Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques: Spine

16 CE Hours
Saturday & Sunday, July 21-22, 2018

Saturday- 9:00-6:00
Sunday – 9:00-6:00

16 CE hours – $300

Early registration special is $300

After July 14, 2018 price is $320

Instructor:  Brian Moran, DPT, L.Ac

Course Description
This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the spine and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two-day course provides each participant with hands – on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the spine.

• Identify and access common postural deviations associated with the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
• Identify and assess active and passive range of motion and muscle length assessment for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
• Identify manual techniques used for the treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders
• Identify special tests used for the assessment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
• Identify corrective exercises used for the treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine

Course Director Brian Moran, DPT, L.Ac

Dr. Brian Moran has been working in orthopedic physical therapy since 2000 and as an acupuncturist since 2005. In addition, he has taught numerous Continuing Education Courses for Acupuncturists and Massage Therapists. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay and his diploma of Acupuncture from Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine.

Participants will need to bring their own linens and clothing we would suggest is shorts. Sports bra for women for the spine course.

We are a fully furnished massage school facility and provide Oakworks massage tables, linens, class tables, and computer/projector for overhead presentations.

This two – day course is approved by NCCAOM and NCBTMB #1585


NC Massage School offers individualized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage for an advanced-level professional career, continuing education and personal growth. We believe in a holistic approach that encourages students to explore personal development of mind, body and spirit in a small, supportive environment.


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