The Craniosternosacral Axis–The Source of Traditional Osteopathic Philosophy

Anthony G. Chila DO, FAAO dist., FCA, DPNAP (Ost.Med.), (USA)

For many years, Anthony Chila has been very active in the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Osteopathy and the Osteopathic Cranial Academy, e.g. as President and Executive Board member. Professional writing and teaching have also been extensive. Doctor Chila has been the author or co-author of papers published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Osteopathic Annals, and many others


Course information:

The Craniosternosacral Axis

  • Symmetry/Asymmetry in the Midline (Interactive discussion/lab exercise presentation emphasizing standing and seated observation of the patient)
  • Craniosternosacral Axis (Interactive discussion/lab exercise presentation emphasizing supine and prone positions of the patient)
  • Osteopathic Care in Pregnancy (Interactive discussion/lab exercise presentation reviewing the importance of ongoing assessment/manual intervention/exercise in the management of the pregnant female)
  • Cranial Landmarks (Interactive discussion/lab exercise presentation using multiple partners to experience palpation of cranial landmarks)
  • Respiratory Synchronization (Interactive discussion/lab exercise presentation using multiple partners to demonstrate whole body respiratory effects)
  • The Neonatal Skull (Interactive discussion/lab exercise reviewing the embryology, development, and characteristics of the neonatal skull during the first several years of life)
  • Decompression Of The Occipital Condyles (Interactive discussion/lab exercise for proper performance of this very important diagnostic/treatment intervention in the care of the  newborn infant)
  • The Extremities:  Symmetry/Asymmetry with regard to the Central and Peripheral Axes of the Body (Interactive discussion/lab exercise of the need and utility for extended consideration of the role of the extremities in body economy/function)
  • Condyloatlantal Release:  Sutherland (Interactive discussion/lab exercise of the one diagnostic/treatment maneuver which facilitates whole body respiratory/circulatory perfusion)
  • Cellular Perfusion:  Sutherland
  • Cellular Perfusion:  Zink


Access requirements:




June, 7th – 9th, 2019



Englisch with German translation



Osteopathie Schule Deutschland, Mexikoring 19, 22297 Hamburg


Course fee:

490,- €  / for Congress participants: 343,- €*

*(Please apply with the attached form we send you in order to receive the discount. The offer lasts until the course is full.)