Alaska Experience No. 1

Shadowing Dr. Byron Perkins, DO at Cornerstone Clinic and Assisting FDM Module 2 Seminar in January 2019

In January 2019 I flew to Anchorage, Alaska, to visit/shadow/assist Dr. Byron Perkins, DO at Cornerstone Clinic.

From January 21st to 25th I followed him in his treatments, discussed patient cases, was supervised in my own work, presented my way of using the FDM.

From January 25th to 27th I assisted Dr. Byron Perkins, DO in the FDM Module 2 Seminar, which took place at the Counseling Building of the Cornerstone Clinic.

The Program Schedule was as follows:

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

It was a very special experience and I am thankful for every moment, „in everything, in all circumstances.“ (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

For those, who need a helping in hand in Anchorage, please get in contact with Dr. Byron Perkins, DO at the Cornerstone Medical Clinic.