Courses

Professional development courses for manual therapists including Sports Therapists, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors etc.

Dates for 2022

If you have any questions with regards to any of the courses below please feel free to contact us.

You can secure your place on any of the courses by either paying for the course in full or by paying the deposit (please note that if you pay the deposit you must pay the outstanding amount before the early bird, otherwise you may have to pay the full amount). 

 

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Currently most of our courses are located at the London School of Osteopathy, which is only 5-10 minute walk from Tower Bridge with easy access to local transport and services. We also host courses at other locations. Please checkout our courses and see if there is one near you, if there isn’t please contact us about organisning a course near you.

Please note that the courses are only hosted at the London School of Osteopathy, the school does not authorise nor have any creative control over the courses

‘Great course. Have done previous courses with Danny and Ben and courses are always at a high standard, very practical and I always feel confident enough to put into practice the skills I learnt the following day in clinic ‘

Courses

 

Course dates 2022

29th/30th January – Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation

12th/13th February – Strapping and Taping for Manual Therapists

26th February – Shoulder Testing and Rehabilitation Master Class

12th/13th March – Medical Acupuncture/Dry Needling

9th April – Low Back Testing and Rehabilitation Master Class

10th April – Still Technique Part 1

30th April – Counter-Strain

14th/15th May – Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation

15th May – Still Technique Part 2

To book a place on any of the above courses please scroll down

 

Spinal (Junction) and Peripheral Manipulation

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th January 2022

&

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May 2022

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

This course is designed for all Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and manual therapists that ALREADY HAS MANIPULATION TRAINING.

THIS COURSE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR PRACTITIONERS WHO DO NOT HAVE MANIPULATION EXPERIENCE

Course will cover clinical presentations & contra-indications

Day 1 Spinal HVT

Joints covered – Occipital-Atlas, Atlas-Axis, Cervical-Thoracic, Thoracic-Lumbar, Lumbar-Sacral & Sacral-Iliac

Day 2 Peripheral HVT

Joints covered – Acrominal-Clavicular, Gleno-Humeral, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee, Foot and Ankle 

Course can be booked as a single day or two days

Course Fees   

£145 for single day (£130 Early Bird paid before 15th Jan 2022)
£280 for both days (£250 Early Bird paid before 15th Jan 2022)

 

HVT Course Jan 2022

Testing and Rehabilitation Master Classes 

Shoulder – Saturday 26th February 2022
Low Back – Saturday 9th April 2022
Knee – Saturday 9th July 2022
Lower Leg – Saturday 10th September 2022

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

These one day courses will be looking at the biomechanics, examination, special testing and the rehabilitation of specific areas i.e. Shoulder, Low Back, Knee and Lower Leg.

These courses are ideal for any therapist who wishes to learn more about these areas and the rehabilitation of them.

First half of the day will look at examination, testing and interpretation of special and orthopedic tests. 

The second half looks at rehabilitation and will led by Tim Allardyce Consultant Physiotherapist and Registered Osteopath. Tim works closely with a variety of GB athletes and has attended several Commonwealth and Olympic Games as a therapist and is the owner of Rehab My Patient

Course price £145 (£130 Early Bird paid before 19th Feb 2022)

Discount packages are also available if you wish to book on more than one of the rehabilitation courses.

Shoulder rehab

Still Technique 

Part 1 Sunday 10th April 2022

Part 2 Sunday 15th May 2022

 @ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

Still Technique is described as the, “application of the rediscovered techniques of Andrew Taylor Still,” & is a system of osteopathic assessment & manipulative treatment from the USA which aspires to recreate the manipulations of the ‘Old Doctor’.

Part 1

Combining structural & functional osteopathic manual techniques, it is an alternative, or supplement, to high velocity thrust (HVT), when such approaches are inappropriate or ineffective.  It is also applicable to every area of the body & suitable for a wide range of patients.

This 7-hour CPD workshop will introduce the theory & practice of Still Technique, & will focus on the lumbar spine, pelvis & rib 1 areas.

Part 2

This 7-hour CPD workshop builds on the Still Technique Part 1 workshop. Still Technique Part 2 provides an opportunity to revise, practice & refine the techniques introduced in Part 1, & will explore the application of Still Technique to the thorax & cervical spine areas, & to the upper & lower extremities. It will also look at its applied role in the external treatment of the coccyx.

Completion of Still Technique Part 1 is a requirement to undertake Part 2

Course price £280 plus course handbook and pre-read
Early Bird £250 (if paid before 27th March 2022)

Still Technique

Strain-Counterstrain Course 

Saturday 30th April 2022

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

Strain-Counterstrain technique is a non-traumatic technique that uses body positioning to help reduce pain related to MSK pain. It uses a model of body positioning to create a position of ease to help restore mobility and reduce pain. This makes it extremely useful for a variety of conditions from acute to chronic presentations.   

This course aims to review the evidence and research of the physiological processes and clinical effects of strain counterstrain. Clinical scenarios are presented and discussed in relation to the techniques taught, making to fully prepared to use on your next day in practice

Course price £145 (£130 Early Bird paid before 5th March 2022)

Strain-Counterstrain

Strapping and Taping for Manual Therapists 

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th February (Half Day) 2022

&

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th (Half Day) June 2022

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

This course is one of the most comprehensive taping courses around, spread over a day and a half this course covers all aspects of strapping and taping. The first day covers sports rigid tape and k-tape, the second half day that covers the use of Active Tape.

Both days cover the understanding and process of taping, and how different tapes have different functions and how taping can be used through the stages of healing, recovery and rehabilitation.

Course covers all the key areas for clinical and sports practitioners. You will leave this workshop training program 100% equipped to deal with any type of injury/pain presentation both at the clinic and sports club level.


THIS COURSE IS ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE TAPING COURSES COVERING THE USE OF THREE DIFFERENT TAPING STYLES (SPORTS RIGID TAPING, K-TAPING AND BIOMECHANICAL TAPING)

Plus free tape at the end of the course worth over £30 RRP

Course costs £200 1 and half day (12 hours)

Early Bird (if paid before 29th January 2022)-  £185

Student rate -£175 

Strapping and Taping Course

Medical Acupuncture / Dry Needling for Manual Therapists 

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2022
Or
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2022 

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

The aim of the course is to make you feel trained, competent and confident to use dry needling/medical acupuncture the next day you are in clinic.

Course will cover the –  

Rationale and history of using dry needling

Clinical implications

Contra-indications and considerations

Identify and locating myofasical trigger points

The best conditions and symptoms to use dry needling

How to combine dry needling into your treatments to develop a comprehensive approach and awareness when to use

 Practical application for the following muscles/areas;

 Sub occipitals

Trapezius and Levator Scapulae

Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis, Teres Minor, Deltoids

Thoracic and Lumbar Erector Spinae

Sacro-iliac joint

Gluteus maximus, medius, minimus, Piriformis

Triceps, Biceps, Forearm extensors and Flexors

Quadriceps, Hamstrings, gastrocnemius and Soleus, Achilles tendon

The course will be a combination of lecturing and demonstrations, but will also be very practical based to help you develop a sound knowledge base and practical skills to use in your clinic.

Free set of acupuncture needles will be given at the end of the course for you to use the following day in practice.

Course cost £290 plus course handbook and pre-read

Early bird £270 (if paid before 11th March 2022)

Student/New Graduates £250

 

Dry Needling / Medical Acupuncture

Please note that we will help as much as possible if you have any issues with gaining insurance to cover the new skills you have learnt on our courses, but it is your responsibility to check with your insurance provider before attending any of the courses.

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Email: cpdtoday@yahoo.co.uk

 

Web: www.cpd-today.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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