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CPD 13
(inclusive of GST)
$605 (incl GST) for the first ten registrants. The following ten will be $715 (incl GST)
Date 11 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
Time 8:45am till 4:30pm
Location Fitzroy, VIC

Course Description

Presenter: Joachim Enevoldsen

Great news! ODP is coming to Melbourne!
Osteo Diagnostic Platform Seminar August 11th and 12th in Fitzroy. 8:45am till 4:30pm daily (13hrs of CPD).
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I've had enough expressions of interest to run a course in Melbourne. If I have a few more expressions of interest for Sydney or other cities then I'll organise other courses. Email me at osteo_178
Osteo Diagnostic Platform (ODP) is a system Joachim has developed over the past 12 years. It is a system that makes treating every patient easier and more effective, particularly complicated cases and patients with chronic pain. He has identified the occurrence of certain patterns that consistently cause chronic pain. He spent a number of years developing and deducing what these patterns are. Joachim wasn’t content with simply explaining them just from an osteopathic perspective. He spent the next six years reading and summarising numerous biomechanics texts. The past three years he’s been developing this course. The purpose of the course is to teach other Osteopaths his system, to enhance and transform their day to day practice.
When Joachim has a challenging case (someone with chronic pain despite previous treatments) his eyes light up like a kid at Christmas. These are always his favourite patients to treat. Using ODP they often respond faster and are easier to treat than someone with an acute trauma. The biomechanics, of the pattern, is the same whether the trauma occurred yesterday or four decades ago. The chronic patients are often easier due to the absence of acute inflammation and tissue repair.
ODP has a number of components taught over the weekend seminar. It has a strong focus on accurately and consistently diagnosing and treating the pelvis. It’s a key area that’s complex in nature and often poorly understood. The pelvis has a significant influence on other parts of the body and is a cornerstone of Osteopathic diagnosis and treatment. ODP evolved from static symmetry diagnosis of the pelvis. Joachim found static symmetry a good starting point. He has since adapted it and added other components for a more consistent and effective system for diagnosing and treating the pelvis.
The key of ODP is not only correct diagnosis of the pelvis but relating the pelvic findings with the cervical spine. The upper cervical spine has 50 times the concentration of muscle spindle nerve fibres, compared to Gluteus Maximums. The cervical spine’s large amount of proprioceptive feedback makes it an area the body orientates itself around, like a gyroscope.  Linking the pelvis and cervical spine is the basis of ODP. This enables fast and effective diagnosis of the direction of strain (flexion, extension, sidebending or rotation). Once the direction of strain is established any biomechanical problem becomes easy to treat.
The temporomandibular joints have a significant effect on the cervical spine. Bruxism is the most common cause of the sidebending patterns in this system. How to diagnose, treat and manage TMJ dysfunction is part of the seminar.
Deciding what’s normal for a patient is another important component of the ODP. No one is ever symmetrical, even people who have never experienced pain and are functioning optimally. Healthy patients have certain asymmetries in the pelvis, back and neck and muscles that will always be hypertonic compared to others.  Having a consistent method of accessing what’s normal and abnormal is an essential part of effective diagnosis and treatment.
Feedback was given from last year’s seminar “Resolving Chronic Pain with Osteopathy”. The seminar over delivered on volume of content for one weekend. This year the volume of content has been decreased to allow more time for attendees to master the core components of ODP.
Ongoing support, following the seminar, is provided via a closed Facebook group for Osteopaths who’ve attended the weekend seminars. Osteopaths can ask questions, watch videos of diagnostic and treatment components and discuss challenging patients they have (obviously while maintaining patient confidentiality).
Joachim has kept in contact with Osteopaths who’ve attended the 2017 seminars. A number have commented the seminar transformed the way they practice. They mentioned being more effective, particularly with patients who they’ve previously struggled with.
Numerous Osteopaths who attended in 2017 had chronic pain themselves, despite some having extensive Osteopathic treatment. On following up a number of attendees Joachim has found they’ve had either resolution or a significant improvement in their pain, following the treatment they received on the course.
Joachim is teaching a system every Osteopath can utilise, regardless of how you treat and the techniques you use. The seminar contains a significant practical component. You will leave the seminar with an effective system you can immediately apply in practice. It will make treating all of your patients easier, more effective and more enjoyable.
Melbourne is scheduled for August 11th and 12th. We are currently taking expressions of interest for other cities. Email Joachim if you would like him to come and speak.  osteo_178
Due to the large practical components in the course, numbers are strictly limited. There are a number of Osteopaths, who’ve previously expressed an interest, who have already pre-registered. The investment is $605 (incl GST) for the first ten registrants. The following ten will be $715 (incl GST).  Register now to avoid disappointment.

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