Mobile No.: +91 94481 04132
Phone No.: +91 824 2496249

Clinical Taping
2 Days Courses
Program Schedule
Download form
Courses   >>   Program Schedules >> Mangalore (Certificate Course In Manual Therapy (C.M.T))

“Certificate Course In Manual Therapy (C.M.T)”

(November 3rd – November 12th , 2017)

Course Philosophy

This manual therapy programme is aimed at merging the examination of the joint, muscle and neural systems into an integrated holistic examination procedure. MTFI gives strong emphasis on teaching students and clinicians the ability to perform an accurate and specific manual therapy examination. The examination process developed by MTFI draws the concepts based on the works of Cyriax, Mennell, Maitland, McConnell, Edwards, Elvey, Butler, Lee, Jull, Kaltenborn, Myers and MohantyMTFI believes that the merger of the work of these manual therapists into one concept provides a more realistic, multifactorial approach to the examination and treatment procedure. In addition the Manual therapy Concepts provided by MTFI involves thorough Clinical Reasoning and Evidence Based Practice in order to cope with the recent trends.


Introduction: 8 Hrs 
Eras of development in Physiotherapy, Introduction to Manual Therapy ( Different Schools of Thought), Manual Therapy: Definitions, Indications and contraindications, Biomechanical Principles in Manual Therapy(Fryette's Laws, Concave-Convex rule, Close pack and Loose pack Positions, Joint status gradings), Barrier concepts , Assessment of dominant eye.

Cervical Region Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment: 10 Hrs 
Principles of Subjective examination, Clinical reasoning and Physical examination for Cervical region, VBI Testings, Passive Physiological Intervertebral Movements (PPIVM's), Passive Accessory Intervertebral Movements (PAIVM's) and Combined movements in Cervical region. Manipulative techniques for Cervical Region.

Thoracic Region Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment: 08 Hrs

Principles of Subjective examination, Clinical reasoning and Physical examination for Thoracic region, Passive Physiological Intervertebral Movements (PPIVM's) and Passive Accessory Intervertebral Movements (PAIVM's) in Thoracic region. Manipulative techniques for Thoracic Region.

Lumbo-Pelvic Complex Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment: 14 Hrs
Examination of the Lumbo-Pelvic Complex with thorough Clinical reasoning process, Form closure and force closure concepts, Assessment and Treatment of Innominate dysfunctions, Sacral rotation dysfunctions and Pubic symphysis dysfunctions based on Clinical reasoning and evidence based practice.

Upper Extremity Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment: 12 Hrs
Principles of Subjective examination, Clinical reasoning and Physical Examination (Passive Physiological movements and Passive Accessory movements) for Shoulder complex, Elbow, Wrist and Hand complex. Mobilisation and Manipulation techniques for Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ), Sternoclavicular Joint (SCJ), Glenohumeral joint, Elbow, Wrist and Hand complex.

Lower Extremity Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment: 10 Hrs 

Principles of Subjective examination, Clinical reasoning and Physical examination for Hip, Knee, Ankle and Foot. Manipulative techniques for Hip, Knee, Ankle and Foot region. Muscle Energy Technique for piriformis inhibition.

Temporomandibular Joint Examination and Treatment: 4 Hrs 

Description of Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD's), Principles of subjective examination, clinical reasoning process and physical examination of the TMJ. Distraction, Lateral glide, Medial glide and P-A glide for the TMJ.

Neural Tissue Manual Therapy Examination and Treatment: 6 Hrs 

Introduction to terms Neurodynamics, Pathodynamics, Mechanical interface of neural tissue. Demonstration of Upper Limb Tension Test (ULTT), Slump Test, Lower limb tension test (LLTT). Treatment techniques for irritable disorders, non-irritable disorders, interfacing structures and adverse neural tension for Neural Tissue.

