Shoulder Dysfunctions: A Synthesized Manual Therapy Approach

When & Where
June 18, 2011, 8AM-5PM
Health Manifest Clinic
3B Cavite St cor West Avenue, Quezon City

1. Learn to classify the different shoulder dysfunctions based on specific differential testing
2. Observe the different movements (both physiologic and pathologic) and determine which causes the dysfunction
3. Effectively choose the appropriate manual therapy and orthopaedic “testings”
4. Manage how to “unscrew” a locked shoulder by knowing the cause
5. Efficiently apply to the appropriate manual therapy techniques based on clinical reasoning
6. Harmonized evidence with clinical presentation
7. Decide the proper algorithmic progression on specific outcomes

8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:30 A Closer Look at the Shoulder Complex
9:30-10:30 Biomechanics of the Shoulder Complex (beyond the Scapulothoracic rhythm)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Classifying a Shoulder Dysfunction
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00- 2:00 Application of the Classification of Shoulder Dysfunction
2:00- 3:00 Now What? Unifying the Choice of Treatment with the Classification
3:00-4:30 Manual Therapy Strategies for Joints, Capsules and other Tissues (Spencer Techniques and Beyond)
4:30- 5:30 Then What? How to Effectively Progress –Optimum Change in Less Time

Early registration (until 11 June 2011): 2,500 Php – includes hand outs, Shoulder Outcome Measurement Scales, certificates, am and pm snacks, lunch

Onsite registration: 3,000Php (if there are less than 16 participants)

Limited to sixteen (16) Slots Only. But those who would attend could teach their LICENSED colleagues in their respective centers and clinics provided they notify SOMATIC beforehand.

Leomil Adriano, a PT, manual therapist and acupuncturist holds trainings, seminars and workshops. He founded SOMATIC THERASYSTEM ASSOCIATION and also, the Asian Coordinator for the Osteopathic College of Ontario’s Diplomate in Osteopathy Program. He finished his BS and MS in Physical Therapy Orthopedic Track from the University of Santo Tomas. Aside from this, he is the Top Level Instructor for Muscle Tape Philippines. He is pushing for the professionalization of manual therapists and believes this could be only achieved if therapists would have more passion for lifelong learning and efficient clinical reasoning.

Currently, he is a candidate for graduate diploma in manipulative therapy UK.

For further inquiries, contact 09159096652 / 09233274606, or visit

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