Biodynamics of Osteopathy, Phase III – Donald Hankinson D.O.

Type of Course
Course Fee

Scheduled offerings are subject to change or cancellation based on enrollment. Faculty reserve the right to deny course enrollment to any individual.

Biodynamics of Osteopathy, Phase III – Donald Hankinson D.O.

CME: Approved for 22 hours of Category 1A CME credits.

Course is full waiting list only.  


Directions and Hotel Information for Dr. Hankinson’s Course Offerings

Course Location: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine

Directions: You will find driving directions, area maps, and campus maps at under the “About UNE tab. Select “Location & Directions”

Accommodations in the Kennebunk / Biddeford / Saco Area: UNE Hotel Information (DOC)

(Please make your room reservation well in advance of the course.)

Course Descriptions

Phase I - An introduction to a biodynamic model of O.C.F. motion present, BMT and balanced fluid tension.

Phase II - An in-depth perception of fluid dynamics at 2-3 CPM. Rates. CV4-EV4 techniques. Automatic shifting.

Phase III - Dural development up to full adult. Intramembranous shearing. Work with the long tide. The anterior dural girdle and its clinical significance. Tempo and humility.

Phase IV - The midline as a therapeutic force. The reciprocal tension of the potency. The ignition.

Phase V - The embryological development of the face. Evaluation and treatment of the face and cranium through embryological fluid segments.

Phase VI - Treatment of the extremities using Sutherland’s power points. (Dr. Ruby Day’s explanation of W.G. Sutherland’s use of potency inside bones.)

Phase VII - Finding the Health. Feeling the physical presence and substance of the perfect form.

Phase VIII - The Void, Love and Healing, Wholeness as a living reality.

Phase IX - This course embraces precision and decision making in severe CNS trauma. It also explores using principles rather than a specific method. This course requires that individuals have completed Phases I-VIII and have been in practice for a minimum of 10 years.