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Abdomen 2 (VM2)

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Course Description

(Corresponds to former VM1B)

In this four day course, Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 2, participants will expand on the functional anatomy, hand placements and techniques learned in Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 1 to give them a deeper understanding of the abdominal cavity and its relationship to the cranial, thoracic and pelvic cavities.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned:

  • The deeper structures within the abdominal cavity, focusing on the kidneys, pancreas, spleen, greater omentum, peritoneum, and their connective or suspensory tissues;
  • The concept of restriction planes, mobility and motility;
  • How to begin to incorporate multiple long-lever techniques into clinical VM work;
  • Specific techniques for locating and evaluating each organ, along with the effects and contraindications, learned in a hands-on, lab environment.

Prerequisite: VM1

Required Reading

  • Visceral Manipulation II by Jean-Pierre Barral, DO. Available for $90inc GST. Email admin(at)barralinstitute.com.au or 0411 488198 to order.

Suggested Reading

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, and/or
  • A Regional Atlas of the Human Body by Carmine Clemente
Abdomen 2 (VM2)
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8.5 hours
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Full Fee: $1200inc GST. Early Saver price of $990, applies until the 19th Sept 2019 - Brisbane Early Saver price of $990, applies until the 5th Sept 2020 - Melbourne
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