April 27, 2018 @ 8:00am - 6:30pm
April 28, 2018 @ 7:30am - 12:30pm
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 Advanced Course is scheduled in combination with a CMP Exam. The timing of the course will be 8:00 am to 6:30 pm Friday April 27, continuing at 7:30 am to 12:15 pm Saturday April 28. The CMP Exam will follow, beginning at 1:00 pm Saturday, and finish by 3:30 pm Sunday.
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.
SCHEDULING NOTE: The Advanced Course starts Friday April 27, 2018, with registration at 8:00 am, and instruction from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. On Saturday April 28 the course will start at 7:30 am and end at 12:15 pm.
For the CMP Exam, a review session will commence at 1:00 pm Saturday for the participants to get their final questions answered. All exam participants are encouraged to attend! The written exam will then begin at 3:00 pm on Saturday. Depending on the number of participants, the practical exam times may begin with the first group of 4 at 6:00 pm, with the other participants through for the day at that time. The Sunday practical exams will resume at 8:00 am and finish by 3:30 pm. Participants will be debriefed with results following the practical 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.
Eric is a graduate from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and has been practicing since 2001. He has earned post-graduate certifications in Manipulative Therapy and is a Certified Mulligan Practitioner with the Mulligan Concept of manual therapy. He earned his Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association.
Eric has an extensive sports medicine background, has worked closely with physicians from the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Denver, and has treated athletes from youth, to Olympic, and professional levels. He is a published author and was a key-note speaker at the International Mulligan Conference in 2009. Other clinical interests include treatments for Restless Legs Syndrome and utilizing the Motion Guidance system to improve visual feedback in rehabilitation. When not practicing, Eric enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, and playing guitar.
Airport: Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) or Dallas Love Field
Hampton Inn and Suites, 6070 Sports Village Road, Frisco, Texas, 75033, USA
Comfort Suites, 9700 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX $94/night (mention Athletes’ Performance for rate)
BridgeStreet Worldwide, 2660 Kelly Blvd #200, Carrollton, TX 75007 $74/night (mention Athletes’ Performance for rate)
Other hotels in Frisco, TX: Homewood Suites, Sequoia at Stonebriar
Transportation: SuperShuttle (enter code KZLJE for $4 off roundtrip)
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
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