Course Sponsor/Host: Nova Scotia Orthopeadic Division
Registration Dates: Open
Registration Fees: $1552.50 incl GST/HST-OPD Member; $1610.00 incl GST/HST-CPA; $1955.00 incl GST/HST-Non-CPA
Registration Form: Download Form
November 29-December 2
The Level II Lower Quadrant course is a twelve-day course involving the examination and treatment of the lumbar spine, pelvic girdle and lower extremity. Relevant anatomy and pathology will be covered. Practical sessions of spinal mobilization and stabilization, peripheral joint mobilization and manipulation will follow demonstrations, which will allow participants to develop proficient manual therapy skills.
Alison Beaton graduated from Dalhousie University in 2003 and received her Advanced Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2009; her MClSc From Western in 2012; and Sports Diploma in 2014. She spent much of her career with the Cirque du Soleil, has held Orthopaedic clinical positions all across Canada and volunteered both with National level sports teams and in communities in South Africa and South America. In Halifax, Alison is co-owner of and works at Scotia Physiotherapy, and instructs in the orthopaedic assessment and gross anatomy labs at Dalhousie University. She is the current chair of the NS Orthopaedic Section. Alison brings a unique perspective to teaching orthopaedic assessment and problem solving in treatment.