Peripheral Nerve Manipulation: Upper Body (NM2)

CPD/CPE: 18hrs

Full Fee: $1100inc GST.
The early Saver Price of $950 ends on the 3rd August, 2022.

Course Description

This three day course explores evaluation and treatment techniques for peripheral nerves of the upper body and explores, in detail, the anatomy and function of the peripheral nerves of the upper body.

Integrative treatment requires attention to mechanical relationships between the cranium/spine hard frame, and the dural and neural elements. NM provides approaches to address restrictions of the dural and neural components not commonly focused on with musculoskeletal symptoms.

Additionally, traumatic nerve lesions typically do not result in a recognizable, well-defined, clinical picture. Instead a broad spectrum of disturbances can be found. NM treatments change intra- and extra-neural pressure and improve sympathetic function to blood vessels due to the auto-innervation of the sympathetic ganglia and sympathetic innervation of peri-neural connective tissues, both of which are affected with treatment of fixations in the nerve sheaths.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned:

  • The anatomy and function of the peripheral nerves of the upper body’
  • Typical pain patterns that arise from dysfunction of these peripheral nerves;
  • Evaluation methods and treatment techniques to facilitate normal functioning of these peripheral nerves;
  • Various methods for releasing restrictions in nerves;
  • Practical integration of these techniques and skills into treatment sessions.

Prerequisite: NM1 or VTWI

Required Reading

  • Manual Therapy For The Peripheral Nerves by Jean-Pierre Barral, RPT, DO and Alain Croibier DO. Available for $110inc GST, email admin@barralinstitute.com.au or call 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.

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AJdeKoningA.J. de Koning is an Osteopath and Physical Therapist from the Netherlands and currently resides in Italy. He has been a certified Visceral Manipulation and CranioSacral Therapy instructor since 1995 for The Barral Institute and The Upledger Institute. He currently teaches nineteen different levels of post-graduate continuing education courses in manual medicine throughout the world. In July, 2008 he earned the Barral Institute Diplomate Certification. This is the highest level of Certification given by Jean Pierre Barral, Alain Croibier and the Barral Institute.A.J. is an Owner and Instructor for ICOMM, the International College for Osteopathic Manual Medicine in Italy. A.J. maintains a busy practice in Rome where he uses Visceral Manipulation, Neural Manipulation, VisceroVascular Manipulation and New Manual Articular Approach evaluation and treatment techniques with all of his patients. A.J. is also spearheading an on-going research project on the role of Visceral Manipulation for cardiac patients.

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Date/Time 15/08/2014 - 17/08/2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location The Travelodge Hotel Docklands Melbourne, 66 Aurora Ln, Docklands, Melbourne, VIC, Australia


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