to diagnose, treat, and restore maximal pain-free movement of the musculoskeletal system using muscle energy and high velocity thrust techniques. Topics include: Concepts & Principles; Cervical Spine; Lumbar Spine; Thoracic Spine; Rib Cage; Pelvis; and Extremities.

  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Please see a list of the current dates at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats, including: video conference, audio conference, or webinar

    Description:

    MCRH offers numerous Grand Round Programs which are telebroadcasted free throughout rural Michigan via Video-conference, Audio-conference & Webinars. Topics include:

    • Geriatric
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Oral Health
    • Psychiatry
    • Social Work
    • Legal
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