Commonwealth International Sports Science Congress 2010

When & Where
27-30 September 2010
Manav Rachna International University, India

This is a 4 days (32Hrs) Hands-on Workshop targeted for both physiotherapy students and clinicians that discusses all new trends for the identification & management of Vertebral Column and Pelvic Complex Dysfunctions. The work presented at this course is an integration of concepts advocated by James Cyriax, G.D Maitland, Mc Kenzie, Mennell, Edwards, Lee, Janda,Jull and Richardson and the clinical experience of the presenting author. Special emphasis is given on Clinical reasoning and Evidence Based Practice.

Target Audience: Physiotherapists / Physiotherapy students (3rd Year onwards) from reputed institutions. There is no pre-requisite of Manual Therapy experience.

Course Contents

1. Introduction: 6 Hrs: Eras of development in Physiotherapy, Introduction to Manual Therapy ( Different Schools of Thought), Manual Therapy: Definitions, Indications and contraindications, Biomechanical Principles in Manual Therapy(Fryette’s Laws, Concave-Convex rule, Close pack and Loose pack Positions, Joint status gradings), Barrier concepts , Assessment of dominant eye.

2. Cervical Region Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment : 8 Hrs : Principles of Subjective examination, Clinical reasoning and Physical examination for Cervical region, VBI Testings, Passive Physiological Intervertebral Movements(PPIVM’,s) , Passive Accessory Intervertebral Movements (PAIVM’s) and Combined movements in Cervical region. Manipulative techniques for Cervical Region, Taping Techniques for Cervical Region.

3. Thoracic Region Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment : 8 Hrs : Principles of Subjective examination, Clinical reasoning and Physical examination for Thoracic region, Passive Physiological Intervertebral Movements(PPIVM’,s) and Passive Accessory Intervertebral Movements (PAIVM’s) in Thoracic region. Manipulative techniques for Thoracic Region, Taping Techniques for Thoracic Region.

4. Lumbo-Pelvic Complex Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment : 10 Hrs : Examination of the Lumbo-Pelvic Complex with thorough Clinical reasoning process, Formclosure and force closure concepts, Assessment and Treatment of Innominate dysfunctions, Sacral rotation dysfunctions and Pubic symphysis dysfunctions based on Clinical reasoning and evidence based practice, Taping Techniques for the Lumbo-pelvic region.

Course Resource Person: PROF. UMASANKAR MOHANTY

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