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25 February 2017

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08h00 to 17h00

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Myofascial release for Physios

Programme 2016

You can download this programme here


08h00 ? 08h30                                    Registration 


08h30 ? 10h00                                    Introduction and Overview

·         Challenging common concepts

·         Fascia versus muscles

·         Stress response theories


10h00 ? 10h30                                    Tea


10h30 ? 12h30                                   Myofascial Release Techniques       

(Demonstration and Practical)

·         Skin rolling

·         Cross-arm technique

·         Thumb-finger technique

·         Diagonal releases

·         Psoas release

·         Cross-thumb technique


12h30 ? 13h00                                    Lunch


13h00 ? 15h00                                    Myofascial Release Techniques  Continued      

(Demonstration and Practical)

·         Skin rolling

·         Cross-arm technique

·         Thumb-finger technique

·         Diagonal releases

·         Psoas release

·         Cross-thumb technique


15h00 ? 15h30                                    Tea


15h30 ? 17h00                                    Clinical Applications (Demonstration)

                                                            Demonstrating the approach related to

                                                            common musculoskeletal conditions.

                                                            ?Listening to walking?

                                                            Orthotics testing


Please ensure you wear suitable clothing for upper and lower body assessment and treatment. Also if you have trainers/running shoes, please bring along as well. If anyone wears orthotics, please bring these too. Please bring your own lunches unless otherwise informed. There is a lot of work to cover in one day, so please be prompt after teas and lunches. Thank you.

Reading list:

The Endless Web by R Louis Schultz and Rosemary Feitis

Anatomy Trains by Thomas Myers

Myofascial Massage by Marian Wolfe

See also the articles here


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