Professional development courses for manual therapists including Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors etc.

Dates for 2020

If you have any questions with regards to any of the courses below please feel free to contact us.

You can secure your place on any of the courses by either paying for the course in full or by paying the deposit (please note that if you pay the deposit you must pay the outstanding amount before the early bird, otherwise you may have to pay the full amount). 


11 and 12th January 2020– Medical Acupuncture/Dry Needling Course

8 and 9th February 2020– Taping For Musculo-Skeletal Therapists Complete Workshop Using All Methods Of Taping- Sports, Kinesiology & ActiveTape

22nd February 2020– Spinal & Peripheral Hvt/ Manipulation (Grade 5 Mobilisation Course)

7th March 2020– The TMJ Joint- An Osteopathic Approach

21 and 22nd March 2020– Obsteric Osteopathy Course

4th April 2020– Sarco-Illiac (S/I) Joint and Pelvis

5th April 2020– Strain Counterstrain (Positional Release)

25 and 26th April 2020-Medical Acupuncture/ Dry Needling Course

25th April 2020– Rehabilitation of The Knee Joint

9 and 10th May 2020– Taping for Musulo-Skeletal Therapist Complete Taping Workshop Using Three Methods Of Taping-Sports, Kinesiology& ActiveTape

6th June 2020-Cupping For Musculo-Skeletal Therapists

12 and 13th July 2020– Taping for Musculo-Skeletal Therapists Complete Taping Workshop Using All Methods Of Taping-Sports, Kinesiology & ActiveTape

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Currently most of our courses are located at the London School of Osteopathy, which is only 5-10 minute walk from Tower Bridge with easy access to local transport and services. We also host courses at other locations. Please checkout our courses and see if there is one near you, if there isn’t please contact us about organisning a course near you.

‘Great course. Have done previous courses with Danny and Ben and courses are always at a high standard, very practical and I always feel confident enough to put into practice the skills I learnt the following day in clinic ‘


Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th January 2020.

@London School of Osteopathy

The aim of the course is to make you feel trained, competent and confident to use dry needling/medical acupuncture the next day you are in clinic.

Course will cover the following:

  • Rationale and history of using medical acupuncture / dry needling
    · Clinical implications
    · Contra-indications and considerations
    · Identify and locating myofascial trigger points
    · The best conditions and symptoms to use medical acupuncture / dry needling
    · How to combine medical acupuncture / dry needling into your treatments to develop a comprehensive approach and awareness when to use and not

The course will also discuss the anatomy of the area treating and the clinical and practical implications of doing dry needling / medical acupuncture to these areas.

The course will be a combination of lecturing and demonstrations, but will also be very practical based to help you develop a sound knowledge base and practical skills to use in your clinic.

Course cost £290 plus course handbook and pre-read
Early bird £270 (if paid before 31st December 2019)
Student £250

All participants will also receive some needles at the end of the course to take away and use.


Dry Needling Jan


Saturday 22ND February Spinal, Sunday 23rd  February 2020 Peripheral 

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

This course is designed for all Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and manual therapists that already have some
understanding of manipulation but who wish to refresh and improve their skills and learn new techniques.

The course is spread over two days, the first day is focused on Spinal manipulation, which covers everything from the O/A to the S/I. The second day is peripheral joint manipulation and covers both upper and lower extremities.

The courses can be booked as a package or as single days.

Course will cover clinical presentations & contra-indications

Day 1 Spinal HVT
Joints covered – Occipital-Atlas
SacroiIiac joint

Day 2 Peripheral HVT
Joints covered – Acrominal-Clavicular
Foot and Ankle

Course can be booked as a single day or two days

Course Fees

£150 for single day (£125 Early Bird paid before 9th February 2020)
£280 for both days (£240 Early Bird paid before 9th February 2020)

Discounts available for final year students

HVT Course Feb 2020

Obstetric Osteopathy Course
Saturday 21 st and Sunday 22nd March 2020
@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange
Road, London

