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  • Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations (November 2020)

    Dates:

    November 6 - 10, 2020

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Patenge Room - C102, 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

  • 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.

  • Cranial Technique with Clinical Correlation (October 2020)

    Dates:

    October 2 - 4, 2020

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Patenge Room, C102 E, East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This four and a half day course, Cranial Technique with Clinical Correlation, 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 1 (January 2020)

    Dates:

    January 24 - 28, 2020

    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.

  • Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine (October 2020)

    Dates:

    October 23 - 26, 2020

    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.

    CME credits: 26.5 Category 1-A. There are prerequisites for this course.

     

  • Indirect, Functional Approach to Manual Medicine (August 2021)

    Dates:

    August 13 - 15, 2021

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Patenge Room, C102E, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    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. 

  • Integrated Neuromuscular and Myofascial Release (September 2020)

    Dates:

    September 11 - 13, 2020

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Patenge Room - C102, 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

  • Muscle Energy Technique: Part 1 (August 2020)

    Dates:

    August 14 - 18, 2020

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Patenge Room, C102, 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 Category 1-A credits

  • Pediatric Manual Medicine (July 2020)

    Dates:

    July 24 - 26, 2020

    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: 22.5, Category 1-A

  • Principles of Manual Medicine Course (December 2020)

    Dates:

    December 4 - 7, 2020

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Patenge Room, C102 E, 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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