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The Collected Papers of Viola M. Frymann, DO (Vol. 2): Legacy for Osteopathy to Children

Dr. Hollis King, DO, PhD, FAAO, FCA |  Dr. Ray J. Hruby, DO, MS, FAAO (Dist)
Publication Date:
Mar 01, 2021
Osteopathy's Promise to Children
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Discover Unpublished Writings From A Pioneer In Osteopathy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This book contains many previously unpublished lectures that will give you deep insight into: Dr.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.


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Dr. Raymond J. Hruby, DO, MS, FAAO (Dist) is a graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. He is board certified in Family Medicine/OMT by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board on Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Hruby completed a traditional internship at Osteopathic Hospital of Maine, Portland, ME and was in private practice for sixteen years. Retired as professor and chair of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at COMP, he continues consulting with the school’s Department of NMM/OMM on teaching, research, curriculum analysis and development, new faculty mentorships and Predoctoral OMM Fellows. He is involved with WUHS’s Interprofessional Education program, and lectures part-time in the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, among others. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy and a member of the ??American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Osteopathy, American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners, Osteopathic Cranial Academy, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, Memberships: AOA, AAO. ACOFP, OCA, OPSC. Cranial proficiency (OCA).