Manipulation Re-fresher Course

October 31, 2015 – November 1, 2015


Day 1: Manipulation Re‐fresher

Students will learn:

  • How to perform an in depth postural assessment.
  • How to perform static and motion palpation of the following joints:
    • Lumbar spine
    • Thoracic spine
    • Cervical spine
    • Thoracic ribs
    • First rib
    • Pubic Symphysis
  • How to identify and correct osteo-articular dysfunction in the above joints using a variety of manipulation techniques.

Day 2: Advanced Manual Therapy Course

Students will learn:

  • How to treat the cervical spine using soft tissue techniques, myofascial techniques and muscle energy as an alternative to spinal manipulation.
  • Mechanical assessment and treatment of the small intestine, large intestine, sigmoid colon, and ceacum.
  • Mechanical assessment and treatment of the digestive sphincters: Pyloric sphincter, Sphincter of Oddi, Ileocecal valve, duodenaljejunal angle, and the esophageal sphincter.
  • Anatomical and systems interrelationships that show how the body is a functional unit and broaden your scope on how to truly treat the “whole” person.

(This is normally a 2 day course, so we will cover as much as possible within the time we have)

To register for Manipulation Re-fresher Course, please contact us.


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