Resource Person:

Prof. Umasankar Mohanty,

B.P.T(Hons), M.P.T( Manual Therapy), S.R.P(London),MISEP(U.S.A), M.I.A.P, F.A.G.E ,PhD
[ Trained under faculties of Loma Linda University( USA), Orthopedic Medicine International(Belgium), University of Queensland ( Australia), McConnell Institute (Australia), Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (U.K) and  BCOM (London)]
President,Manual Therapy Foundation of India (R.) 
PhD Guide, Lovely Professional University                                                                                                              
Member, International Society of Educators in Physiotherapy (Under WCPT).
International Partner, Americal Physical Therapy Association (A.P.T.A,U.S.A).
Author of the book “Manual Therapy of The Pelvic Complex".

Programmes conducted successfully by resource person at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dehradun, Dharwad, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Kolkata, Latur, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Panipat, Pune, Surat, Thrissur, Udaipur, Vadodara, Warangal, Wardha, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, London, Manila and  Sharjah.

Dates : November 3rd- November 12th , 2017

Credit Hours : 72 Hours.

Timings : 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

No of Seats : 30 (Max.). Seats will be allotted on first come first serve basis only. 

Eligibility : Physiotherapists / Physiotherapy Students from reputed Institutions. There is no prerequisite in terms of Manual Therapy Experience.          
Venue : MTFI International Training Centre 302, 3rd Floor, Janvi Plaza, Bunts Hostel Road, Mangalore-575003, Karnataka, India.

Fees :Rs.15,000/-per participant till September  30th , 2017; Rs.15,500 till October 30th, 2017; Rs.16,000  Spot ( If seats are available).
The above fee is applicable for participants of SAARC Countries.
International Registrants USD 700.

(The fee includes Training fees, Lunch, One day Special Class and lunch on Floating Cruise,  Latest book of Prof.Mohanty titled “Manual Therapy of The Pelvic Complex” , Study materials, Certificate, Transcript, and two Video CD containing important techniques).

Staying facility is available for the workshop participants. To avail the facility  send an e-mail or call up for the tariff/charges.  

1. The life members get discount of 5% on the fees ( photocopy of the membership certificate must be attached with application)
2. If you refer a friend to this course and both of you register, your friend and you get discount of Rs.300 on fees.
3. For group of 5 registrations there is 5% reduction in fees for each. The registrations must be sent together.
4. For group of 10 registrations there will be 10% reduction in fees for each registrant. The registrations must be sent together.

Please note that you can avail only one category of discount.

The Registration Form can be downloaded from the website (home page).

The participant may pay the entire fee at once  for the CMT course or  may choose to pay Rs.5,000/- initially for registration for the CMT course  and the remaining course fee have to be submitted  on or before  the date of  commencement of  CMT course.

You may follow any one method for payments for registration to the course.

Method 1 : The payments to be made in form of DD in favor of "Manual Therapy Foundation of India" payable at "Mangalore".The DD is payable at "Mangalore". The cheque must be Crossed. 

The DD/ Cheque along and the registration form( downloadable from website ) should be send to “Manual Therapy Foundation of India”, 302, 3rd Floor, Janvi Plaza, Bunts Hostel Road, Mangalore-575003, Karnataka, India.

Method 2 : You may transfer from any bank in India with CBS facility using NEFT/ RTGS to our account. You have to take the following details for transfer.

Bank Name: Bank of Maharashtra, Bharat Building, P.M.Rao Road,Mangalore-1,Karnataka, India.
Account Name: Manual Therapy Foundation of India.
Account Number: 20065016289
IFSC Code: MAHB0000381

The International registrants can transfer by using the Swift Code of Bank of Maharashtra "MAHBINBB" in addition to the details provided above.

Once you transfer your payments you may send an e-mail to with details of transaction along with the registration form downloadable from . Along with the e-mail do sms or call to MTFI Course Co-ordinator 00-91-9901659074,9448104132, 0824-4254132.         


  • The seats will be allotted to the participants on first come first serve basis.
  • All disputes and legal proceedings are subject to the exclusive Jurisdiction of competent courts and forums in Mangalore only.


  Home | Enquiry | Contact | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use Copyright©2012 MTFI All Rights Reserved
Designed & Maintained by  SOLLICS