Gibbons and Tehan                  Spinal Manipulation

Annual Update for Physical Therapists, Osteopathic Physicians, and Medical Doctors

 

 

Spinal Manipulation Essentials

Master Class

A. T. Still University, Mesa Arizona

 

Presented by:

  • Peter Gibbons, MB, BS, Diploma in Osteopathy, DM-SMed, MHSc Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

  • Philip Tehan, Diploma in Osteopathy, Diploma in Physiotherapy, MHSc, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

 

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About the Instructors:

Peter Gibbons

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Assoc. Prof. Peter Gibbons, MB, BS, Diploma in Osteopathy, DM-SMed, MHSc graduated from the British School of Osteopathy (London) in 1975 and gained his undergraduate medical degree from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine (London).  He is a board certified medical practitioner and osteopath in Australia, holds postgraduate qualifications in musculoskeletal medicine and is appointed by the Victorian Minister for Finance as Deputy Convener of Medical Panels.  Professor Gibbons has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, is a co-author of "Manipulation of the Spine, Thorax and Pelvis” (now in its 4th edition) and a founding director of the Spinal Manipulation Education Group.  He has presented research and spinal manipulation workshops nationally and internationally, and currently lectures in the subject area of High Velocity Low Amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques. 

Philip Tehan

Assoc. Prof. Philip Tehan, Diploma in Osteopathy, Diploma in Physiotherapy, MHSc graduated from the Physiotherapy School, Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences in Melbourne, Australia in 1971 and gained his osteopathic qualification at the British School of Osteopathy in 1975.  He is a board certified physiotherapist and osteopath.  Philip has lectured both nationally and internationally on the topic of musculoskeletal dysfunction, particularly relating to spinal manipulation.  Philip is a director of clinical services in osteopathy and physiotherapy at a multidisciplinary clinic in Melbourne, Australia and is an Associate Professor teaching in the Bachelors/Masters program in osteopathy at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.  Philip is co-author of the text "Manipulation of the Spine, Thorax and Pelvis” (now in its 4th edition) and a founding director of the Spinal Manipulation Education Group. 

 

ESSENTIALS COURSE OBJECTIVES:

At the completion of Essentials, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss current best evidence relating to the use of High Velocity Low Amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques.

  2. Describe risks and benefits of HVLA thrust techniques as applicable to each region of the spine.

  3. Demonstrate enhanced proficiency in pre-thrust spinal positioning in the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacroiliac regions.

  4. Demonstrate enhanced proficiency in the delivery of HVLA thrust techniques for cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacroiliac regions.

  5. Describe and demonstrate the spinal positioning and locking used in upper cervical, cervicothoracic, and lumbosacral HVLA thrust techniques necessary to ensure patient comfort and safety.

  6. Demonstrate proficiency in delivery of HVLA thrust techniques for the upper cervical, cervicothoracic, and lumbosacral spine.

 

Masters Course Objectives:

At the completion of the Master Class, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a consolidation of existing knowledge and performance in pre-thrust spinal positioning for HVLA thrust techniques.

  2. Demonstrate a consolidation of existing knowledge and performance in the use of HVLA thrust techniques for the spine and thorax.

  3. Describe and demonstrate the spinal positioning and locking used in thoracolumbar and rib HVLA thrust techniques.

  4. Describe and demonstrate minimal leverage positioning and the use of momentum induced thrust techniques for the spine and thorax.

 

Intended Audience

Licensed PTs, DOs, or MDs.  Completion of the Essentials Class is a prerequisite for the Master Class.

Arizona Dates:

Spinal Manipulation Essentials:

Master Class:


Faculty:

Peter Gibbons, MD & Philip Tehan, DO

Teaching Assistants: 

Britt Smith PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT & Tim Fearon PT, DPT, FAAOMPT


Cost PT, DO, or MD
Essentials Course $895
Master Course $450

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Location: A. T. Still University 5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206 480-219-6000

 

Oklahoma Program:

     Oklahoma brochure and registration

     Email Kathy Campbell:  Kathy-L-Campbell@ouhsc.edu

 

CALIFORNIA program:

Location:

   USC Health Sciences Campus, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP Building, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Download USC brochure at:

https://www.regonline.com/USCGibbons-Tehan2018

   Phone:  (323) 442-3156   Email:  ptconed@usc.edu