Treatment of the Pelvis and Lumbar Spine Level 1 course- Sat 5 & Sunday 6 June 2021




Date: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June 2021

15.5 Course points/PD Points

This Brisbane course has been rescheduled to June 2021 Due to Covid 19 travel restrictions. Places will be restricted due to Social distancing

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This 2 day practical course will take you through current research in lumbar & pelvic anatomy, biomechanics & treatment in order to explain current concepts of joint stability and the mechanisms that assist load transfer through the lumbo-pelvic region. A biomechanical framework is used to introduce comprehensive assessment & treatment techniques for the pubic symphysis,sacroiliac joint, and lumbar spine articulations.

You will learn Clinical assessment tests that provide information about functional stability and mobility of the pelvic articulations and lumbar spine then learn how these can assist your diagnosis of articular, myofascial and motor control dysfunctions in the lumbo-pelvic region. You will then learn practical application of muscle energy techniques and articular techniques for the pubic symphysis, SI Joints and lumbar facet joint injuries, in order to provide a patient specific treatment plan.

Course Aims:

  • Review anatomy and biomechanics of the pelvis and lumbar spine, with interpretation of current research findings in this area of science.
  • Review the definitions of joint stability and functional load transfer through the lumbo-pelvic region.
  • Apply a biomechanical model in order to define dysfunction in the lumbo-pelvic region such as excessive compression (stiff joints, fixated joints, overactive global muscle activation) or insufficient compression (loose joints, insufficient or altered  recruitment of the local muscle system).
  • Present a biomechanical framework as a basis for assessment of articular and muscular function in the lumbar spine and pelvic region.
  • Provide practical sessions to teach functional assessment of Pelvic mobility and Stability
  • Provide practical sessions during which muscle energy and articular techniques are applied to specific Musculo-skeletal dysfunctions of the lumbar spine and pubic symphysis and SIJ’s.
  • Discuss common dysfunctional patterns found in the lumbo-pelvic region, and how to use clinical findings to develop an effective treatment plan that incorporates appropriate manual therapy, specific exercise rehabilitation, and effective education.

AMTA 2021 Schedule for Treatment of the Pelvis & Lumbar Spine Brisbane:

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June 2021

Sign in and registration at the course: 8.45am Saturday in the Avro Room

Course times: 9am to 5.15pm Saturday & Sunday

Venue: Avro room at Royal on the Park Brisbane

Address152 Alice St, Brisbane City QLD 4001

 PARKING & TRANSPORT: Please go the hotel website to access their location map.

For public transport: The free City Loop bus service provides high frequency public transport access within the Brisbane CDB. The city loop operates
in an anti-clockwise direction around the Brisbane CBD from the red signposted bus stops, using distinctive red busses.
There is a red bus stop opposite the hotel on Alice Street. Additional information can be found in the link below:


Car parking: at The Park on the Royal hotel is available for evennt guests at a discounted rate of  $25 per vehicle per day on Saturday’s and Sundays.


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