Two day course looking at the treatment and management of expectant mothers.
This course is lead by the highly experienced Helen Robinson, who is a Midwife, Doula and a
registered Osteopath and lecturer. With Helen's unique skills and experience, she will take you
step by step in the management of pregnant women and how this can change through the length

of the pregnancy. This is the ideal course for any manual therapist in the treatment of pregnant
The aims of this CPD course are to:
· Increase your confidence in the assessment and treatment of pregnant women
· To ensure that you are very familiar with the common pathologies of pregnancy, aware of signs
and symptoms, management and are confident in when it is appropriate to refer
· To improve knowledge of common terminology used in maternity care
· Ensure good awareness of the legal and moral responsibilities of the practitioner with respect to
pregnant women
· To discuss the differences in case history taking and vigilance in monitoring the progress of her
· To practice adapting manual techniques for pregnancy
This is a very comprehensive two day course that is run only once a year due to Helen's NHS
commitments, so don't miss out and book your place today
Course Fee £280 for both days
(£240 Early Bird paid before 7th March 2020)

Obstetric Osteopathy Course 2020



Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th February 2020

@London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

This course can be either attended as a day and a half course covering all aspects of taping


For those who already have experience with using sports rigid tape and k-tape you can attend just the second half day that covers the use of Active Tape.

Course covers all the key techniques for all clinical and sports practitioners. You will leave this workshop training program 100% equipped to deal with any type of injury/pain presentation both at the clinic and sports club level.

This course is one of the most comprehensive taping courses anywhere, covering the use of three different taping styles.

Plus a free tape at the end of the course.

Course will cover conditions such as:

Plantar Fasciitis
Muscle Strains
Joint Sprains
Low Back Pain (Fixing and Unloading)
Rotator Cuff injuries
Postural Adaptations 

Rehabilitation / Prevention

Sports Injuries

Lymphatic taping

and more…

This course is one of the most clinically relevant taping workshops. We educate and train you how, when and what tapes should be used at each stage of recovery unlike any other courses. The courses are completely patient and clinically focused!

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Plus you get free tape at the end of the course.

Course costs £190 1 and half day (12 hours)
Early Bird (if paid before 31st January 2020)- £175
Student rate -£165

Half Day Active Tape—£80
Early Bird—£70 (if paid before 31st January 2020)
Student Rate—£60

Taping Course Feb 2020

The TMJ Joint – An Osteopathic Approach

Saturday 7th March 2020

@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange Road, London

A truly global approach to addressing the underlying causes of long term TMJ problems. The ​​​​​​course will discuss the anatomy and assessment of the TMJ as well as the predisposing and maintaining factors that hinder good treatment outcomes. Case scenarios and consent for working with patients with TMJ issues will also be discussed. 

The course will explore how the whole body can influence the TMJ and how it in return can influence the body and the posture of the patient.

Course will also include external and internal techniques used for TMJ issues. Ideal course for any manual therapist with an interest in this field.

Danny Church (Osteopath) course leader has over 18 years’ experience working within dental clinics working closely with dental surgeons, allowing him to share genuine clinical experience of treating these issues with everyone on the course.

Course Price £150
Early Bird £125 (If paid before 22nd Feb 2020)
Student and new grad £115

TMJ Course March 2020

Sarco-Illiac (S/I) Joint and Pelvis
Saturday 4 th April 2020
@ London School of Osteopathy, Grange
Road, London

The Sacroiliac (SI) Joint is an area that is supported by dense ligaments and many complex
structures, and has always been an area of much discussion and debate over the years. The SI
Joint and Pelvic Ring is an area frequently injured by trauma and falls in sport and general
activities, and has an increased risk of dysfunction during pregnancy and postpartum, but by
some a forgotten or poorly understood area.
This course will explore the anatomy, evaluation and treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint and Pelvis.
This will include how the joints and pelvis can be directly and indirectly influenced by the other
areas of the body and the assessment of these.
The aim of this course is to develop your understanding of the Sacroiliac Joint and the bio-
mechanics of the Pelvis.
At the end you will be able to assess, identify, treat and rehabilitate this complex area, and aid
your patients recovery.
This course is open to Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and final year students of
these. The course is also open to Sports Therapists from level 3 upwards.
To book a place on this course click on the payment link below.
Course price £150
Early Bird £125 (if paid before 20 th March 2020)

Sacro-Iliac and Pelvis April 2020

Please note that we will help as much as possible if you have any issues with gaining insurance to cover the new skills you have learnt on our courses, but it is your responsibility to check with your insurance provider before attending any of the courses.

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Telephone: 07711521233


Location: Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (York Place) Hotel
44 York Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3HU, United Kingdom

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