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Continuing education course: Manual thoracic therapy. Approach to diagnosis and treatment of structure and function

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FCS-FC- torax
  • Modality
  • Languages
  • Duration
    3 sessions / 20 hours
  • Credits
  • Schedule

    November 18, 19, and 20, 2022

    Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Date
    November 18, 2022
  • Places
  • Faculty

    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences

Manual Thoracic Therapy. Approach to diagnosis and treatment of structure and function Therapeutic physical exercise in chronic disease

This course aims to establish the basic concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of the thorax through manual therapy, for both the musculoskeletal part (ribs, thoracic vertebrae, ligaments, thoracic musculature, diaphragm...) and the cardiopulmonary part (pleurae, lung parenchyma, mediastinum, pericardium...).

The course is aimed at physiotherapists who need to interact with patients with acute or chronic respiratory pathologies, or with any condition related to thoracic and vertebral structures that require specific treatment.


Establish the anatomical, physiological and biomechanical bases of the thorax.

Establish a good visceral-structural differential diagnosis of thoracic pain.

To provide sufficient tools through manual therapy to perform correct exploration and good treatment.

Aimed at

Graduates in Physiotherapy and 4th year students of the Degree in Physiotherapy.


Course content

  • Basic concepts of function-oriented anatomy
  • Basic concepts of thoracic physiology
  • Biomechanical fundamentals of the rib cage
  • Exploration and differential diagnosis
  • Manual rib cage therapy techniques


Eduard Vilar Orellana. Physiotherapist, Osteopath, Psychoneuroimmunologist, Master in Nutrition and Health. Expert in manual therapy. RAPbarcelona. Professor of the Degree in Physiotherapy and the University Expert Certificate in Maxillofacial Physiotherapy at FCS Blanquerna. Professor at the UPF Barcelona School of Osteopathy.

Més informació

Per a més informació, pots contactar amb [email protected]

Enroll in the course

Click on the following link and follow the steps to enroll. On the first screen, if you do not have Blanquerna credentials (username and password), you will need to register.

The application will ask you for the following documents during the enrollment process:

- ID card

- Bachelor degree certificate or enrollment in the 4th year of the Bachelor Degree


Tuition fee

Tuition fee
Facultat de Ciències de la Salut FCS


Descompte (no acumulatiu) del 15% en el preu de la matrícula a: alumni, estudiants de la Facultat de Ciències de la Salut Blanquerna-URL i membres del CFC*, COIB* i CODINUCAT*.
*Cal aportar l'últim rebut d'aquest any.


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