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This course is intended for licensed or certified healthcare professionals, or for students nearing completion in their studies to become a healthcare professional, with palpation skills and experience as well as anatomical knowledge. Upon registration you will receive a list of anatomical terms and structures to review in advance of the course to help you achieve maximum benefit from attending.
In this course, you will be introduced to the models and concepts of functional biomechanics as viewed from Jean-Pierre Barral's Visceral Manipulation approach. This method of evaluation and treatment is based on the concept that each of our internal organs rotates on a physiological axis. Focus is on the abdominal cavity and includes the organs, their membranes, ligaments, innervation and their spatial functional interrelationships. You will learn basic manipulations for correcting abnormal motions and stress patterns within this cavity. The manual techniques are not advised for pregnant participants.
The required reading for this course is the textbook titled Visceral Manipulation, by course developer Jean-Pierre Barral. Reading the book will help you get the bigger picture of visceral relationships. The first chapter gives the basic philosophy and an introduction to listening techniques. The VM1 course emphasizes the liver, gallbladder, stomach, sphincters, jejunoileum and the colon. In addition to reading the textbook, please familiarize yourself with the definitions and/or locations of the anatomical terms available at:
When: September 17th-September 20th, 2020 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Early Registration Price: $595.00 (USD) For registering 60 days in advance, you save $200 (USD)!
www.barralinstitute.com or 866-522-7725