Visceral Manipulation 2: Abdomen 2 (VM2)

Visceral Manipulation 2: Abdomen 2 (VM2)

Date: June 13-16 2019  Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Venue: Addington Haven, Addington, Christchurch

CPD/CPE: 24hrs

Full Fee: $945. Early Bird $845 applies until 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Instructor: Rosie Greene MT BI-D


Course Description

In this four day course, participants will expand on the functional anatomy, hand placements and techniques you learned in Visceral Manipulation 1: Abdomen 1 to give you a deeper understanding of the abdominal cavity and its relationship to the cranial and thoracic cavities.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned:

  • To explore the deeper structures within the abdominal cavity, focusing on the kidneys, pancreas, spleen, greater omentum, peritoneum, and their connective or suspensory tissues
  • Learn about the concept of restriction planes, mobility and motility
  • Begin to incorporate multiple long-lever techniques into your work
  • Participate in supervised, hands-on sessions that guide you through specific techniques for locating and evaluating each organ, along with the effects and contraindications

Prerequisite: VM1 (Abdomen 1).  Licensed or certified healthcare professional or student nearing completion in their studies to become a healcare professional, with palpation skills and experience as well as anatomical knowledge.

Required Reading

Visceral Manipulation II by Jean-Pierre Barral, RPT, DO.  Available at http://shop.iahe.com/Product-List/Visceral-Manipulation-Products/Visceral-Manipulation-Revised-Edition, and review http://www.barralinstitute.com/seminar_schedule/prestudy_materials.php

Suggested Reading

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, and/or
  • A Regional Atlas of the Human Body by Carmine Clemente