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♦  It includes a total of 23 intense three-day thematic modules. These modules are carried over three years including 8 weeks of individual clinical training, covering all of the topics that are essential for osteopathic manipulative practice

♦  Both osteopathic and allopathic approaches will be used

♦  Focusing on clinical analysis of patients conditions students will learn how to develop the strategy of osteopathic treatment approaches

♦  Only the most effective manual treatment techniques will be taught

♦  European teaching method will be utilized, along with modern technology, detailed handouts, and small number of participants, to achieve the great skillfulness of all hands-on techniques

♦  Case presentations and mini-conferences will be included in the course

Graduates of the College have an opportunity to become members of the Ontario Federation of Osteopathic Professionals (www.ofop.ca) and Ontario Council Of Drugless Osteopathy (www.ocdo.ca)



This program will cover:

  • ♦  All necessary theoretical aspects of manual Osteopathy

  • ♦  Details of clinical anatomy, physiology and biomechanics pertinent to the topics under discussion

  • ♦  Review of major medical conditions including:
    •      1. Musculoskeletal Disorders (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Upper and Lower Limb Pain, Osteoarthritis, Bursitis, Tendonitis and Tendosynovitis, Fibromyalgia, TMJ Disorder, Posttraumatic Syndromes etc.)
    •      2. Neurologic Disorders (Headache, Vertigo, Postconcussion Disorder, Nerve roots compressions etc.)
    •      3. Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Hepatic and Biliary, Endocrine, Genitourinary, Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Immunology, and Pediatric Disorders

  • ♦  Physical examination including Osteopathic, Neurologic and Orthopedic Assessment

  • ♦  Medical imaging and interpretation

  • ♦  The best carefully selected manual therapeutic techniques, including but not limited to:
    •      1. Myofascial Release
    •      2. Muscle Energy
    •      3. Osteoarticular
    •      4. Cranial and Cranio-sacral
    •      5. Visceral
    •      6. Ligamentous Articular Strain
    •      7. Counterstrain
    •      8. Facilitated Positional Release
    •      9. Functional
    •      10. Lymphatic
    •      11. Bioenergetic
    •      12. Exercise


The following is a list of the major educational modules for osteopathic training:
  ♦  Understanding the principles of Osteopathy. Integration of the osteopathic approach into current health practice.
Module 1.

  ♦  Muscle Energy Technique, Functional Technique, Myofascial Release, Chapman Reflexes.
Module 2.

  ♦  Facilitated Positional Release, Ligamentous Articular Strain, Counterstrain, Oscillatory (Harmonic) Technique.
Module 3.

  ♦  Cranial Osteopathy.
Part 1. Module 4.
Part 2. Module 5.


  ♦  Palpation in an Osteopathic Approach to Assessment, Clinical Anatomy and Diagnosis. Exploring Basic to Advanced Skills.
Module 6.

  ♦  Cervical Region. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Part 1. Module 7.
Part 2. Module 8.


  ♦  Thoracic Region. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Module 9.

  ♦  Lumbar Region. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Module 10.

  ♦  Pelvic Region. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Module 11.

  ♦  Upper Extremity Region. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Module 12.

  ♦  Lower Extremity Region. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Module 13.

  ♦  Visceral Osteopathy.
Part 1. Module 14.
Part 2. Module 15.


  ♦  Muscle Imbalance. Exercise principals and prescription.
Module 16.

  ♦  Lymphatic system. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment including the major osteopathic techniques.
Module 17.

  ♦  Central and Peripheral Nervous System. Osteopathic clinical assessment and treatment.
Module 18.

  ♦  Cranial Osteopathy Advanced.
Part 3. Module 19.

  ♦  Visceral Osteopathy Advanced.
Part 3. Module 20.

  ♦  An Osteopathic Approach in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Urology and Geriatrics.
Module 21.

  ♦  An Osteopathic Approach in Pediatrics.
Module 22.

  ♦  Osteopathy and Bioenergy.
Module 23.
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