Event Sponsor: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Sparrow Hospital CO*RE REMS Safe Opioid Prescribing

This two hour CME activity on pain management and safe opioid prescribing is designed for physicians and other health care providers.


MSUCOM Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine

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


MSUCOM Craniosacral Techniques: Part II

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


MSUCOM Integrated Neuromuscular and Myofascial Release

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.”


MSUCOM Principles of Manual Medicine

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.


MSUCOM Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations

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


MSUCOM Craniosacral Techniques: Part III

Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine, Craniosacral Techniques: Part I and II The course objectives are: 1) To assess fascial restrictions throughout the body by assessing the CRI throughout the body; 2) To diagnose the restrictions in #1 by utilizing the CRI as a treatment modality; 3) To assess the emotional component of musculoskeletal restrictions; 4) To … Read More