Start date
02 November, 2019
End date
03 November, 2019
Date note
This 2-Day course runs from 8:30am-5:00pm each day.


This course is an introduction that incorporates movement assessment via a Repeated Motions exam and a comprehensive Movement Screen. The course emphasis is on Modern Manual Therapy, Pain Science Education and patient self-treatment. Treatment includes use of the EDGE/EDGEility Tools for Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, Spinal Manipulation and Mobilization, and Neurodynamics to promote movement and decrease pain. Clinical Practice Patterns of movement dysfunction will be taught for assessment and treatment. The course is 30% lecture and 70% lab.This 2-Day course runs from 8:30am-5:00pm each day.

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course the participant will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of modern manual therapy with neurophysiologic mechanism
  2. Will be able to evaluate and treat common movement pattern dysfunctions in both the upper and lower quadrants of the body
  3. Use traditional soft tissue manipulation, functional release, compression wrapping and instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation, joint manipulation and other orthopaedic manual therapy treatments to increase the compliance of patient HEP
  4. Understand the indications and contraindications to IASTM, spinal manipulation, neurodynamics
  5. Be able to prescribe patient self treatment with mode and patient education
  6. Be able to give the patient informed consent for treatment
  7. Use a Movement Screen and a Repeated Motions Exam for Test and ReTest of the Patient’s   Function and Symptoms


Continuing Education Hours:  16.0 Hours

**Please bring your own clipboard and water bottle

Course Pre-requisite:

Participants must complete a 2.5 hours online course prior to attending the Nov 2/3, 2019 weekend in-person course. This pre-requisite online lecture is mandatory and is no longer presented live. There is no additional cost to complete this pre-requisite online lecture. Each paid participant will be sent the link to the online lecture 6 weeks before the Nov 2/3, 2019 in-person course.

Open to: PT, Chiropactors, Osteopathic Doctors, Athletic Therapists

Format: In person



Dr. Erson Religioso III, DPT, MS, MTC, CertMDT, CFC, CSCS, FMS, FMT, FAAOMPT, graduated from D'Youville College in 1998 with a dual Bachelor's of Science and Master's of Science in Physical Therapy. His interests in Orthopaedics and Manual Therapy lead him to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine. Studying under Stanley Paris, Ph.D, PT, internationally known for his manual skills and knowledge of the spine as well as his distinguished faculty, Dr. Religioso earned his DPT and Manual Therapy Certification in 2000. He later became credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine in 2000.

Dr. Religioso became certified in evaluation and treatment of oromaxillary, craniofacial, and temporomandibular pain in 2005; this from extensive training and certification from Dr. Mariano Rocabado, PT, of Chile, one of the world’s foremost experts in treatment of temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Later in 2005, Dr. E obtained Fellow status in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and serves as a mentor for future Fellows through Evidence in Motion'sFellowship in OMPT program.

Dr. Religioso is adjunct faculty of SUNY at Buffalo, where he teaches orthopaedic manual physical therapy in the DPT program. He founded to help mentor and teach professionals around the world and to help educate consumers and the general public on the profession of physical/physiotherapy. Dr. Religioso owns EDGE Mobility Marketplace, home of EDGE Mobility System along with webinars and other PT/Rehab/Fitness products; it also includes Stop Thought Viruses, for individuals in chronic/persistent pain states. He also is an importer of high quality Mirror Boxes for pain, arthritis, stroke rehab, and neuroorthopaedic problems.

In 2013, The Eclectic Approach went international along with an extensive US Tour. This continued in 2014 with courses in Vancouver, BC, Quebec City, ON, Santiago, Chile, and Manila in the Philippines. In 2015, The Eclectic Approach seminars also launched in Rome, with plans for the series to be offered throughout Europe. Also in 2015, Erson teamed up with longtime colleague and friend, Chris Nentarz, to offer Mobility 2 Perform , 4 hour seminars for CrossFit, Runners, Coaches, Athletes, and Weekend Warriors alike to improve their health and mobility through self-assessment, resets, and reinforcements.

Lastly, Dr. E is now offering his services as both an online clinical mentor to clinicians, travelling

OMPT Fellowship mentor, online patient consultations, and online consultation and website development along with LeBauer Consulting and his media company, UpDoc Media .


All participants are responsible for ensuring that they have a current license to practice from the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC). If participants are from out of BC, they must acquire an Courtesy License from CPTBC:

PABC Course Cancellation Policy:

PABC Course refunds are issued for cancellations received two weeks prior to the event,  less a $100 Cancellation fee. No refunds are issued for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the event.

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Event Cost
PABC members - $630, PABC New Grads - $420, Non-PABC members - $820 + gst
In person

2177 Wesbrook Mall
New Westminster BC V6T 1Z3