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MT-M Course Description (20.7 Direct Contact Hours/3.3 CEUs)

Thrust Manipulation (where legally permitted) 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.

MT-M Course Schedule*

Day 1: 12:30pm-8:00pm
Day 2: 8:00am-6:00pm
Day 3: 8:00am-2:00pm
Times subject to change.*

MT-M Course Requirements
Open to PTs, MDs, DCs, and DOs. Enrollment limited. Lab clothes required for all sessions

MT-M Course Objectives

Course participants upon completion will be able to:

  • Understand the theories behind the application of manipulation techniques.
  • Recognize the indications, contraindications, and precautions for spinal manipulation.
  • Understand and practice the VBI testing protocol.
  • Learn and safely practice a selection of spinal and peripheral manipulation techniques
 
         
Looking for a COMT? This list of Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapists (or COMTs) includes all COMT graduates worldwide, as well as MAPS faculty. We suggest that you visit this page often to check course confirmation status and to find new courses which are added frequently. Our seminars incorporate the teaching of Geoff Maitland and others who have contributed to what has become known as the "Maitland-Australian Approach". Registering for classes is easy. Submit full payment with the registration form. Reservations are limited and are on a first come, first serve basis. Come meet our world-class faculty. Each of our faculty has experience in a wide variety of manual therapy practices and specialty areas.

 

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