Monday, September 17, 2012

Spinal Manipulation Course in November

We have a two day Grade V Spinal Manipulations course coming up on the 15th & 16th November 2012 here in Carlow Rehabilitation & Sports Injury Centre. It is the first Grade V manipulations course run here in Ireland for Sports Rehabilitators or Athletic Trainers in over 8years
The course is given by Neil Langridge MSc MCSP MMACP. He is an experienced tutor in Spinal Manipulations and has delivered this course content all over the UK and Europe.

Neil is the clinical lead for spinal triage and rehabilitation leading two musculoskeletal departments and a team of Clinical specialists in a large PCT. He has worked within the NHS, private sector and Armed Forces. He completed his MACP in 2002 and his MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy at Brighton University in 2003. Currently lecturing externally at Southampton University, Neil also takes post graduate students from Brighton and UCL. He has been involved in teaching manipulation techniques for a number of years and has a special interest in the clinical effects of manipulation.

Neil is currently undertaking his Doctorate in Clinical Practice at Southampton University where he is aiming to look at the clinical reasoning process of ESP Physiotherapists.
The course content will cover Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacro-Iliac manipulation techniques.

Course Outline is as follows:

Day 1
Introduction/Background to manipulation
Passive assessment Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine
VBI lecture/Protocol
Stability Tests
Lumbar Technique

Day 2
Lumbar Techniques
Thoracic Techniques
Cervical Techniques
Pre Manip Soft Tissue Techniques
Conclusions & Questions

A detailed and referenced course manual is included in the course fee. There is the option to purchase an instructive DVD at an additional cost at the end of the course. Tea and coffee are included. Due to the practical nature of the course places are limited to 14 and are secured on a ‘first come first served’ basis on the receipt of the course fee in full of €375.

Payment may be made in full by cheque or Bank Draft to ‘Athletic Performance Ltd.’ before the 20th October 2012. Cancellations made after the 31st of October cannot be refunded.




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