MASTER CLASS Animal Osteopathy

Leading-edge clinical training with a comprehensive, eclectic approach to animal treatment

Overview

LCAO MasterClass seminars offer an opportunity to integrate the foundational osteopathic techniques  learned online with advanced modalities that can only be taught in person.  By attending hands-on seminars, you will reach a high-level of competency that is distinct to the LCAO community and earn a 'MasterClass Certificate in Advanced Osteopathic Techniques' (MCCA OST.)

Objectives

Under the guidance of experienced instructors, you will:

Further advance your palpation, evaluation, assessment, and clinical reasoning abilities.
Learn new modalities such as craniosacral osteopathy, recoil technique, myofascial unwinding, and more.
Gain confidence in applying an effective osteopathic treatment to the many cases/pathologies you will see in your animal practice.
Understand the scope of practice for AO and conditions which need a referral to the veterinary professionals.

MasterClass curriculum

The content of the seminars have been developed using solid osteopathic philosophy and reasoning. The methods taught involve techniques that have been tried, tested and passed on to student around the world by Professor McGregor’s over his 35+ years of outstanding career in animal osteopathy.

Day 1
Advanced Palpation techniques. Osteopathic Articular Balancing review and practice.
Day 2
Osteopathic Short Lever technique and the Pain Gate.
Day 3
Craniosacral osteopathy: indications, handholds, and techniques.
Day 4
Craniosacral osteopathy: assessment and treatment protocol.

Admission

Admission to the MasterClass is via an application process and is open to
graduates and students of the LCAO Diploma and Int'l PG Certificate programs. Other applicants
wishing to attend the seminars can email admissions@aosteocollege.com

Training centers

MasterClass seminars are available biannually at the following locations. Please fill in the sign-up form to receive the dates for each location.
ONTARIO, CANADA
ALBERTA, CANADA
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA, USA
PISEK, CZECH REPUBLIC
BARCELONA, SPAIN
NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
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Learning outcomes

A solid understanding of the philosophy of the seminar-specific techniques, their history, and how they are integrated into osteopathic treatment of animals.

Advanced knowledge of seminar-specific techniques as applied to either canines or equines.

A solid understanding of evaluation and assessment protocol leading to treatment with seminar-specific techniques.

Confidence in applying seminar-specific techniques to canines or equines safely and effectively.

The ability to identify pathologies that may be contraindications to treatment with seminar-specific techniques.

The ability to identify pathologies that may be effectively treated with seminar-specific techniques.