Muscle Energy for the Total Body

Merchandise Details: MuscleEnergy2018

The Pyramids in Indianapolis

Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, course director

20 credits of NMM-specific AOA Category 1-A CME anticipated.

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Member Price: $1,100.00
Non-Member Price: $1,100.00

Maximum Capacity: 10
Maximum CME Credits: 20

When: 4/20/2018 @ 08:00 AM to 4/22/2018 @ 12:15 PM
Registration open from: 7/17/2017 to 4/22/2018

  Registration Closed  
Event Description

Muscle energy technique consists of at least six different subtypes of technique all connected by patient cooperation contracting and relaxing muscles when instructed to do so.

It is extremely gentle and versatile and can be used for acute, subacute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. It can be used by physicians of all sizes, shapes, and strengths, utilizing balance and leverage to control the techniques.

Physicians attending this course will learn how to perform muscle energy technique and learn how to apply these technique to the management of headache, neck pain, acute torticollis, shortness of breath, respiratory pain, low back pain, osteoarthritis of the spine, and a number of other conditions.

Course Times
Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Sunday from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Continuing Medical Education
20 credits of NMM-specific AOA Category 1-A CME anticipated. 

Meal Information
Morning coffee, tea and juice will be provided each day. Lunch will be provided Friday and Saturday. Notify AAO Event Planner Gennie Watts of any special dietary needs no fewer than seven days in advance. 

Course Location
The Pyramids, Building One
3500 DePauw Blvd., Suite 1100 (10th floor)
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Travel Arrangements 
Contact Tina Callahan of Globally Yours Travel at (480) 816-3200 or

Registration Fees

Category On or before
Feb. 19, 2018
Feb. 20 through April 5, 2018 On or after
April 6, 2018
Academy member in practice* $750 $800 $1,000
Member resident or intern $550 $600 $800
Student member $350 $400 $600
Nonmember practicing DO
or other health care professional
$1,050 $1,100 $1,300
Nonmember resident or intern $850 $900 $1,100
Nonmember student $650 $700 $900

Trouble registering online? Download the course flier and return the completed form to the AAO's event planner, Gennie Watts, at

Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, has chaired the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) at the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM-GA) since 2005.

As a 1979 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania (PCOM), Dr. Ehrenfeuchter was the profession’s first resident in OMM. He taught for 17 years in the OMM department at PCOM, and then he operated a private practice for eight years before moving to Georgia.

In 1990, Dr. Ehrenfeuchter became a fellow of the AAO. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Special Proficiency in OMM, and he has taught in North America, Europe and Asia.

In spite of all his years in academia, Dr. Ehrenfeuchter thinks of himself primarily as a clinician, actively involved in patient care, who just happens to teach.


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