September 15, 2018 @ 8:00am - 4:30pm
September 16, 2018 @ 8:00am - 4:00pm
Advanced Course – Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques
This unique approach to manual therapy was discovered and developed by Brian Mulligan F.N.Z.S.P. (Hon), Dip. M.T. from Wellington, New Zealand. This simple yet effective manual approach addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint “repositioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain. This two-day Advanced course will review and fine tune the participants skill level with the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the whole body.
This unique approach to manual therapy was discovered and developed by Brian Mulligan F.N.Z.S.P. (Hon), Dip. M.T. from Wellington, New Zealand. This simple yet effective manual approach addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint “repositioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain. This two-day Advanced Course will review, present new material and fine tune the participants manual skills with the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the whole body.
It will provide instruction in the use of Pain Release Phenomenon techniques and compression techniques. It will include lecture, patient demonstrations, and lab time to give the participants an opportunity for depth problem-solving and refinement of technique for this Mobilization With Movement approach. This will also prepare those interested in taking the Certified Mulligan Practitioner Exam.
Two Day Course (13 contact hours) Instruction, Demonstration and Lab Practice for:
Review, Problem-Solve and Refine the Approach techniques for:
Course applicants must have completed minimally the Mulligan Concept Upper & Lower Quadrant Courses in the USA from curriculum year 2000 to present.
* The Introductory course is recommended but not required.
See Available Introductory Courses
Wear loose, comfortable lab clothes. Bring 6th ed. book, mobilization belts, mobilization pads, if available.
The required text for the course:
Don is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1981. He is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist, certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
He has over thirty years of clinical experience emphasizing manual therapy, and currently is in independent practice in Jacksonville, Oregon. Don is an accredited member of the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association and served as Regional Manager in North America from 1999-2013. He has assisted Brian Mulligan on courses since 1994, and has been the principal instructor in postgraduate manual therapy courses since 1998 throughout the United States and Canada.
Airport: Sea-Tac Airport (SEA)
The Mulligan Concept is an outstanding paradigm to integrate into your practice as an athletic trainer. The courses and techniques not only improve your direct patient-care skill set, but also improve your clinical reasoning, decision-making, and communication skills. The techniques are simple to implement in practice and will produce immediate improvements across the gamut of injuries and patient presentations we see as athletic trainers. Practitoners who implement the Mulligan Concept into their clinical evaluations, acute care, and rehabilitation programs will experience significant improvement in their clinical practice.
-Russell Baker, DAT, AT Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, Master of Science Athletic Training Program, University of Idaho