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Brian Mulligan Examination And Treatment For The Upper Quadrant

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Along with the Lower Quadrant, this course forms one of the two 'core' units of the Mulligan Concept Program.  Presented by Mr. Mark Oliver (certified Mulligan concepts teacher), this 2-day practical workshop provides participants with new examination and easy to apply treatment skills. Participants must be registered as a physiotherapist, chiropractor, osteopath or medical practitioner with AHPRA.

The unique examination and treatment techniques were developed by New Zealand physiotherapist Brian Mulligan for the upper limb and cervical spine. Specific techniques taught include NAGs, SNAGs, MWMs and PRPs.

Mark has had the privilege of Brian’s mentoring since 1981 which continues to this day. He is Australia's most experienced Mulligan Concept teacher having taught the approach intensively since 1988.

Learning Outcomes

  1. At the completion of this course, participants should have a good understanding of the Scandinavian concept of joint mobilisation.
  2. At the completion of this course, participants should have a basic understanding of the Mulligan concept of mobilisation with movement and the clinical reasoning process it is based on.
  3. At the completion of this course, participants should have a basic understanding of the “Pain Release Phenomenon” (PRP) concept and be able to perform PRP techniques to structures of the upper limbs and cervical spine.
  4. the completion of this course, participants should be able to perform basic mobilisation with movement and self – mobilisation with movement treatment techniques to joints of the upper limb, cervical spine, thoracic spine and ribs.
  5. At the completion of this course, participants should be able to perform NAGs and SNAGs to the cervical spine.
  6. At the completion of this course participants will be expected to be aware of the current research and publications related to the Mulligan concept.
  7. At the completion of this course, participants should be able to perform spinal mobilisation with arm movement techniques.
  8. At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to apply appropriate Mulligan Concept techniques to the upper cervical spine for headaches and autonomic phenomenon associated with upper cervical dysfunction.

Participants are required to; Mull upp2

  1. Have a sound knowledge of human anatomy and biomechanics
  2. Be fully aware of the contraindications to manual therapy and adhere to appropriate examination and treatment guidelines
  3. Comply with the most important Mulligan Concept guideline: When applying a Mobilization with Movement (MWM) technique, if you take up the slack and it is painful, DO NOT PROCEED
  4. Possess competent handling and communication skills, to facilitate patient compliance with instructions
  5. To treat other participants with the same care and respect accorded to patients
  6. Take personal responsibility for any conditions you may have that might be exacerbated by practicing manual therapy skills: INFORM YOUR FELLOW PARTICIPANTS
Mulligan's Upper Quadrant Course

KEY EDUCATION FOR RECENT GRADUATES

Along with the Lower Quadrant Course, this course forms one of the two 'core' units of the Mulligan Concept Program. This 2-day practical workshop provides clinical reasoning strategies and detailed instruction on the unique examination and treatment techniques developed by New Zealand physiotherapist Brian Mulligan. The Mulligan Concept of examination and treatment is one of the most popular approaches used in manual treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Presented by Mr. Mark Oliver (certified Mulligan concepts teacher), Mark has had the privilege of Brian’s mentoring since 1981 which continues to this day. He is Australia's most experienced Mulligan Concept teacher having taught the approach intensively since 1988.

An AAP Education Accredited Course. AHPRA CPD 16 hours.

Event Date Sat 22 Jun, 2019
Event End Date Sun 23 Jun, 2019
Available place 18
Location SCGH - Physio Department

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available place
AAP Education Member

Free lifetime membership + benefits with course

$550.00 7
APA Member $550.00 7
Rural and Remote Clinician Scholarship

Eligibility = Only Rural zone RA 3/4/5.

$450.00 2
New & Recent Graduate Scholarship

Eligibility = graduated 2017/8. Free lifetime membership + benefits with course

$450.00 2