Balanced Ligamentous Tension

Dr Sutherland’s approach to treatment of the whole body using Balanced Ligamentous Tension (BLT) Part Two

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Pre-requisites: None

Date: December 1 & 2 2018

Venue: Auckland

Course Summary

The traditional BLT curriculum has been reviewed by Dr Julie Fendall and Dr Jill Headifen, who have studied BLT techniques with Dr Ann Wales. It will be presented in a new format consisting of two 2-day programs: Parts One and Two.

BLT Parts One and Two are stand-alone and complimentary courses that are open to all osteopaths. Participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills to enhance their practice. This includes:

  • Understanding the principles of balanced physiological motion (BLT/BMT, balanced fascial tension)
  • Enhancing knowledge of functional anatomy
  • Improving/refining palpation skills
  • Learning and practising new treatment approaches and techniques

There will be a tutor to student ratio of 1:6 in all practical sessions, this means one tutor looking after 3 pairs.

Dr Sutherland’s approach to treatment of the whole body using Balanced Ligamentous Tension (BLT) Part 1

Pre-requisites: None

Date: March 2019

Venue: Melbourne

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.

The 2019 program BLT Part 1 will discuss and explore Dr Sutherland’s approach diagnosis and treatment of articular joints in relation to a whole body approach.

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

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

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.