Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Principles of Manual Medicine

Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI  
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Principles of Manual Medicine is designed for those who have not had any or recent manual medicine clinical exposure. Principles of Manual Medicine is a prerequisite course for all other postgraduate manual medicine courses offered by the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

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.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will 1) list principles of diagnosis of vertebral, rib, pelvic and extremity motion and dysfunction; 2) recognize clear indications for treatment of the musculoskeletal system using manual medicine techniques; 3) describe principles and practical application of manual medicine using muscle energy, myofascial, mobilization with impulse, articulatory and functional techniques; and 4) will be able to assess and perform basic manual medicine techniques.

Required Text: Principles of Manual Medicine, Greenman, PE, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Fifth Edition. A copy of the text is included as part of the course.

You may also review our Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology provided on online.  The purpose of this glossary is to present important and frequently used words, terms and phrases that are unique to or with special significance to the osteopathic profession.

Credit Hours: 28 1-A

Early Bird Tuition: $1,100      Full Tuition: $1,300

Course Chairperson: Lisa DeStefano, D.O.



Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine  

East Fee Hall
965 Wilson Road
East Lansing, MI 48824, US

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