Postural Assessment Utilizing a Biotensegrity Approach
Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT
This online course is designed for the practitioner who is interested in enriching their skills in understanding postural assessment and how it relates to Bowen therapy and other forms of manual therapy. It is designed for the practitioner who is interested in learning more about the newest research related to fascia, the nervous system and biotensegrity as a way to understand relational anatomy and global connections through the physical system. This course will deepen the practitioners understanding of how to comprehensively address the various components of tissue tension and stagnation within an individual’s overall structure. The content will help create a framework to assess, document and educate clients regarding symptoms, pain, and postural balance.
As an Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand therapist, Structural Medicine Specialist, and Bowenwork Practitioner, Kelly uses her skills as a manual therapist and ergonomist to address the postural components that can contribute to pain and dysfunction. Along with treating the structural issues that may be present, Kelly also assesses ergonomics, stress and nutritional factors, and their impact on the body’s regulatory systems. She founded the Seattle Center for Structural Medicine, which houses multi-disciplinary holistic practitioners who practice whole mind/body strategies to rehabilitate their clients back to optimal health. She is also the founder of the Northwest School of Structural Therapy and has developed the Tensegrity Medicine™ methodology. She teaches nationally and internationally lecturing on topics related to Tensegrity, fascia and therapeutic assessment and treatment strategies.