Exploring Visceral Fascia

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Presented By

Elizabeth Howard
Advanced Pain Management Osteopath


September 13, 2020 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Suited To

Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors

Get to the guts of your patients’ symptoms.

Stretching from head to pelvis, the visceral fascia is the most complex layer of fascia in the body and fundamentally involved with major vasculature, thoracic and abdominal systems. Learn to confidently examine and treat your patients viscero-fascial contributors to their pain or dysfunction in this course from osteopath Liz Howard.

You will practice a range of effective techniques and protocols that will enable you to confidently treat the supportive fascia of the thorax and abdominal viscera, including links to the musculo-skeletal system.

Exploring Visceral Fascia has a strong practical focus including treatment protocols (including patient education and self-management tools) that you can use immediately in your practice to improve patient outcomes.

Learning outcomes

  • Update and extend your understanding of the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the visceral fascia of the thorax and abdomen
  • Discover the key questions to ask in the case history to help identify viscero-fascial dysfunction contributing to their symptoms
  • Recognise when your patient will benefit from direct or indirect viscero-fascial techniques
  • Learn treatment protocols and planning for common presentations involving viscero-fascial restrictions
  • Learn and practice new techniques you can use to confidently treat visceral fascia.
  • Learn simple patient education and self-management tools

Related Learning

This course follows Liz Howard’s popular Myofascial Release course which explores the functional anatomy and amazing properties of fascia and introduced assessment, protocols and techniques to address myofascial restrictions and contributors to pain. Completion of Myofascial Release is recommended for registration in Exploring Visceral Fascia.

Where possible both Myofascial Release and Exploring Visceral Fascia will be presented on the same weekend allowing attendance to both courses at a discounted rate.

Find out more about Myofascial Release here.

Course Details

The Treating Visceral Fascia course is applicable to all allied health manual therapy practitioners that have completed Liz Howard’s Myofascial Release course or are already very familiar with myofascial techniques. It will include practical examination and treatment protocols you will be able to use with confidence in your practice.

The course will run from 8:30AM to 4PM. Places are limited to 20 attendees. It also includes morning and afternoon tea, printed notes and an e-certificate of attendance for your CPD records. The course can be counted as 6 hours CPD.

2-Day Course Deal

Attendees have a limited opportunity to register for both this course and Myofascial Release on the previous day for the discounted price of $750+GST. This is highly recommended for those that wish to complete Exploring Visceral Fascia but have not previously completed Liz Howard's Myofascial Release.

About the Presenter

Liz Howard has more than 20 years’ experience as an osteopath, pain educator and clinical specialist in sacral neuromodulation.

Liz has more than 16 years’ experience teaching at multiple Australian universities and as a CPD provider.

Her teaching experience ranges from lectures and technique in Undergraduate and Master’s Osteopathic programs (University of Western Sydney, Southern Cross University), clinical supervision of Osteopathic students (UWS, SCU, SportsMed Mumbai), Osteopathy Australia National Conference presentation, Pelvic Floor Seminars, GP education evenings and Allied Health events.

Find out more about Liz Howard experience here.


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