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Osteopathic Evaluation & Treatment of the Sacrum & Hip Complex

Total Credits: 2 including 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 2 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Chronic Pain |  Family Medicine |  Low Back Pain |  OMM/OMT |  Pain Management |  Patient Experience & Needs |  Primary Care
Kevin D. Treffer, DO, FACOFP
1 Hour 53 Minutes
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This session is designed to review the diagnostic tests, necessary for the diagnosis of sacral somatic dysfunction.  It also will review the main type of sacral somatic dysfunctions and their diagnostic findings.  There will be a review of Muscle Energy and Articulatory treatments for the sacrum.  There will be a review of the  Orthopedic and Osteopathic evaluation of the hip joint with a review of Muscle Energy treatments.  

At the end of the session, the attendee will be able to:
•    Perform the sacral evaluation and formulate a diagnosis of sacral somatic dysfunction in one of 3 categories: Unilateral, Bilateral, Torsions
•    Apply Muscle Energy and Articulatory OMT techniques to the sacral somatic dysfunctions.
•    Perform a thorough evaluation of the hip joint and diagnose somatic dysfunction in the hip joint.
•    Apply Counterstrain and Muscle energy to hip joint somatic dysfunctions.

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 2 AOA Category 1-A Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Kevin D. Treffer, DO, FACOFP's Profile

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Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - Kansas City, and Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Kansas City University - COM

A third generation Osteopathic Physician, Dr. Treffer earned his DO degree from KCU-COM in 1987 and completed a Rotating Internship at University Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri in 1988.  He is board certified in Osteopathic Family Practice by the AOBACOFP and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the AOBNMM/OMM. He earned his Fellow award from the ACOFP in 2013. He has served as full time OMM faculty for 28 years as of July 20, 2020 and has helped train over 5500 Osteopathic Physicians at KCU.  He is the Chair of the Department of OMM for KCU-COM (KC and Joplin Campuses).  He maintains a Specialty Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine practice here in Kansas City at the KC Care Health Care Center.   He authored a chapter in Waldman Pain Management Textbook on the Osteopathic Approach to the Chronic Pain Patient, editions 1 and 2.  He is a member of AACOM’s Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles since 1992 and served as the Chair of the Council from 2011 to 2015.  He has given numerous lectures and workshops covering multiple OMM topics on a local, regional and national level.  He was inducted into the inaugural class of the Mentor Hall of Fame for the AOA.  He received the 2002 Family Physician of the Year award from the Missouri Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and was the 2018 KCU-COM Alumnus of the year. 

Kevin Treffer, DO, has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Treffer can be reached at or 816-654-7430



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