CST & MET for the Pelvis & Lumbar Spine

Course Outline

DAY ONE – Decompactions of L5-S1, Sacrum, Ilium, and Sacroiliac Joints, Muscle Energy Technique for the Sacrum, Craniosacral Technique for the Sacrum

Time

Topic

Instructor

Hands On?

09:00:00 Welcome and Introductions Both (20 min)
09:20:00 Overview of the Class Both (20 min)
09:40:00 Review of Decompaction Technique Sheryl (10 min)
09:50:00 Technique: Decompaction of L5-S1 Katherine Yes (30 min)
10:20:00 Technique: Decompaction of the Sacrum: Intraosseous Lesions Sheryl Yes (30 min)
10:50:00 Technique: Decompaction of the Ilium: Intraosseous Lesions Sheryl Yes (30 min)
11:20:00 Technique: Decompaction of the Sacroiliac Joint Katherine Yes (30 min)
11:50:00 Technique: Respiratory Diaphragm Sheryl Yes (40 min)
12:30:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:20:00 Technique: Pelvic Diaphragm Sheryl Yes (40 min)
2:00:00 Introduction and Assessment for MET for Sacrum Both (15 min)
2:15:00 Technique: MET Upslipped Ilim Sheryl Yes (30 min)
2:45:00 Technique: MET Sacrum LOR/ROL Axis Sheryl Yes (30 min)
3:15:00 Technique: MET Sacrum ROR/LOL Axis Sheryl Yes (30 min)
3:45:00 BREAK
4:00:00 Technique: Sacral Float Katherine Yes (30 min)
4:30:00 Technique: Hoover Sacrum Sheryl Yes (30 min)
5:00:00 Technique: Dural Tube Revisited Sheryl Yes (20 min)
5:20:00 Wrap Up, Closing Both (10 min)
5:30:00 DISMISSED

Total Hands-On Time: 6.2 Hours
*Pelvic Craniosacral techniques will be demonstrated and practiced concurrently.


DAY TWO – Muscle Energy Technique for the Ilia (Sacroiliac Joints and Sympysis Pubis), Muscle Energy Technique for the Lumbar Spine, Craniosacral Technique for the Ilia

Time

Topic

Instructor

Hands On?

09:00:00 Introduction and Assessment for MET for the Ilia Sheryl (20 min)
09:20:00 Technique: Anterior/Posterior Rotations Ilia Sheryl Yes (30 min)
09:50:00 Technique: Inflare/Outflare Lesions Ilia Sheryl Yes (30 min)
10:20:00 BREAK
10:30:00 Introduction and Assessment for MET for Lumbar Spine Sheryl (10 min)
10:40:00 Technique: FRS Lesions Lumbar Spine Sheryl Yes (30 min)
11:10:00 Technique: ERS Lesions Lumbar Spine Sheryl Yes (30 min)
11:40:00 REVIEW Sheryl (10 min)
11:50:00 Technique: FSR Lesions Lumbar Spine Sheryl Yes (40 min)
12:30:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:30:00 Technique: 10 Step Cranial Protocol Katherine Yes (80 min)
2:50:00 BREAK
3:10:00 Technique: 10 Step Cranial Protocol Katherine Yes (80 min)
4:30:00 Course Survey Both (30 min)
5:00:00 DISMISSED

Total Hands-On Time: 5.7 Hours


Statement of Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, student will know:

  • How to assess for ineffectively operating spinal segments and joints in the lumbar spine and pelvis
  • How to assess for decreased vitality in the cranial system in the pelvic bowl
  • How to increase range of motion and decrease pain of the lumbar spine and pelvis using dural manipulation
  • How to increase range of motion and decrease pain of the lumbar spine and pelvis using decompaction
  • How to increase range of motion and decrease pain of the lumbar spine and pelvis using muscle energy technique
  • How to assess for cranial lesions in the pelvis
  • How to treat cranial lesions in the pelvis using indirect technique
  • How to assess for dural lesions in the pelvis
  • How to treat dural lesions in the pelvis
  • How to improve vitality in the cranial system, including the pelvis, through manipulation of the dural tube
  • How to integrate therapeutic impact in the body into the central chain or dural tube