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MSUCOM Fall Kaleidoscope: CME Clinical Update

This course will help participants develop and deliver clinically relevant evidence-based behavior with current clinical guidelines and the evidence to improve competence and care provided to their patients. Topics include: Obesity update Sports medicine Gabapentin and new laws Antimicrobial stewardship Cholesterol guidelines LDL Cholesterol reductions and the brain Update on the use of Bioidentical Hormonal … Read More

07.30.19

Principles of Manual Medicine

Principles of Manual Medicine is designed for those who have not had any or recent manual medicine clinical exposure. It is a prerequisite course for all other postgraduate manual medicine courses offered by the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient … Read More

07.22.19

Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations

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 … Read More

07.22.19

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

07.22.19

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 … Read More

07.22.19

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.” Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: Comprehend the basic biomechanical concepts of … Read More

07.22.19

Principles of Manual Medicine

Principles of Manual Medicine is designed for those who have not had any or recent manual medicine clinical exposure. It is a prerequisite course for all other postgraduate manual medicine courses offered by the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient … Read More

07.22.19

Muscle Energy: Part I

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 … Read More

07.22.19

Craniosacral Techniques: Part I

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. Upon completing this course, the participant will be better able to: Recognize the primary respiratory mechanism Apply palpatory … Read More

07.22.19