Our APBC SI J and spinal course is currently 2 x 5 day programs. It’s strongly advised to study both parts to be a effective & safe practitioner.
APBC Advanced Postural Biomechanical Correction (Part 1) Graduate Certificate in Manipulative Therapy, Requires a 3 hours theory paper and 2 hours practical exam to pass our coveted APBC level 1. This is usually for our teacher to complete.
Our exams cost an extra $100 per theory and $300USD per practical. It’s difficult to pass after 5 days study and usually needs 3-6 months preparation following taking the practical program
Exams available starting 2017
An APBC certificate of attendance in APBC part 1 will be awarded to everyone.
There are no exams, only on going assessment. If we feel somebody is unsafe, We will not issue a attendance certificate. This has only happened twice in 12 years of teaching 3500 Physio’s in 14 countries.
Post nominal letters following practical course & examinations: Grad Cert Man Ther (APBC part 1)
Q. Is APBC chiropractic or osteopathy ?
A. No. APBC is an independent technique in its own right.
APBC technique has its roots from UK osteopathy & Physiotherapy.
Dr Robbie Goodrum’s Advanced postural Biomechanical Correction APBC techniques is inspired from UK
Sports therapy, Osteopathy, Biomechanics, kinesiology & Physiotherapy, with 100% of Dr Robbie’s own safe unique techniques.
The Program Details:
Our training programs are unique and combine the best, safest techniques modified from Osteopathy, Chiropractic &
Physiotherapy. It’s our own technique APBC Analysis & manipulative techniques developed by Dr Robbie Goodrum osteopath, physiotherapist, sports therapist & Naturopath. The certificate course will include Manipulation for the full spine and pelvis using only using the best techniques from Modified Osteopathy and Chiropractic. In this course, there is no Extremity adjusting.
What do you learn in first 2 days ?
APBC course covers modified, supine APBC short-lever manipulation for the spinal facet joints from C7-C1. APBC Philosophy, assessment methods and techniques. Including modified APBC Osteopathic Articulation a harmonic stretching mobilization method to assess and treat myofascial/capsule restrictions. APBC HVT high velocity thrust
techniques – Grade 5 techniques are taught in depth on each level of the spine. C7-C3. Occipital correction prior to HVT for C2 Axis and Atlas manipulation with 90% less rotation than other manipulative styles. Our APBC upper cervical techniques is very safe for the vertebral artery.
Did you know you can’t fix C1 & C2 until occipital ubluxations or misalignments are fixed first
We teach APBC manipulation in the first 2 days Thoracic and cervical spine with APBC soft tissue and mobilisation methods. clear assessment & differential diagnosis.
APBC Short Lever Atlas safe C1 manipulation
We don’t teach Osteopathic long-lever HVT manipulation.
Why ? The lumbar roll & osteopathic manipulation generally uses too much torsion/rotation which can further traumatize the annulus fibrosis of the Disc and capsular structures .
Example of a modern osteopathic lumbar roll. Nevertheless it’s still a bad technique for Disc problems.
We have much better APBC short-lever lumbar and pelvic techniques, which are safer for the operator and patient. Seen as below Ilio-sacral manipulation. Antertiorising the ilia on sacrum
APBC Sacral Rotation Push Involved Side Up
APBC Push L1-5 Mammillary Push
What happens in the next 3 days ?
APBC techniques taught includes: modified improved Chiropractic taught as APBC short-lever manipulation for pelvis, including ilium, sacrum, Coccyx and pubic Joint & lumbar spine. We also teach a globally twisted rib-cage which will maintain a pelvic imbalance. This course teaches a Modified Short-lever APBC assessment &
Manipulation Techniques similar to Diversified & Gonstead chiropractic with nice modifications, taught as our APBC technique. We also introduce the Goodrum APBC Drop table technique similar to Thompson drop chiropractic and a hand held manipulation instrument similar to an Activator Adjusting Instrument called an Adjuster pro.
Note the APBC drop table technique may only be taught if the country hosting the course has a drop table.
This course will teach the the full spine and Pelvis. The techniques taught in this program are 90% hands-on.
Note: Our modified Chiropractic, Osteopathic & Physiotherapy training is our APBC “Advanced Postural Biomechanical Correction technique” advanced and improved version of that which is being taught in the chiropractic & osteopathic colleges.
Dr Robbie teaches his APBC technique that developed over 25 years. The technique is modified from the best techniques from UK Osteopathy, USA/Australia Chiropractic and UK physiotherapy.
Our mission is to help the professional practitioner perfect their diagnostic and manipulating skills, to enable him or her offer the best to their patients.