Current Course

Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine, Pelvis and Sacrum

Objective: This is a usable skills course that teaches you to accurately assess and treat mechanical spine and pelvic dysfunction. The techniques used in this course have been proven clinically to restore function and therefore decrease a patient’s pain when current practices of algorithmic assessment and treatment have failed.

Date:  August 14-15, 2021

Cost:  $395

Day 1 and day 2 course outline:

Intro to Manual Therapy

  • 3 system approach
  • Deliberate and Purposeful practice
  • Defining MET, JT Mobs

Palpation

  • Palpation Concepts
  • Landmarks
  • Lab

Biomechanics of Sacral Dysfunction

  • Sacral Torsion
  • Side bending Sacral Dysfunction

Treatment of Sacral Dysfunction

  • MET, Joint Mobs

Biomechanics of Pelvic Dysfunction

  • Rotations
  • Vertical Shears (Upslip/Downslip)
  • Anterior and Posterior Shears
  • Flares

Treatment of Pelvic Dysfunction

  • MET, Joint Mobs

Biomechanics of Lumbar Spine dysfunction

  • Type 1 and Type 2 dysfunction

Treatment of Lumbar Spine Dysfunction

  • MET, Joint Mobs

Discussion of Compound Sacral and Pelvic dysfunctions

HVLA Manipulation of Specific Dysfunctions

  • Upslip
  • Posterior Rotation
  • Backwards Sacral Torsion
  • Flexed/Extended Sacrum
  • Type 2 Lumbar dysfunctions

Discussion and Questions

Post Test