Physiotherapy Course Summary:
Learn ALL about the Lumbopelvic Complex including but not limited to manual therapy, osteopathy techniques and exercises! The ONLY comprehensive workshop that looks into treatment of lumbopelvic complex including neural, joint, muscular, nerve and visceral structures with various assessment and treatment techniques. This module could be taken independently from the other 4 modules and no prerequisite is required as long as registration as a health/fitness professional.
The only manual therapy techniques certification series that discusses evidence informed manual therapy from holistic views of the articular, myogenic and neurogenic perspective taught by a licensed physiotherapist awarded with doctoral in manual therapy and is also a qualified Osteopath.
The Clinical Manual Therapy program series which consists of 5 modules of 3 days duration per module, covering the Lumbopelvic complex, Cranium-Cervical complex, Thoracic-rib complex, lower quadrant and upper quadrant. Participants are encouraged to complete within a 18 -36 months period. Each module will run at a 3-6 months interval.
Participants can choose to attend each workshop singularly with a certificate of attendance provided but are encouraged to attend all 5 modules to fully appreciate how the body works as a unit. They will also be issued a Certificate in Clinical Manual Therapy (CCMT) upon completion of a case study (800- 1000 words) within 2 months after the 5th workshop.
MODULE 1: LUMPOPELVIC COMPLEX (3 DAYS)
Complaints of lumbopelvic pain and dysfunction are the most commonly encountered by clinicians. In addition, medical diagnosis is often unclear and specific structural diagnosis has not proven to correlate with clinical symptoms. This workshop examine the kinetic linkage of the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joint (SIJ), hip and the pelvic musculature.
Participants will be taught how to:
Differential diagnosis between lumbar spine and SIJ dysfunction
Apply articular assessments and treatment techniques for the lumbar spine, pelvic complex and SIJ, based on the combination of Maitland, Kaltenborn, Brian Edwards, Mulligan and Osteopathic concepts
Apply different assessments and treatment techniques for the lumbopelvic complex
Apply myogenic assessments and treatment techniques for the SIJ and lumbar spinal segments
Exercise based therapy using form/force closure and movement functions for the lumbopelvic complex.
Dr. Chong Ching Ng graduated as a physiotherapist in Australia in 1999 and has been working in different settings mostly with clients with neuro-musculoskeletal pain and dysfunctions. Having a strong interest in manual therapy has led him to continually study different schools of manual therapy and he is the first manual physiotherapist with osteopathic qualification in Singapore. The application of osteopathic physiotherapy has allowed him to help sufferers with complex conditions, of which neither physiotherapy nor osteopathy alone can treat as effectively. Dr. Chong Ching Ng has since then completed his postgraduate degree in Doctor of Manual Therapy in The Ola Grimsby Institute in USA. Dr. Chong Ching has a huge passion for his work and reckons that his existence as a clinician is solely for patients, believing in his motto “the hands that serve the sufferers”. Dr. Chong Ching brings with him a very unique combination of knowledge and teaching skills that provides participants a well rounded learning experience. Chong Ching owns a successful practice in Singapore and teaches regularly throughout South East Asia.
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