Dr Sutherland’s approach to treatment of

the whole body using

Balanced Ligamentous Tension (BLT)



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Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 March 2018



Melbourne : Oaks On Market

Course Director

Julie Fendall


Course Summary


The BLT curriculum has been reviewed by Dr Julie Fendall and Dr Jill Headifen, who have studied Balanced Ligamentous Tension with Dr Ann Wales.


It is now presented in a new format consisting of two 2-day programs: BLT Parts 1 & 2 These are stand-alone and complimentary courses that are open to all osteopaths.


BLT Part 1 held in 2015-2017, concentrated on the ligamentous articular strains of the spine and extremities.


In this course, BLT Part 2, Dr Sutherland’s approach to the whole body will be continued.

Participants will build on valuable knowledge and skills to enhance clinical practice:-

  • Exploring the principles of Balanced Ligamentous & Membranous Tension
  • Enhancing knowledge of Functional Anatomy, asssisting Respiration, Lymphatic Drainage and the Body’s Immune Response.
  • Improving & refining Palpation skills to Deepen the Efficacy of treatment
  • Learning & Rehearsing different Treatment Approaches & Techniques

In Part 2, the Lower Extremity & Pelvis will be explored in more detail; Treatment of the Pelvic Floor, Respiratory Diaphragm & Thoracic Inlet will be addressed, along with the associated Fascial & Lymphatic Systems.


The course is very practical and you will learn many techniques to utilise on your patients.  Over the two day course you will work on the limbs and all areas of the spine.  This course is helpful if you are wanting to begin incorporating some indirect techniques into your current treatment style.

No previous experience in working with the Primary Respiratory Mechanism is required for participation in this course.   There will be a tutor to student ratio of 1:6 in all practical sessions, this means one tutor looking after 3 pairs.


Course Fees

Early Bird Registration $990.00 (closes 26th February 2018)

Standard Registration $1140.00 (paid after 26th February 2018)


Please note that all prices are in Australian dollars and GST inclusive.

Please be aware that due to demand, registrations cannot be confirmed until full payment is made.