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Cyriax Spine Clinical Reasoning and Manipulation course (HE17)

17.06.2021 в 8:00 - 20.06.2021 в 17:00

Spine Clinical Reasoning and Manipulation course


During this course you will receive the necessary tools to reach a valid diagnosis in an efficient and fast way.  Based on this diagnosis you will also learn a structured treatment and manipulation strategy.  The focus of this 4 days course lies on objective functional examination, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and efficient manipulation techniques.  All examination and treatment procedures are exercised on eachother.  You will receive standardized examination protocols for the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine.



Topics ETGOM Orthopaedic Medicine course : Spine module

Lumbar spine


  • Specific history taking
  • General history
  • Inspection : what is relevant ?
  • Basic functional examination : how to reach, in a valid and practical way, a diagnosis and

differential diagnosis, respecting red flags

  • Accessory examination
  • (ir)relevance of palpation and other diagnostic procedures
  • Specific indications and contraindications of manipulative techniques ; techniques with and

without traction component

  • Specific indications and contraindications of mechanical traction techniques
  • Specific indication and contraindications of self treatment exercises
  • Creating a treatment strategy with incorporation of prophylactic and self treatment

Mechanisms of spontaneous cure procedures

  • Accessory SI pain provocation examination
  • Clinical reasoning by using a standardized examination protocol incorporating links to

McKenzie and other manual therapy approaches : how to reach a diagnosis and differential

diagnosis ; is there any compatibility between different methods ?

  • Non-mechanical disorders : discover the yellow and red flags
  • Differential diagnosis with SI-joint and hip problems
  • detailed analysis assessment form

Cervical and thoracic spine + extra’s

  • Cervical : history, inspection, functional examination
  • Cervical : pre-manipulative considerations
  • Cervical : manipulation indications-contraindications / treatment techniques / therapeutic


  • Cervical : recapitulation functional examination + extra test for RA
  • Cervical : differential diagnosis – scapular area
  • Lumbar : true false questions
  • Lumbar : Quizz
  • Thoracic : history
  • Thoracic : functional examination
  • Thoracic : manipulation techniques
  • Lumbar : MCQ questions
  • Cervical : more differential diagnosis incl. facet joint – whiplash – adhesions
  • Cervical : analysis assessment form
  • Thoracic : muscular lesions



for bookings till June 30, 2020 – 945 BGN

for bookings from July 1 to August 14, 2020 – 995 BGN

for bookings from 15 August 2020 – 1045 BGN


17.06.2021 в 8:00
20.06.2021 в 17:00


Steven De Coninck


Конферентна зала Physiotherapy.bg
бул. „България“ 51
София, България
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