Classical Osteopathy Introduction Course
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General Information

The Classical Osteopathy Introduction Course is a course taught in 2 seminars of 2 days (28 hours) in workshop format. This course will cover in the principles of Classical Osteopathy in theory and practice according to the concepts of Osteopathic Medicine philosophy. This course confers degree of equivalence to the first 2 seminars of the Specialisation Course in Classical Osteopathy.

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Objectives
  • Introduction to the Concept and Principles of Osteopathy according to its founders: Andrew T. Still & John M. Littlejohn.
  • Introduction to Applied Physiology in the equation Function verses Structure addressing the biomechanics of lines and arcs according to Littlejohn.
  • Introduction to the Mechanical – Physiological reasoning behind the pathology.
  • Introduction to Body Adjustment, in practice, at a safe level of competence.
Program Content
  • Historical-Scientific Reconstitution of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Principles & Osteopathic Injury
  • Applied Biomechanics & Movement Physiology
  • Vertebral Arches & Posture Patterns
  • Physiological Centres
  • Interpretation and Discussion of Case Studies

Teaching staff

Prof. Marco Silvestre
Prof. Hélder Cunha
Prof. Sérgio Santos
Prof. Miguel Oliveira

Addresses
Rua Dr. Álvaro Barreirinhas Cunhal, 20 – A
Bairro Vila Morena
Torres Vedras – Portugal

Hotel Black Tulip
Avenida República 2038,
4430-195 Vila Nova de Gaia
Porto – Portugal

Schedule
9h30 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30

Dates
To schedule

Access Requirements
Candidates with basic training in healthcare.

Maximum number of students per class
24 students per class

Certification
Attendance Certificate in Classical Osteopathy Introduction Course

Single Fee
450€

Note: The application includes the student insurance.

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