Exploring Visceral Fascia

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
  • Recognize 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


Key Details

  • Contact Hours: 6.0 hrs
  • When: Sun, 06 March 2022
  • Start Time: 8:30 AM
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Format: Lecture and Hands-on
  • Language: English
  • Venue: Australian Shiatsu College


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