Please Don’t Hurt ‘Em…


Here we discuss the concept guiding the choice to use the direct or indirect barrier in treatment. As the video will highlight, the aim is to choose the method that does not provoke pain in the patient.

Continue reading

Make a Good Choice…


Here we discuss the utilization of activating forces in osteopathic treatment. The aim is to provide an algorithmic approach to which force(s) to use in a given situation. The video is below, followed by a written description of the concept.

Continue reading

Make it Easy…


Here we take an overarching look at indirect treatment methods. The aim is to describe the uniting concept with all of the systems in that we aim to make soft tissues in the region of interest palpably soften. “Ease” is identified through palpatory softening.

Continue reading