Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Thoracic Spine Region

Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Thoracic Spine Region

by Sheldon C. Yao, DO

In this course, students will learn more about the diagnosis of the thoracic spine regions.
They will understand somatic dysfunction biomechanics and how it can prevent proper function, as well as how to treat it in order to restore function.

Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:34 h
  • Quiz questions 17
  • Articles 0


Your Educators of course Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Thoracic Spine Region

 Sheldon C. Yao, DO

Sheldon C. Yao, DO

Sheldon Yao received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) in 2002, where he is currently a full professor and serves as Chair of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) department. He completed his internship and family practice residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, N.Y., and afterwards completed a one-year fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine-Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM/OMM) at North Shore-LIJ Plainview Hospital (N.Y.). He is dual-board certified in family medicine/osteopathic manipulative treatment and NMM/OMM and was conferred fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) in 2019.
He actively participates in teaching medical students in the classroom and in clinical settings, which students have acknowledged through teaching awards since 2010. Yao is passionate about the osteopathic profession and stresses evidence-based medicine when teaching his students.

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By Catherine F. on 17. July 2019 for Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Thoracic Spine Region

Very thorough and easy to understand. I especially love the video demonstration after the lecture. The only this that can be improved is a look of confidence. He reminds me of myself when I speak to a large audience, I get nervous. So if he can do it, maybe someday I can as well.