About the course
An opportunity to participants who attended previous visceral courses on the abdominal cavity to revisit and to revise visceral. The course will include palpation of the whole abdomen and the ligamentous structures, assessment and mobilisation of the diaphragm, liver and stomach.
Please bring your laptops or tablets.
About the course tutor
Valeria A Ferreira (DO MSc Ost PGCAP) was born in Brazil and has been a resident in London for the past 28 years. She is an enthusiastic and committed lecturer at the BSO and practicing osteopath in the City of London
Valeria completed her Osteopathic training at the COET (2000) and the MSc in Osteopathy (2006) at the ESO, where she conducted a research project investigating the effectiveness of Osteopathic treatment on patients with Endometriosis.
Valeria is an associated fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), who teaches at the BSO, leading the 4th year Visceral Osteopathic module. She was also a member of the final year technique team between 2009 – 2017.
Valeria delivers various CPD courses in Osteopathic integration in the UK, Europe and Brazil, exploring the application of the structural, fascial, visceral and cranial approaches and techniques. She runs a very successful practice in the City of London, where she has worked for the last 19 years and in Lewisham (SE London).
In 2014, Valeria became the founder and director of "COBRA" (Brazilian Osteopathic Centre for Research and Advanced Techniques), while promoting the 1st Osteopathic Research conference in São Paulo (ICAOR10) and actively working as a member of the Brazilian Osteopathic committee for the Rio Olympic Games during its initial phase.
The UCO regrets that no refunds can be made for cancelled places unless a substitute participant can be found. The UCO cannot guarantee that any course will run. In the event of your course being cancelled, all paid fees and deposits will be refunded in full.