FDM Symposium

There is the possibility to book only the Pre-Conference Workshop on March 28th, 2019 and/or the Conference on March 30th, 2019 (the workshop day on March 29th, 2019 is already booked up).

Pre- Conference Workshop March 28, 2019

Pre-Conference Workshop mit Todd Capistrant D.O. (USA):

„Bringing FDM to a new level“

Date: March 28, 2019
Time: 01:00 pm to 05:30 pm
Place: Rainers Hotel Vienna
Language: English (no translation)
Price: € 170,-  For members € 150,- (members of EFDMA, AFDMA, FAA, SAMDF)
(Catering: drinks in the breaks, no food)
Precondition: Participation at FDM modules 1-3

The workshop will only take place if the minimum number of participants is reached, places are also limited, so please register as soon as possible, but latest by January 31st, 2019. Registration is only possible with the REGISTRATION FORM (Pre-Conference).

- FDM and the impact of the distortions on Tensegrity
-  Treating headaches
-  When gestures fail - using knowledge of FDM to guide treatment when gestures are missing
-  I Have a feeling - Learning to palpate in the FDM - making treatments faster and less intense
-  Do you see what I see - Distortions where ever the patient shows them, including the extremities
-  Agony of the feet

Program Conference March 30, 2019

Numerous Lectures on FDM Topics (approx. 8:45am to 6pm).

Here is an excerpt from the preliminary program (changes reserved, details follow):

Todd Capistrant D.O.: FDM & treating conditions you might not have considered- how thinking in the model can change Medicine.
Klaus Peter Guglia M.D.: "Randomized study: Cervical pain syndrom: FDM treatment compaired with massage" 
Dirk Wehrbein M.D.: "Low back pain seen by the general practitioner from the FDM perspective" 
Mario Maleschitz M.D.: "Anxiety in the FDM"
Georg Grasser: "Autonomic nervous system and FDM" 
Andi Horn: "From Stephen Typaldos' life" 
Byron Perkins D.O.: FDM-The Alaska experience. Stephen Typaldos in his own words.
Markus Breineßl M.D.:Pain gesture in-between
Alexander Weibert M.D.: "FDM and cardiac complaints" 
David Struzik: "Anterior crucial ligament tears in the FDM" 
Stefan Anker MSc. D.O.: t.b.a.
Jan-Helge Lorenz BSc. D.O.: „FDM self-treatment - Reflections & practical experience.“
Wilhelm Fäßlacher MSc. D.O.: „Bruxism: cause of recurring distorsions.“
Georg Harrer M.D.: t.b.a.

Registration is only possible with the REGISTRATION FORM (Conference).

Participation fee

   Price  Price Member*    

€ 170

€ 150



€ 180

€ 140


Conference & Workshops

€ 390

€ 350


*Member= Members of the EFDMA, AFDMA, FAA, SAMDF

Party March 29, 2019

We would like to take the opportunity to celebrate with you during the FDM Symposium. Therefore, we invite you to the party on Friday, March 29th, 2019 from 7:30 p.m. at Befana Club in Vienna.

Entry is free for FDM Symposium participants, selected drinks (non-alcoholic, beer, wine, ...) and snacks are free too. The party location can be easily reached from the FDM Symposium‘s venue (Rainers Hotel Vienna) in about 20 minutes ( directions will follow ).

You can register for the party in the registration forms above or if you are already registered for the FDM Symposium, you can register for the party by email to office@fdm-europe.com  (until January 20th, 2019 at the latest - entry only with prior registration).

You are welcome to bring companions and relatives to the party for a special fee, just write it in your registration email, then you will receive more information.

We look forward to see you! Let's party!

General informations

In addition to participation at the conference and workshop, the catering is included (coffee breaks, lunch break).

Symposiums language: German/ English. Details concerning translation will follow.

On March 28th, 2019 FDM IC exams will take place during the day (information here) and in the evening the EFDMA General Assembly will take place (details to follow).

2. FDM Case Report Contest
Until January 30, 2019 FDM Case Reports can still be submitted. The best study will be honored at the FDM Symposium. The winner of the 2nd FDM-CRC will also receive a bonus of € 500, -! All those submitting an FDM Case Report will receive free entry to the FDM Symposium 2019. Details here.


Rainers Hotel Vienna (near Main Train station)
Gudrunstraße 184
1100 Vienna

There will be a limited number of rooms with a special rate for the participants of the Symposium (and IC exam / General Assembly) until February 14, 2019. The booking of the room is to be made using the enclosed Registration form under reservation02@rainers-hotel.eu or sales05@rainers-hotel.eu. For booking the credit card information is required. If the form is not completed, the special room rate cannot be guaranteed. Please also note the cancellation conditions.

Price double room for single use (1 Person) € 94,00 per nigth incl. breakfast (excluding lodging tax of 3.2% on the net accommodation price).
Price double room for double use (2 Persons)  € 119,00 per night incl. breakfast  (excluding accommodation tax of 3.2% on the net accommodation price).
Price triple room (3 Persons) € 149,00 per night incl. breakfast (excluding lodging tax of 3.2% on the net accommodation price).

Workshops March 29, 2019 – BOOKED UP

THE WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY BOOKED!!! You can book only the Conference on March 30th, details see above.

On March 29th, 2019 you can attend three Workshops in a row. The workshops take place from 9.30 am-12 am, 1 pm-3.30 pm & 4 pm-6.30 pm. In wich order you will attend the workshops depends on the number of participants, you will be informed at the check-in on March 29th.

* Supervision Workshop: Recognition as a Supervision for Admission to the IC Exam.

Admission requirements for the workshops:
Participation at modules 1-3 according to the curriculum of the EFDMA. The proof (participation confirmation M1-M3 or FDM Basic Certificate) must be sent  at the latest by March 10th, 2019 at office@fdm-europe.com . EFDMA Members who are on the FDM Practitioners list  are exempted from relocation requirement. Members of the continental associations AFDMA, FAA and SAMDF are also admitted to the workshops.

Workshop 1: „Abdominal pain from the FDM perspectice“Markus Nagel, MSc

Workshop 2: „Less force - more success! Applying power and levers efficiently in the FDM“Markus Breineßl M.D., Klaudia Nösslböck, Karin Mügge M.A. D.O.

Workshop 3: „Live in action – lets treat patients“ (Supervision Workshop) – Stefan Anker, MSc D.O.

Workshop 4: „Diagnostic and treatment of Folding distortions and Tectonic fixation in the pelvic region“ - Wilhelm Fäßlacher, MSc D.O. & Mag. Joachim Stolz)

Find workshops details here: Content Workshops March 29th, 2019

Terms of Service FDM Symposium 2019 (Approval required in the registration process).

For questions please contact the EFDMA office: office@fdm-europe.com or +43 1 94 75 276

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