Karel Lewit Functional Approach. Level 1

2020 05 01
Price: Early bird (untill 2020.04.01) - 390 Eur. Full price 450 Eur
Location: LSU Kineziterapijos salė (Perkūno al. 3, Kaunas)
Lector: Giancarlo Russo is a physiotherapist, specialized in Vojta techique. He used to work with the legendary Professor Karel Lewit as his personal assistant for 10 years and has gained all the knowledge in Functional approach method, created by late Professor. Giancarlo also worked with Italy’s National Judo team and some elite professional football clubs. Moreover, Giancarlo Russo is a lisenced hypnotherapist and was the very first to start teaching hypnosis for rehabilitation. At the moment, he works in private practice in Italy and lectures around the world.
Who is this course for: Physical therapists, sports medicine doctors, physical conditioning coaches, chiropractors, osteopaths, massage therapists and other specialists working with human motion
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This seminar is delayed due to COVID-19 situation and is planned to be repeated Autumn 2020

Karel Lewit Functional Approach is a patient oriented, in depth rehabilitation method used to evaluate and improve human movement. It is very useful in solving non specific musculoskeletal pain cases.

The central part of Karel Lewit assessment is finding the “weak link” through very careful active and passive assessment of every segment of musculoskeletal system and understanding intersegmental relationships. After such a complex evaluation, the therapist will have a global view of his patient and will be able to direct treatments very specifically.

Treatment is made from two components: restoring limited range of motion (through simple muscle energy techniques or joint mobilisation/manipulation) and movement relearning (throuh corrective exercises, based on developmental kinesiology).

In this three-day seminar we will learn assessment and treatment techniques simultaneously, therefore you will be able to use gained knowledge in practice immediately.

Another thing worth mentioning – the instruction will teach assessment and treatment on real patients (two patient demonstration each day of the seminar), so you will be able to see and understand real applicability of the method.

The course will be held in English, with translation to Lithuanian language.