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This is a quick review of techniques you most likely have learned in osteopathic medical school. 

*This is meant to give a very, very brief review for those of you who need a little refresher on some of the techniques.  This is by no means a comprehensive review of OMT.

1. Lumbar spine 

HVLA "lumbar roll"

Muscle Energy

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2. Thoracic spine

HVLA "Kirksville Krunch" Muscle Energy
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3. Cervical spine

HVLA Muscle Energy
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4. Piriformis Spasm

5. Psoas spasm

6. Shoulder "Seven stages of Spencer"

7. Ant/Post Innominate


*these images are taken from my personal class notes from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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