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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

  • 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 (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 19 - 23, 2018

    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

  • Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 26 - 29, 2018

    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.

  • 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

  • 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

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