Discover Unpublished Writings From A Pioneer In Osteopathy
Over six decades of teachings of osteopathic principles and practices.
In this second volume of The Collected Papers of Viola M. Frymann, DO, editors Hollis H. King, PhD, DO, and Raymond J. Hruby, DO, MS, present a collection of recently uncovered lectures transcribed from recordings of live presentations Dr. Frymann gave across the US and in England in the 1970s and 1980s.
With lecture topics ranging from the trauma of birth to the process of death, from osteopathic lesion to the cranial concept, this collection highlights Dr. Frymann’s passions and influence in osteopathic and dental circles. It also provides a rare opportunity to immerse oneself in the unique perspective and expert knowledge of one of the osteopathic profession’s most beloved and influential figures.
As Dr. King notes in his editor’s forward, “Taken together, The Collected Papers of Viola M. Frymann, DO, constitute an excellent discourse on osteopathic philosophy second only to that of Andrew Taylor Still, founder of Osteopathy.”
Gain deep insight into the beauty of osteopathic medicine through the teachings and practice of one of the most respected osteopathic physicians the profession and the world has ever known. A new collection of Dr. Frymann’s works, with new topics, not previously published. A perfect supplement and complement to volume I of her published papers. If you are looking to expand your clinical knowledge and acumen, and want to expand you knowledge of osteopathic philosophy, principles and practice, and gain insight as to how to apply this knowledge in your own daily life and practice...This book is for you.
This book contains many previously unpublished lectures that will give you deep insight into: Dr. Frymann’s philosophy of osteopathic medicine; how she envision osteopathy’s principles and practices; many examples of her application of these principles and practices into clinical practice. Co-edited by two well-known osteopathic physicians who spent decades learning from and teaching with Dr. Frymann, and experiencing her knowledge and wisdom in real time. They continue to promote Dr. Frymann’s legacy by writing, teaching and practicing the philosophy, principles and practice applications learned from Dr. Frymann over decades of experience with her.
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX. DO, 1983 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1971 Trinity University, San Antonio, TX. MS in Psychology, 1967 Duke University, Durham, NC. BA in Psychology, 1965. Dr. King is a Fellow of and Past-President of the American Academy of Osteopathy. He certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He has served on the faculties of several colleges of osteopathic medicine and most recently was Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency Director at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and serves as Director of Program Services for Osteopathy's Promise to Children. He is well qualified to present the research on prenatal OMT as he has co-authored three different peer reviewed research articles on this topic. Memberships and Proficiencies: AOA, AAO, OCA. Additionally he holds the Osteopathic Cranial Fellowship.
DO College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa, 1973. Internship - Osteopathic Hospital of Maine, Portland, Maine. Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy. Certifications: American Board of Osteopathic Family Practice, and American Osteopathic Board on Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Hruby is now Professor and Senior Consultant at WUHS and has been a Professor and Chair of OMM at both Michigan State University of COM, 1995 - 1999 and Western University of Health Sciences, 1999-2009. He has directed numerous Basic Cranial Courses and is authored the text "Exploring Osteopathy in the Cranial Field." Memberships and Proficiencies: AOA, AAO and Cranial proficiency by OCA.
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