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Total Spine Thrust Manipulation

  • Delta Physical Therapy 12110 South Harrells Ferry Road Baton Rouge, LA, 70816 United States (map)

Learn the evidence and skills to competently and confidently perform thrust manipulations to treat common clinical syndromes.

This course will cover current best evidence in the use of thrust manipulation to treat common clinical syndromes. Laboratory sessions will focus on the safe and effective delivery of thrust manipulations to the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joint, thoracic spine, and cervical spine. Lecture material will focus on the developing body of literature regarding safety of thrust manipulation, neurological examination, and the use of thrust manipulations with commonly treated patient presentations.

These presentations include (but not limited to):

  • Cervicogenic headaches

  • Acute and chronic neck pain

  • Non-radicular mechanical low back pain

  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Additional lectures will cover the neurophysiological effects of manipulation and the importance of understanding the neurophysiology of pain in treating patients.

Target Audience:  Physical Therapists / Doctors of Medicine / Doctors of Osteopathy /University Faculty

Contact Hours: 16 CEUs



Earlier Event: September 21
Lumbar Spine: Manual Therapy Management
Later Event: September 28
Cervical Spine: Manual Therapy Management