Visceral Manipulation: Advanced Visceral Components of the Neck and Thorax (VMAT)

Prerequisite: VM4

Advanced Visceral Components of the Neck and Thorax (VMAT)

The workshop delves deeper into the anatomy, breathing mechanism, function and physiology of the thorax. Precise advanced techniques will be taught.

Course Highlights

  • Build on the knowledge of the thorax region as learned in VM4.
  • Review the myofascial structures of the thorax.
  • Explore the functionality of the hyoid suspensory apparatus, thyroid, tonsils and pharynx.
  • Learn more precise techniques for the esophagus, pleura, heart and pericardium.
  • Classify retropharangeal space.
  • Discover treatment techniques to enhance the breathing mechanism.

Class Details


"Loved it. I can see how this will make a difference for my chronic pain patients. Can't wait to try it!"

S. Townsend, PT, Nixa, MO; May, 2015