This course covers the anatomy, physiology and mechanics of cranial movement theory. It will allow students to gain palpation skills needed to feel the slight movements in a patients cranium and use them to assess for normal and dysfunctional motion.Students who wish to obtain a certificate of completion of this program needs to provide the college with 3 case studies of patients they palpated and their symptoms and the findings before treatment, after treatment and one week following treatment. Students who do not complete this portion of the program will be given a certificate of attendance only.
About the Instructor
Brad attended the University of Guelph to complete a degree in Exercise Physiology, Sheridan College for a diploma in Sports Injury Management, Kikkawa College for a diploma in Massage therapy, and the Canadian College of Osteopathy for a Doctorate in Osteopathic Manual Practice. Brad completed a certificate course in Adult Education in 1999. He was awarded the William Garner Sutherland Award for Excellence in clinical research from the CCO in 2003.
A Member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, a certified Member of the Canadian Sports Massage Therapists Association, Brad is now the Principal of the Canadian College of Osteopathy, Toronto Campus. Brad has been active in both the OMTA and the Ontario Osteopathy Association board of directors in the past.
Brad holds a Masters Degree in Osteopathy at the University of Greenwich in England and a post graduate diploma in Osteopathy from the European School of Osteopathy. Brad is an editor for the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.