Visceral Manipulation II: Head, Throat, Chest Structures,
and Sub-diaphramagtic G-I Tract
SLC: December 10 -11, 2021

PDF Class Notebook
16 CEUs
$500 In-Person / $375 via Zoom

Course Description:

Visceral Manipulation II: Head, Throat, and Chest Structures is a continuing education class for manual practitioners who want to improve their current skills in palpation and manual manipulation and expand their knowledge and understanding of the nasopharynx, larynx, and respiratory structures. 

This class will focus on visceral mobility of organs, fascias, nerves, ligaments and capsules of nasopharynx, larynx, and respiratory visceral structures to allow for appropriate movement patterns. 

Restrictions in the nasopharynx, larynx, and respiratory structures can cause decreased mobility and musculoskeletal dysfunction to include pain, loss of function / neuromuscular co-ordination, and weakness in various biomechanical structures that interact with the head, throat, and chest viscera such as the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, the jaw, the vestibular, ocular, and adaptive righting mechanisms, the inner ear (hyperacusis or tinnitus), and breathing, swallowing, chewing, and speaking. 

This class is concerned with the assessment and return to mobility of the nasopharynx, larynx, and respiratory viscera from a biomechanical, neurological, and neurohormonal standpoint and that interaction with other organs, the head, throat, and chest, and body as a whole including reflexes and adaptive patterns.

Additional Details:

Location: Myotherapy College of Utah
3950 S 700 E, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Learning Objectives: Upon course completion, the participant will be able to:

1) Identify, palpate and test the mobility of the head, throat, and chest due to visceral restriction to include joints, capsules / peritoneum, muscles, fascia, blood vessels, lymphatic tissue, and meso-attachments.

2) Ask appropriate patient history questions that take into account new, research-based understanding of upper body visceral function;

3) Demonstrate various treatment strategies such as Fascial Release, Counterstrain-positional release, Neurolymphatic and Neurovascular Techniques, and NeuroDynamic Reintegration© (NDR©).

4) Perform appropriate Global and Regional provocation tests for the nasopharynx, larynx, and respiratory viscera.

5) Apply a specific Home Exercise / Self-Treatment Program based on objectively assessed neuromuscular imbalance and somatic dysfunction.

Materials Provided: A binder of the course materials will be provided to each student to follow along and take notes during the lecture and lab portions of the class.

Target audience: Licensed healthcare providers including, but not limited to:

PT, AT, DC, MT, RN, OT, LMT, and ND.

16 contact hours – 16 1-A hours anticipated  

Instructors: Neal O'Neal, PT

Class is held 9-6 Friday and Saturday.

Fees: $500/student for in-person attendance, $375 for Zoom attendance, Associates of Autumn Mayberry may utilize a discount code found on her website. Course limited to 24 students.

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. ANS Balance HRV and Pursuit PT reserve the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. Neither ANS Balance HRV nor Pursuit PT is NOT responsible for registrant’s non-refundable airfare, accommodations or fees.

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