Cranial Resources

Cranial osteopathy is often a difficult concept to grasp and comprehend the various motions.  There are many questions on the COMLEX and various other exams concerning cranial motion and cranial strain patterns.  We hope to shed some light on the concept here with these videos and diagrams.

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Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Brandon Masi Parker discusses stroke and TIA.  The podcast focuses on management of patients presenting with signs of stroke and TIA as well as epidemiology, pathophysiology and current updates on evidence based approaches to stroke and TIA patients.

Stroke and TIA podcast

Stroke and TIA Powerpoint


Treatment for acute LBP in active military personnel; a journal review

Brandon Masi Parker provides a journal review for the article A randomized, controlled trial of osteopathic manipulative treatment for acute low back pain in active duty military personnel, by

des Anges Cruser, Couglad Maurer, Kendi Hensel, Sarah K Brown, Kathryn White, Scott T Stoll in the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy,  Volume 20, Number 1, 2012 , pp. 5-15(11).

This article is a crucial randomized and controlled study analyzing the effectiveness of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) for acute low back pain (LBP) in active military personnel.  The article analyzes pain, functionality and a few other parameters.  I make the assertion that this unique subset of population may provide a model for other LBP patients that have physically demanding lifestyles with limited possibility for rest.

OMT for acute LBP in military personnel; journal review podcast


Prostate Disease

Randal Davis discusses prostate disease pathology, clinical presentation and management.  There is also a discussion on Osteopathic approach to patients with prostate disease.

Prostate Disease podcast


Stomach Cancer Education Symposium

For those in the Ft. Lauderdale area, we would like to notify you of the 2nd annual Stomach Cancer Education Symposium in Hollywood, Fl.

On April 21 from 10am-3pm at the Westin Diplomat on 3555 South Ocean Drive in Hollywood, Fl 33019.

Symposium Flyer


Back Pain Etiologies and Pathophysiology interview with Dr. Fossum

We interview Dr. Christian Fossum DO of Norway on several topics relating to back pain.  We cover etiologies, pathophysiolgies, osteopathic treatments as well as an intervational take on Osteopathy.

Back pain interview with Dr Fossum


Clinical Approach to Muscle Function interview with Dr. Danto

We interview Dr. Jay Danto DO while at the American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation on several topics relating to muscle function.  We touch on muscle firing pattern, approach to a patient with musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture and more.

Interview with Dr. Danto on Muscle Function