Advanced Spinal Manipulation

we are awaiting confirmation of dates, please contact us to register your interest

Course Overview:

A 2 Day Workshop in advanced manipulative techniques for:

OA, AA Thrust Techniques

Cervical Spine Manipulation (C1-C7 / Grade V Techniques)

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of Advanced Spinal Manipulation, participants should be able to:

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

Demonstrate a consolidation of existing knowledge and performance in the use of HVT thrust techniques for the spine, thorax, pelvis and peripheral manipulation techniques

Describe and demonstrate minimal leverage, long and short lever techniques

OMT Advanced Spinal Manipulation is tailored to meet the needs of participants in addressing frequently encountered problems with the safe and effective delivery of specific HVT thrust techniques, it looks to build your existing knowledge within HVT spinal manipulation and developing and refining your current skill base.

All techniques will be taught with an emphasis on final minor adjustments using minimal force and short and long lever techniques. This bespoke training course has been delivered and taught to therapists worldwide, with the OMT team, training prestigious organisations such as the medical teams at Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC.

OMT Advanced Spinal Manipulation is aimed at therapists with previous experience and relevant qualifications within manipulative therapies, such as Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Sports Therapists we aim to take your skills up to the next level with this challenging and highly rewarding technique classes.

This course is a 2-Day (one weekend) introduction to OMT Advanced Spinal Manipulation.

Review of:

Anatomy and Physiology refreshed

Cervical artery dissection (VBI) and upper cervical spine instability reviewed within best practice

Safety, current research, appropriate clinical testing pre manipulation

Patient screening

Techniques shown but not limited to:

Cervical Spine – OA & AA

Sacro Iliac Joint – SIJ

Gleno – Humeral Joint – G/H





Clinical decision making and evidence informed medicine related to the use of HVT thrust techniques.

Benefits of HVT thrust techniques versus non-thrust techniques.

Identification of difficulties experienced in the application of HVT thrust techniques by participants. Common problems, mistakes and issues within locking a joint, applying HVT to joints. Patient comfort and positioning for effective technique.

Cervical Spine Manipulation. Upper Cervical Spine: OA – AA.

Mid cervical and lower cervical spine thrust techniques.

Summary and Discussion

Can I gain Insurance?

In simple terms yes you can.

As an Allied health professional (Physiotherapist, Osteopath or Chiropractor) these skills should be automatically added to your current insurance to practice with no additional cost, but please check with your insurer.

Non-Allied health professionals such as Sports Therapists, Sports Massage Therapists and Manual Therapists from different backgrounds can still gain full public liability cover to use these techniques within their clinics. You may be required to take out an additional policy specifically for manipulative techniques and we work with a number of UK based insurers such as Insurance who can provide full cover (between £1million and £5million cover) for a minimum additional cost

Please Note:

  • Course handbooks will be provided, and the content of the handbook will be underpinned by a structured PowerPoint presentation by the lecturers
  • Students will be expected to take extra notes regarding areas and techniques that will require more specific explanation or detailed clarification
  • The handbook and PowerPoints are solely to be used as an aide memoire; the lecturers will adapt the content of the course depending on the student’s backgrounds or therapeutic discipline
  • Students are ADVISED to refresh their knowledge of relevant anatomy and physiology prior to attending the course. If students fail to show the required level of knowledge they may be asked to leave the course

Who is this course for?

• Osteopaths / Student Osteopaths
• Physiotherapists / Student Physiotherapists
• Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists
• Sports Therapists / Student Sports Therapists
• Chiropractors / Student Chiropractors
• and other healthcare providers

Please note online qualification cannot be accepted as a manual therapy qualification for this course. We may request evidence of your qualification before accepting your booking onto the course. This will be in the form of an electronic copy of your certificates.

If you are unsure please contact a team member to verify your eligibility to join the course

Course details and Location:

Advanced Spinal Manipulation – £300
The Therapist Training Academy, Speculation Place, Concord House, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2AS
£200 deposit payable on booking with the remaining balance of £100 to be paid on the first day of the course.

Payments made here are deposits and are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The balance of payment is to be paid on course attendance.

Non-Allied health professionals should check with their provider to ensure all additional techniques taught can be added to their existing insurance policy.

Payments made here are deposits and are non-refundable and non-transferable

Book and Pay for Advanced Spinal Manipulation

We are awaiting confirmation of dates, please get in touch if you are interested

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Concord House, Speculation Place, Washington, Tyne and Wear NE37 2AS, UK