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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

  • 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 (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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 (November, December 2018)

    Dates:

    November 30 - December 3, 2018

    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

  • Statewide Campus System: Osteopathic Educational Conferences (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Various across the Lower Peninsula of Michigan

    Description:

    MSU's Statewide Campus System (SCS) in the College of Osteopathic Medicine provides educational conferences for member hospitals belonging to SCS, featuring nationally known speakers in a variety of medical specialties. Through the SCS educational conferences, interns and residents in training gain exposure to new research, participate in hands-on learning labs, and meet many leaders in the medical field. CME credit is not offered for these educational workshops.

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