Hawkwood College, Stroud

Osteopathy and the Post-Viral Patient

£240.00£290.00

12–13 SEPTEMBER 2020 HAWKWOOD, STROUD
Building on existing experience this weekend offers an opportunity to explore and develop skills for the unique challenges post Covid. We will look at how these are both similar and different to other post-viral situations we have been called upon to address in our practices.

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Description

Building on existing experience this weekend offers an opportunity to explore and develop skills for the unique challenges post Covid. We will look at how these are both similar and different to other post-viral situations we have been called upon to address in our practices.

We will consider how the body copes with viral loads through the lens of the physiology of Covid. We will explore how we may support healing in the systems often still compromised in the post-viral phase of recovery, particularly looking at the autonomic nervous system, the vascular endothelium, the alveolar interface with the lymphatics and capillary beds, drainage and flow through the lymphatics and venous system. How do we help the individual regain that loss of “vital spark”?

Support will be offered with practicals guided by the lecturers and floating tutors assisting where needed.

The course will provide an opportunity to connect with osteopathic colleagues to share experiences and gain mutual support in what has been a challenging time for both us and our patients as we have been dealing with our own unique situations as well as collective stress and fear.

Additional information

Residential preference

Non-residential, Residential (shared), Residential (single)

Weekend leaders:

Zenna Zwierzchowska & Susan Turner

Eligibility:

Successful completion of Module 2 + 2 other Pathway courses of 3 or more days

Event Details

Start date: 12/09/2020

End date: 13/09/2020

Start time: 09:03

End time: 17:00

Venue: Hawkwood, Stroud

Coordinates: 51.75721859999999,-2.2095527000000175