Spinal Manipulation & Mobilisation Technique Masterclass
Learn and practise advanced techniques that are taught by a registered sports Osteopath with over 13 years experience in treating elite athletes.
John Gibbons will safely teach you how to use Grade 5 manipulations (commonly known as an HVT – High Velocity Thrust). During this course you will also learn specific osteopathic mobilisation techniques and muscle energy techniques for the pelvis, sacroiliac joint, lumbar and thoracic spine.
This course is perfect for you if you work with athletes.
On completion of the course you will be able to competently and safely manipulate and mobilise the joints of the pelvis, lumbar and thoracic spine.
You will be awarded a Certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
Is it for You?
This is a very intense course using a high standard of practical skills; therefore you must be an experienced therapist to attend this course e.g. Osteopath, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, Sports Therapist, or be a student of Osteopathy and / or Chiropractic with an excellent knowledge of Mobilisation / Manipulative techniques.
Sports therapists and Sports Massage therapists are also able to attend as long as they have the necessary experience.
Only very safe techniques will be taught.
Insurance: If you are a qualified Physiotherapist, Osteopath or Chiropractor then Balens will provide the necessary insurance for this course, however if you are a Sports Therapist or Sports Massage Therapist then an insurance company called BGi.uk.com can provide you with the necessary insurance on completion of the course, click here to apply.
Please note: Cervical Spine Manipulation will not be covered on this course even though the technique will be discussed.
Address: Oxford University Sports Complex
Next Date: 15th May 2017
2017 Dates: 15th May, 20th June, 24th July, 11th Sept, 16th Oct, 14th Nov and 11th Dec 2017
Trainer: John Gibbons
CPD: 7 CPD units
Book soon as places go quick – only 5 places left for the April course!
What You’ll Learn
Key areas covered in this course:
The role of the manipulative therapist
Differentiate between Osteopathy, Chiropractic and Physiotherapy
Theory – Motion testing and palpation
Priciple of leverage and coupled motion
Spinal Mechanics / fryettes law type 1 and type 11
Contraindications and red flag pathologies
Explanation of HVT, Grade 1-5 mobilisations
The video below shows John Gibbons demonstrating a Grade 5 (HVT) Spinal Manipulative technique to the level of C7 and T1. This technique you will learn as part of this course:
The video below shows John Gibbons demonstrating a Grade 5 (HVT) Spinal Manipulative technique to the level of T6/7 and is taught on this course:
Key areas covered in this course:
Motion testing and palpation
Mobilisation, muscle energy techniques and manipulative techniques will be demonstrated to the thoracic spine
Assessment, mobilisation, muscle energy techniques and manipulative techniques will be demonstrated to the lumbar spine
Assessment, mobilisation, muscle energy techniques and manipulative techniques will be demonstrated to the pelvis and sacroiliac joint
The video below shows John demonstrating a Grade 5 (HVT) technique to the Ribs and Thoracic Spine as taught on an actual course:
“John has excellent knowledge and can teach and guide other therapists on so many levels. His workshops are always to a high standard, and are always very informative in a relaxed group environment. I would recommend John’s courses to anyone in the industry as they are relevant, fun, and very hands on.”– Dean Henman
Course Content And Brief Outline Of Programme
Registration and Introduction
Safety precautions, red flag conditions – differential diagnosis, fryettes law of spinal mechanics, joint end feel
Thoracic spine examination, cervical dorsal examination. Treatment using mobilisation and MET techniques. HVT / Grade 5 techniques to the middle, lower and upper thoracic as well as to the cervical dorsal junction (CDJ)
|Thoracic manipulation continued using the ‘Dog’ technique. Rib springing techniques|
Lumbar spine examination, Mobilisation, Manipulative, and MET techniques demonstrated
Pelvis and sacroiliac joint (SIJ) assessment and treatment of iliosacral and pubic symphysis dysfunctions
Summary – certificates and dispersal
Terms and conditions
Bodymaster Method courses are subject to payment in full at the time of booking, which reserves your place on the specific course and ensures your certification is ready for handout on completion. Please note that payment is non refundable should you decide to cancel the course or fail to attend.
If you know at least two weeks in advance that you are unable to attend then you may be able to transfer to another course at the discretion of the tutor. However, after this time frame should you wish to transfer, you will be expected to pay 50% of the new course fee.
There may be the odd occasion that a course unfortunately may be cancelled. You will be notified in good time and transferred onto a later course date.