The conference will kick off on Thursday with sessions on nephrology and urology followed by a mixer. This event provides a great opportunity to network. Friday night is the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Reception where both attendees and guests are welcome. Saturday night is MAOFP’s family fun night.
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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.”
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.
Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine, Muscle Energy: Part I 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 … Read More