Training program for physiotherapists

Part I:

  1. Phasic and tonic muscles (Neumann).
  2. Muscle relaxation techniques (Chaitow, Evienth, Lewit, Rakowski).
  3. Trigger Points (Chaitow, Cummings, Travell).
  4. Foot examination and training of sensomotoric control.
  5. Relaxation techniques for calf muscles (Evienth, Lewit, Rakowski).
  6. Knee defects.
  7. Relaxation techniques for thigh muscles (Evienth, Lewit, Rakowski).
  8. Pelvic assessment (Colot, Lewit, Neumann,).
  9. Leg lenght assessment (Chwała).
  10. Relaxation/releasing of pelvic muscles (Evienth, Lewit, Rakowski).
  11. Pelvic and lower extremity patterns (Białek, M’hango).
  12. Examination of the patient (Białek, M’hango).
  13. Stability of lower trunk.
  14. Scapular and upper extremity patterns (Białek, M’hango).
  15. Influence of gravity force on scoliosis in different starting positions – therapeutical analysis (Białek, M’hango).
  16. Biomechanics of the spine (Tylman, Chwała).
  17. Myomechanics of the spine (Tylman, Chwała).
  18. Etiopathogenesis of lateral spine curvatures (Tylman).
  19. Home therapy and its relevance (Białek, M’hango).
  20. Theoretical exam

Program of the course includes 1hour presentation of work with patient performed by instructors.

Part II:

  1. Closed chain exercises.
  2. Therapy of the pelvis (Lewit, Rakowski, )
  3. Muscle relaxation techniques in trunk area (Evjenth, Lewit, Rakowski).
  4. Diaphragm (Ignasiak, Kapandji).
  5. Derotation breathing exercises in different starting position in closed chains (Białek).
  6. Torticollis as dysfunction predisposing to scoliosis and its development (Piszczek).
  7. Relaxation techniques for neck muscles (Evienth, Lewit, Rakowski).
  8. X-ray analysis (Tylman, Gruca, Wejsflog).
  9. Conservative treatment of scoliosis – corsets (Kotwicki).
  10. Surgical treatment of scoliosis (Kotwicki).
  11. Scoliosis patients – practical part. Discussing the patients.
  12. Theoretical exam

Program of the course II includes 3 x 1 hour of participant’s work with patients and therapy presentation on selected patients performed by instructors.

Part III:

  1. Dysfunctions in fascial system accompanying scoliosis
  2. Main rules of the anatomy trains (Mayers).
  3. Relaxation of Superficial Back Line.
  4. Relaxation of Superficial Front Line.
  5. Relaxation of Deep Front Line.
  6. Relaxation of Lateral Line.
  7. Increasing Shift of Th/L and L scoliosis in direction of correction.
  8. Relaxation of Spiral Line.
  9. Scoliosis patients- practical part, discussing the patients.
  10. Practical exam.
  11. Summary of the whole course of FITS therapy. Long-term therapy planning. Perpetuation of more difficult techniques. Questions and answers. Giving out certificates.

Program of the course III includes 3 x 1 hour of participant’s work with patients and therapy presentation on selected patients performed by instructors.