Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Seminar: Diagnosis & Osteopathic Treatment of Leg Length Discrepancy

Seminar: Diagnosis & Osteopathic Treatment of Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD)

Seminar Presenter: manual osteopath; Dr. Shahin Pourgol, president and a professor of NUMSS

Time: 2 hours.  Includes lectures & practical demonstration of manual osteopathic techniques and tests

Format: campus based at the National Academy of Osteopathy campus at York University Heights campus located at 121 Limestone Crescent in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as well as online video lectures worldwide. The in-campus Attendees get the opportunity to practice the techniques at our classroom in Toronto on each other under supervision of Dr. Pourgol and ask questions. Online attendees have the ability to watch the videos on-demand.

Fee: 50 EURO (or $75 Canadian). A receipt is issued for you to use as a business expenses for tax deduction purposes.

CEU: This seminar is eligible to be used for two hours of continuing education unit (CEU)

Eligibility: open to all health professionals.

Course Aim: Up to 75% of the population have leg length discrepancy including 2/3 of patients with low back pain. Leg length discrepancy will be discussed in detail with focus on diagnosis and osteopathic treatment. Attendees learn how to diagnose LLD and how to differentiate between structural and functional causes of LLD. Tests to detect and measure LLD will be shown. Additionally specific manual osteopathic techniques are demonstrated that can help patients with LLD.

Course Outcome: Upon completion of the seminar; attendees will be able to diagnose Leg Length Differences and to treat it. Over 80% of patients with LLD respond positively to manual osteopathic care.

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