Chiropractic Manipulation, C.M.

About the Course
Diploma in Chiropractic Manipulation, C.M.
Basic Training in Clinical Chiropractic Manipulation (100 Hours)

Students applying to this Course need to have Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Course.
Students should have already qualified in another Health Discipline.
Students should have a total of at least 2 years of previous study in health care.

Reading Required
Recommended Books on Chiropractic Manipulation, and recommended Anatomy Books.

Course Material
The School holds the Original Course Materials in respect to the Teachings of Chiropractic Manipulation, this are given free of charge and are part of the Teaching Materials, these include DVD material.

Basic Training in Clinical Chiropractic Manipulation

Course Syllabus

Part I

History, Philosophy, Science & Art of Chiropractic
Global Adjustment Techniques
Examination & Adjustment Techniques Sacro-Iliac
Examination & Lumbar Spine adjustment techniques
Examination & Adjustment techniques of lower extremities (ankle, knee and hip)
Examination & Techniques of upper extremities Adjustments (Hand-wrist, elbow and scapular girdle)
Examination & Adjustment techniques of Thoracic spine and transverse cost
Cervical Spine Examination and Adjustment Techniques
Examination and ATM tuning techniques
Introduction to Spinography

Part II

Chiropractic Specific Exams
Leg check test-Dariefield
Thompson test (Sacral test)
Fanning test (Iliac test)
Gillet test
Motion Palpation test
Goenstead review
Special Techniques of Pull move & Push move
Herniated Disc and Chiropractic Approaches

Part III

Specific Differential Orthopedic Examinations:
Diagnostic Accuracy test
Grava test
Impact Femoral test
Speed test
Palm up test
Gerber test
O'brain test

Part IV

Complementary Techniques PLUS
Chicago Technique
Mennel -Stodard Technique
Cyriax Lumbar
Manual Therapy of ATM



     Core competencies


  1.     Training Curriculum for Chiropractic Manipulation Techniques


Manipulation: the act, process, or an instance of manipulating especially a body part by manual examination and treatment; especially: adjustment of faulty structural relationships by manual means (as in the reduction of fractures or dislocations or the breaking down of adhesions) in "Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary".

Manipulation is the cornerstone of Osteopathy and Chiropractic.

Chiropractic Manipulation is the treatment of the body using hands-on manoeuvrers that move, stretch, drain, realign or massage any problematic or dysfunctional areas of the body.

Chiropractic Manipulation Techniques include Osteopathic and Chiropractic adjustments, active release technique, myofascial release, visceral techniques and lymphatic pumping.

Chiropractic Manipulation is used to treat and prevent illness or injury affecting the skeleton muscle which may have an impact in the normal functioning of the circulation system or affecting the nervous system.

Removing any impediment to circulation, removing any impediments to the normal functioning of the Emunctories by releasing and correcting the normal physiology, working with the body, not against the body, thus aiding the natural recovery of the body.

Chiropractic Manipulation is clinical health system based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints, especially those of the spinal column, which are held to cause other disorders by affecting the nerves, muscles, and organs.

Contraindications for Chiropractic Manipulation

Joint articulation techniques that involve considerable movements should be avoided, as they may:

Exceed the natural motion barrier

Stress the tissues excessively

Force the tissues to undergo the plastic deformation

Who is this course suitable for?

Osteopaths & Student of Osteopathy

Chiropractors & Student of Chiropractic

Physiotherapists & Student Physiotherapy

Physical Therapists & Students of Physical Therapy

Sports Therapists & Student Sports Therapy

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists

Other Health Care Providers


The course qualifies you in Basic Clinical Chiropractic Manipulation.

Please Note

The Basic Training in Clinical Chiropractic Manipulation Course, does not, nor it is intended or qualify you as a Doctor in Chiropractic.

In England Since 14 June 2001 the title of ‘chiropractor’ has been protected by law and it is a criminal offence for anyone to describe themselves as any sort of Chiropractor without being registered with the General Chiropractic Council in England.

Successful Qualified Students after the completion of the program course in Basic Training in Clinical Chiropractic Manipulation, when describing themselves, either in written or verbal form, must state that they are trained, certified or qualified in Clinical Chiropractic Manipulation Techniques.


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