Myofascial Release

Merchandise Details: MFR2019

The Pyramids in Indianapolis

Lisa Ann DeStefano, DO

20 credits of AOA Category 1-A CME anticipated

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Member Price: $1,000.00
Non-Member Price: $1,000.00

Maximum Capacity: 40
Maximum CME Credits: 20

When: 8/16/2019 @ 08:00 AM to 8/18/2019 @ 12:15 PM
Registration open from: 4/3/2019 to 8/18/2019

Event Description

Course Description
The goal of this course is to help participants continuously consider the functional reasons for pain and to find function rather than to eliminate pain. This course will help participants acquire a working knowledge of how myofascial release palpatory and treatment techniques can be used alone or in conjunction with other manual medicine methodologies. This course also hopes to help participants in developing the ability to think about specific anatomical areas in three dimensions both statically and dynamically and the ability to assess and treat specific myofascial problems.

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 AOA Category 1-A CME anticipated.

Meal Information
Morning coffee and tea will be provided Friday through Sunday. Lunch will be provided Friday and Saturday.

Course Location
The Pyramids, Building Three
3500 DePauw Blvd., Lower Level, Conference Rooms A and B
Indianapolis, IN 46268

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

Registration Fees

Category On or before
May 30, 2019
May 31 through July 29, 2019 On or after
July 30, 2019
Academy member in practice* $650 $700 $850
Member resident or intern $450 $500 $650
Student member $250 $300 $450
Nonmember practicing DO
or other health care professional
$950 $1,000 $1,150
Nonmember resident or intern $750 $800 $950
Nonmember student $550 $600 $750

* The AAO’s associate members, international affiliates and supporter members are entitled to register at the same fees as full members.

Lisa Ann DeStefano, DO, has chaired the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) in East Lansing since 2004. A protégé of the late Philip E. Greenman, DO, FAAODist, Dr. DeStefano edited the fourth and fifth editions of the textbook Greenman’s Principles of Manual Medicine

A 1993 graduate of MSUCOM, Dr. DeStefano is board certified in osteopathic manipulative medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine and in osteopathic family medicine. In 2003, she received the Osteopathic Faculty Award and the Guiding Principles Award from MSUCOM. She has lectured widely in the United States and internationally, and she received the AAO’s Thomas L. Northup award in 2018.

This course will be hosted at The Pyramids in Indianapolis, an office complex that includes the AAO's office. Upon arrival, proceed to Pyramid 3 and take the elevator the lower level. Follow the hallway to the left to find the conference room.


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