Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In
Community Search
MT-M: Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

MT-M Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation

10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
When: October 13-15, 2017
Friday Registration 8:00am; Course hours 8:30am-5:30pm
Where: Swedish Covenant Hospital
Anderson Pavilion 2751 W. Winona Street
Chicago, Illinois 
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars
Contact: Patti Stewart
(631) 298-5367

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

MT-M Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation

Course Description: Thrust Manipulation for the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar spine and select large peripheral joints. Numerous philosophies of manipulation are discussed. Three approaches to manipulation will be practiced, namely those of Geoff Maitland, James Cyriax and UK Osteopathic. The similarities and differences of the three approaches will be taught and practiced in extensive lab sessions. Emphasis on safety in manipulation will be stressed, including indications, contraindications, precautions and the VBI protocol to ensure maximum safety. Course is composed of 85% Lab and 15% Lecture. There is a strong emphasis on the principals of assessment and treatment. Includes required Home Study course component of approximately 12.2 hours.

Speaker: David Sahley, DPT, OCS, COMT

Course Location: Swedish Covenant Hospital Chicago, IL 60625; Day 1 Anderson Pavilion 2751 W. Winona Street; Day 2&3: Galter Life Center, Rehabilitation Services Dept. 5157 N. Francisco Ave.

Phone Number: (773) 878-8200


Course Time:
Friday Registration 8:00am; Course hours 8:30am-5:30pm

Sat. 8:00AM-5:45PM

Sun. 8:00AM-12:30PM

Course Objectives:

Course Participants will:

  • Dissect the lower extremity to reveal the muscular and neurovascular components that contribute to general human function
  • Understand the language and concepts associated with spinal and peripheral thrust and non-thrust manipulation.
  • Accurately differentiate between the methods of thrust manipulation taught by the Maitland, Cyriax, and UK osteopathic schools of thrust and non-thrust manipulation.
  • Understand the demonstration special clinical test that are used to diagnose upper cervical ligamentous laxity. Accurately demonstrate at least one example.
  • Discuss and utilize the clinical reasoning process and special clinical test that are designed to elicit signs of Vertebro-Basilar blood flow insufficiency, including the IFOMPT CAD Framework. Accurately demonstrate at least one special clinical test.
  • Recognize and assess conditions that respond to thrust manipulation. Demonstrate at least one example.
  • Understand the most compelling examination findings and prognosis factors used in thrust manipulation. Discuss at least one.
  • Develop and refine skills in the application of thrust and non-thrust manipulation techniques. Demonstrate at least one spinal technique, and at least one peripheral technique.
  • Demonstrate integration of the patient response method used in the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy approach.
  • Discuss recent evidence based research related to the use of thrust and non-thrust manipulation in the management of peripheral and spinal conditions. 

Click here to download course brochure. 


Click here to register 


Program Content Area: Orthopedics
Course Type: Lecture, lab, Q&A - and Self Study
Instructional Level: Basic
Intended Audience: PTs
CE Contact Hours: 30.5 (20.75 Traditional + 9.75 Self Study)
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #125-6812

This is a paid advertisement. The IPTA does not endorse nor guarantee the quality of non-IPTA courses, whether approved by the IPTA or through the IDFPR. IPTA approval of a course indicates that the course sponsor has submitted documentation which has met or exceeded at least the minimum requirements set forth in the IPTA standards for approval.

more Calendar

6/23/2018 » 6/24/2018
Level 2 IASTM Certification

6/23/2018 » 6/24/2018
LSVT BIG Training and Certification Workshop

Career Center

Proud Partners of the IPTA

  • Athletico
  • ATI
  • BodyGears
  • DuPage Medical Group
  • Entropy
  • PTS Inc
  • DPT Sport
Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal