OMT Essentials

Refine your knowledge with ACOFP's OMT Essentials

ACOFP offers a variety of OMT resources for physicians, residents and students.

View step-by-step demonstrations of 150 osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) procedures, which are ideal for preparing to take the practical portion of recertification exams. The OMT video procedures library is ideal for refreshing your knowledge of OMT procedures used in everyday patient care. 

For studying offline, the textbook, Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine, Second Edition, covers diagnostic work-up, the clinical rationale for OMT for specific diseases and conditions, manipulative techniques for a variety of patient types, and procedures for common conditions.

The ACOFP textbook and video resources provide a complete OMM/OPP curriculum, with 41 chapters in the textbook spread across a three-year curriculum of monthly OMM lectures and OMT skills labs.