The AAO’s 2019 Convocation, chaired by Rebecca E. Giusti, DO, will highlight how technology and research are demonstrating the importance and efficacy of osteopathic medicine. Osteopathic medicine has never been as relevant as it is today. Despite the many changes in the landscape of health care, osteopathic medicine continues to emerge and expand as a … Read More
Todd A. Capistrant, DO, MHA, is course director for this Pre-Convocation course.
Bruno Chikly, MD, DO (France), is course director for this Pre-Convocation course.
Sometimes referred to as Module 1, this introductory course is an excellent starting point on the journey of learning the fascial distortion model (FDM). FDM is an excellent modality to be used in the clinic, on the field, and in the emergency room for fast and effective results. While there are some specific FDM techniques, … Read More
This course is an introductory course in visceral techniques to the thorax and thoracic viscera. Attendees will explore traditional osteopathic concepts of ventral technique as they apply to the thoracic viscera, ribs and anterior neck. Emphasis will be placed on physical examination, functional anatomy, and the anatomical relationships between diaphragm, ribs, sternum, thoracic spine and … Read More
Direct method high-velocity, low-amplitude (HVLA) techniques can be extremely effective, efficient, long-lasting and gentle manipulative procedures. The HVLA techniques presented in this course will address representative dysfunction in all areas of the body from foot to occiput; will embrace care delivered in a wide range of body positions (supine, prone, seated and lateral recumbent); and … Read More