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The​ ​Eclectic​ ​Approach​ ​to​ ​Upper​ ​and​ ​Lower​ ​Quarter Assessment​ ​and​ ​Treatment (16 CEUs)

  • Virginia Center for Spine & Sports Therapy 2820 Waterford Lake Dr Suite 103 Midlothian, VA 23112 (map)


Continuing Education Credits: 16.0 Hours

Course Description (PDF)

This course incorporates movement assessment via a Repeated Motions exam and a comprehensive Movement Screen. The course emphasis is on Modern Manual Therapy, Pain Science Education, and patient self-treatment. Treatment includes use of the
EDGE/EDGEility Tools for Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, Spinal Manipulation and Mobilization, and Neurodynamics to promote movement and decrease pain. Clinical Practice Patterns of movement dysfunction will be taught for assessment and treatment.

The course is 30% lecture and 70% lab.

All participants will get access to MMT Resources (

a $199.99 value!

About the Instructor (PDF)

Dr. Erson Religioso III, DPT, MS, MTC, CertMDT, CFC, CSCS, FMS, FMT, FAAOMPT, graduated from D'Youville College in 1998 with a dual Bachelor's of Science and Master's of Science in Physical Therapy. His interests in Orthopaedics and Manual Therapy lead him to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine. Studying under Stanley Paris, Ph.D, PT, internationally known for his manual skills and knowledge of the spine as well as his distinguished faculty, Dr. Religioso earned his DPT and Manual Therapy Certification in 2000. He later became credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine in 2000.

To Learn more from Dr E, check out his sites below!

Modern Manual Therapy Blog

Modern Manual Therapy Premium

EDGE Mobility System

UpDoc Media

 Course Schedule (PDF)

Online 3hour lecture Introduction to speaker, Research Review, Introduction to The Eclectic Approach to Modern Manual Therapy

Day 1
8:30 - 8:35 am Introduction to speaker
8:35 - 9:00 Q&A from Online Lecture
10:30 - 10:45 am break
10:45 - 11:30 am Clinical Practice Patterns UQ
11:30 - 12:00 pm Upper Quarter Repeated Motions and Movement Screen
12:00 - 1:00 pm lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 1:30 pm Sample case
1:30 - 2:30 pm Soft Tissue Patterns of the UQ
2:30 - 3:15 pm IASTM and UQ Neurodynamics
3:15 - 3:30 pm break
3:30 - 4:30 pm Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Manipulation
4:30 - 5:00 pm Review/Q&A for the instructor

Day 2
8:30 - 9:00 am Q&A/review from Day 1
9:00 - 10:30 am Clinical Practice Patterns LQ and Movement Screen
10:30 - 10:45 am break
10:45 - 11:30 am LQ Soft Tissue Patterns Part 1
11:30 - 12:00 pm UQ and LQ Functional Release - Pain Free techniques
12:00 - 1:00 pm lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 2:30 pm IASTM and LQ Neurodynamics
2:30 - 3:15 pm Thoracic and Lumbar spinal mobilization/manipulation
3:15 - 3:30 pm break
3:30 - 4:30 pm sample cases
4:30 - 5:00 pm review, Q&A, wrap up