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Extremity Adjusting Workshop

Course Date

Start: 12th May 2018 @ 09:00am
End: 12th May 2018 @ 17:00pm

Course Location

AECC University College
13-15 Parkwood Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England


Course Description

During this hands on workshop you will learn how to adjust the extremity joints using a variety of techniques  – High velocity low amplitude (HVLA) manipulation and manipulation using the Thuli board and table drop piece.  Dr. Kazemi will provide a brief introduction on the state of research in extremity manipulation and effectiveness as well as the principles of adjusting using a drop piece and manual HVLA.  He will demonstrate and guide you through adjusting of extremity joints.  You will have ample opportunity to practice with a partner and receive personalized feedback. Review of the material learned as well as a question and answer period will end the workshop.



Seminar Goals:

  • To recognize extremity joint restriction
  • To understand indications and contraindications to extremity joint adjustments
  • To be informed of the evidence on extremity adjusting
  • To learn how to use a Thulie board and the principles of drop piece adjusting
  • To learn various adjustments for extremity joints


Monday you will be able to:


  • To assess extremities for restrictions
  • To communicate indications and or contraindications to extremity adjusting to your patients
  • To effectively provide extremity adjusting to your patients


Schedule for the day

9:00- 10:45    Introduction to extremity adjustment evidence and technique Upper limb- Hand and wrist

10:45- 11:00   Break

11:00-12:30   Upper limb-Elbow and Shoulder (AC &GH)

12:30-13:30   Lunch

13:30-15:00   Scapula, Hip & Knee

15:00-15:15   Nutritional break

15:15-16:30   Ankle & Foot

16:30-17:00   Review & questions


Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Carleen Coombes

Course Contact Email