Bones, Backs & Balance

Carleen Lindsey, PT, MScAH, GCS, CEEAA

Osteopathic Muscle Energy

Osteopathic Muscle Energy Treatment

An Intensive Lab-based Course

Osteopathic Muscle Energy Treatment (Introduction, C7-T12 and Rib Techniques)

  • Introduction and description
  • Movement evaluation based on area of greatest restriction
  • Patient case study examples – Treating kyphosis, forward head, protracted   shoulder girdle, and “lost lordosis,” scoliosis
  • Flexed cervical/thoracic and mid-thoracic lesions
    • – Sitting
    • – Supine
  • Kyphoscoliosis
  • Reverse kyphosis (extended segment within kyphosis)
  • Rib dysfunctions

Osteopathic Muscle Energy Treatment (Ileo-sacral, Lumbar Techniques)

    • Lumbar lesions
      • – Flexed
      • – Extended lumbar
      • – Neutral (re: flexion/extension) lumbar lesions with sidebending and rotation opposite directionsIleo-sacral joint dysfunctions 

Osteopathic Muscle Energy Treatment (Cervical Techniques)

    • Cervical lesions
      • – Special tests
      • – Atlanto-occipital
      • – Mid-cervical