BSc (Physio); Grad Dipl Manip Therapy (Curtin) and Sports Physiotherapy; MSc (Manipulative Therapy),

Area of Expertise
Spinal Manipulation

The Spinal Manips Course


Neil Bowler qualified as a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in the UK in 1982. After graduation he worked for the National Health Service for 3 years and then as a physiotherapist in the coal mining industry for one year. In 1986 he moved to Perth in Western Australia where he worked in private practice.

At Curtin University, he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Therapy in 1988 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy in 1994. In 1999 and 2000, he was a clinical supervisor on the Master of Manipulative Therapy course at Curtin University.  Neil returned to the UK in 2002 to teach on the BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy and MSc Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy programmes at Sheffield Hallam University. Since 2004 he has taught on the BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy programme at Oxford Brookes University. He also teaches on short continuing professional development courses in the UK for Manual Therapy Courses and has been an invited tutor on numerous spinal manual therapy courses internationally.

In 2009 Neil successfully completed specialization examinations to be admitted as a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. In the same year he was awarded a Master of Science in Manipulative Therapy and his investigation into the effect of a simulated manipulation position on internal carotid and vertebral artery blood flow in healthy individuals was published in 2011. Neil is currently involved with a research project investigating the effects of Mulligan techniques in the cervical spine. He shares his time between teaching, research and working in his private practice in Witney, Oxfordshire.

To read up more on Neil Bowler and his manips course click here and to peruse his CV click here.

The Manual Therapy for the Abdominal Viscera course examines the abdominal viscera in a layer by layer and multiple systems approach beginning with the abdominal wall and working deep into the abdominal cavity.

Learn what lies between the rectus abdominis and psoas major muscles and how the abdominal viscera is suspended and hangs together. Intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal organs and respective fascial architecture will be palpated and assessed from skin to spine.

Learn to palpate, differentiate and assess hollow and solid organs, visceral ligaments and the suspensory architecture that wrap and support organs, blood vessels, lymphatics and nerves. You will marvel at how the abdominal cavity is put together and your burgeoning skill sets with assessing functionality here...
Start Date & Time :  Sep 4 2014 8:30AM
End Date & Time :  Sep 5 2014 4:30PM
Organiser :  Marty Ryan
Location :  London, Watford
Seats :  24
Cost :  £ 300.00
The Scar Tissue Release and Integrative Therapies Method course (Strait Method) is a progressive therapeutic approach to healing, recognising the complexities of each individual. Utlising a whole person perspective, the STRAIT Method is a multi-disciplinary approach combining therapeutic and rehabilitative modalities, fascial scar work, mind-body interactions, body mechanics, therapeutic stretching and proprioceptive support to create a balanced treatment approach designed to meet each client / patient's needs and goals....
Start Date & Time :  Sep 5 2014 2:00PM
End Date & Time :  Sep 7 2014 5:00PM
Organiser :  Marjorie Brook
Location :  Camelot, Rosebank, Joburg
Seats :  26
Cost :  R 4,500.00
The Manual Therapy for the Abdominal Viscera Course Part 2 examines the Therapeutical Applications following Abdominal Surgery, Manual Therapy for Acid Reflux / GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and Treating Low Back and Pelvis Pain via the Abdomen. This module teaches the language of abdominal surgery and pathology and the hands-on assessment and treatment skills to optimize function in the abdomen and trunk after digestive and pelvic surgeries. Learn to discuss, palpate, assess, and treat the anatomical, physiological, and energetic aftermaths of abdominal surgery. Observe and practice a complete treatment session including an intake interview, manual interventions, and post-treatment self-care. Grow your skill sets and attract a whole new category of patients!
Start Date & Time :  Sep 6 2014 9:30AM
End Date & Time :  Sep 7 2014 6:30PM
Organiser :  Marty Ryan
Location :  London, Watford
Seats :  24
Cost :  £ 300.00
Dry Needling is a cost effective and efficient technique for the treatment of myofascial pain and dysfunction. Myofascial pain syndromes are common conditions faced by the practitioner in clinical practice and multiple myofascial trigger point locations often exist.
Start Date & Time :  Sep 11 2014 3:00PM
End Date & Time :  Sep 13 2014 6:00PM
Organiser :  Dr Chris Yelverton
Location :  Saudi German Hospital, Dubai, UAE
Seats :  26
Cost :  £ 515.00
There are probably close to 500 000 golfers in South Africa. By far the majority of these are casual or recreational golfers, poorly conditioned, unfit and unskilled and who present with a variety of challenges to the medical and fitness professionals. Many of the professionals treating these players are not as well versed in the mechanics of the body in golf as they could be. It is the purpose of this course to train those professionals so that they are able to positively influence the quality of the golf and longevity of the golfer.
Start Date & Time :  Sep 12 2014 1:00PM
End Date & Time :  Sep 13 2014 5:00PM
Organiser :  Dave Bensted-Smith
Location :  Johannesburg
Seats :  26
Cost :  R 2,350.00
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