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Basic Manual Therapy for the Spine

2-Day Manual Therapy Workshop for the Canine Spine

  • 1,952 US dollars
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton

Service Description

INSTRUCTOR: Laurie Edge-Hughes, PT, MAn St, CAFCI, CCRT DURATION: 2 Full Days DATES/TIMES: Wednesday, September 27, 9:00am – 6:30pm & Thursday, September 28, 9:00am - 6:30pm COURSE RATING: ★★ DVM/VMD, PT ★★★ VT, PTA (exceptions by special permission based on review of applicant's previous coursework and experience) Maximum participants: 20 Contact Hours: (16.0 Total Hours; RACE Approval Pending) DESCRIPTION: If you have never taken a spinal manual therapy course from Laurie Edge-Hughes, then you are missing out on all that manual therapy can offer. Through lecture and lab, Laurie leads participants through a detailed evaluation of the canine spine from a mechanical perspective. Focus is on manual therapy concepts and evidence-based rationale for treatment selection. An integrated model for dealing with spinal mechanics is covered including force closure, form closure, and motor control and timing for the neck, back, pelvis and ribs. Participants gain a greater depth of understanding of spinal mechanics, a better appreciation for the detection of spinal dysfunctions, and the ability to manually treat (via mobilization techniques) the spinal system. Instruction is given regarding testing of the musculoskeletal control of the spine. Prescription is given for therapeutic exercises targeted specifically at fine motor control and core stability, and additional concepts regarding pain control and resolution of maladaptive postures and behaviours.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy and Refund Request To request a refund, the Cancellation Form (available at: must be completed and postmarked by August 15, 2023. Refunds issued as below excluding $50 processing fee. Cancellation refund is issued as follows: 1) Prior to June 1, 2023 (75% refund). 2) From June 1, 2023 to July 11, 2023 (50% refund). 3) From July 12, 2023 to August 15, 2023 (25% refund). 4) No refunds will be issued after August 15, 2023. Please be sure to carefully check your schedule.

Contact Details

  • 909 Parsippany Blvd, Parsippany, NJ 07054, USA

    + 1-908-963-2255

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