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Manual Therapy 1

To enable students to apply novice level psychomotor skills of handling the body and Osteopathic assessment of the axial skeleton

Course Code BMSH603
Level 6
Credits 15


  • Apply and analyse beginner manual therapy techniques to the axial skeleton.
  • Appraise application of the principles of spinal mechanics in joint motion testing and articulation as applied to the axial skeleton.
  • Use and reflect on clinical observation and reporting skills as applied to clinical diagnosis of the axial skeleton.
  • Analyse the theoretical and physiological basis of soft tissue manipulation techniques.

Delivered as part of the following programmes