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FDM Module 2 Seminar:

Introduction to the FDM-Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Pelvis, Ribs

Center for Osteopathic Research & Education-Core FDM

Anchorage, Alaska

January 25–27, 2019




Cornerstone Clinic, Counseling Building                                                                                           

1805 Academy Drive Anchorage, AK 99507                                                                                

Friday January 25, 2019 from 5 PM – 9:00 PM 
Saturday and Sunday,  January 26-27, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM


Course Fees
Cost of Course includes lunch and the book: Why Does It Hurt? 

AFDMA Member - $700
Residents - $450
Active Military - $600
Medical Students (DO/MD) - $250
Nonmembers - $950  (or consider joining AFDMA when you register and save $50 today!) 

Repeat Course Attendee* (AFDMA Member) - $450

Repeat Course Attendee* (AFDMA Non-Member) - $550

4 Hour Introduction - $150



*Repeat Course Attendees will be verified before acceptance into the course.



Discount 10% for registrations received before Midnight January 5, 2019







Have multiple registrants attending from the same office location?

CORE-FDM is offering a discount for offices with multiple registrants from the same office location.  Here is the breakdown:

  • 3 to 4 registrants from same office - $100 of each registration (member or non-member rate)

  • 5 and over - $150 off each registration (member or non-member rate)


Discount will be applied after registrations have been verified and depending on the registration type, the appropriate refund will be issued through PayPal back to the registrants from same office location.  Questions regarding this discount, please contact La’Shawn Singleton, Office Manager at


Cancellation Policy

Full Refund on or before 1/10/2019, 50% Refund 1/11/2019 - 1/25/2019.  
No refund after 1/25/2019. However, course fee can be applied to future course.


Hotel Reservations
CORE-FDM has not established a room block at any hotel in Anchorage allowing registrants the opportunity to stay anywhere.  Suggested place for lodging is Dimond Hotel, 700 E Dimond Boulevard Anchorage, AK 99515


CME Hours
The AFDMA has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 20 credits of AOA Category 1A CME credits.  Approval is currently pending.


All other healthcare professionals must submit their seminar certificate to their licensing organization to receive CEUs.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.





Program Schedule


Friday, January 25, 2019
5:00-5:30 PM         Registration - Introduction to the FDM, History, Terminology, Fascia, the Fascial Distortions
8:00-9:00 PM         Clinical Progress of Fascial Distortions; Diagnosis of Fascial Distortions


Saturday, January 26, 2019
8:00-8:20 AM        General Treatment of Fascial Distortions – Theory-TB’s & HTP’s
8:20-8:40 AM        Hands-on Treatment of TB’s
8:40-9:00 AM        General Treatment of HTP’s

9:00-9:30 AM        Hands-on Treatment of HTP’s

9:30-9:50 AM         General Treatment of Fascial Distortions-Theory-CD’s & FD’s

9:50-10:10 AM        Hands-on Treatment of CD’s

10:10-10:30 AM      General Treatment of FD’s-Theory

10:30-11:00 AM      Hands-on Treatment of FD’s

11:00-11:45 AM       Inversion Treatments-Theory and Discussion
11:45-12:45 PM       Lunch

12:45-1:05 PM        General Treatment of Fascial Distortions – Theory-CyD’s & TF’s
1:05-1:35 PM           Hands-on Treatment of CyD’s

1:35-1:55 PM           General Treatment of TF’s-Theory
1:55-2:15 PM           Hands-on Treatment of TF’s
2:15-3:00 PM         Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine

3:00-3:45 PM        Hands-on Treatment of the Lumbar Spine
3:45-5:00 PM        Treatment Demo-Time with inversion equipment


Sunday, January 27, 2019
8:00-8:45 AM         Diagnosis and Treatment of the Thoracic Spine
8:45-9:30 AM         Hands-on Treatment of the Thoracic Spine
9:30-10:10 AM        Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Spine
10:10-11:00 AM       Hands-on Treatment of Cervical Spine

11:00-12:00PM        Treatment Demo 
12:00–1:00 PM        Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM          Diagnosis and Treatment of the Pelvis and Sacrum

2:00-2:45 PM          Hands-on Treatment of the Pelvis and Sacrum

2:45-3:30 PM          Diagnosis and Treatment of Ribs-Theory and Hands-on
3:30-4:30 PM          Patient Volunteers 
4:30 -5:00 PM         The Future of the FDM – Closing comments/questions


Breaks to be inserted as needed.

Lead Instructor: Byron Perkins, DO

*For a printable copy of the Program Schedule, please click here

For more information, please contact La Shawn Singleton at:

Phone: 907-522-7090

Fax: 907-522-7095


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