BIOMECHANICS, ASSESSMENT AND MANIPULATION OF THE UPPER LIMB WORKSHOP
Sheena Livingstone and Beth MacLaughlin
1/2nd Jul 2023
West Linton (20 minutes from Edinburgh City Bypass)
This workshop will look at the biomechanics of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. It will look at bone alignment, muscle firing order, muscle testing and many other tests for the upper limb. It will then teach you how to manipulate each of the 3 joints to correct anything found.
The workshop will include the following:
Muscle Tests for shoulder, elbow and wrist
Special Tests for the shoulder, elbow and wrist
Manipulations for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand including:
Anterior Humeral Head
Bicipital Groove Adjustment
Unspecified Shoulder Problem
Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis
Wrist Deviation/Carpal Adjustment
The workshop is aimed at therapists with good knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and is therefore limited to Advanced Remedial Massage and Manipulative Therapists. Students in Advanced Remedial Massage will also benefit.
This workshop is also part of the Diploma in Orthopaedic Massage and Manipulation and will be run alongside it.
If you would like to attend this fantastic workshop, please complete the application form.