3.3. Transverse Tendinous & Ligamentous Stretching of the Trunk and Pelvis - 7-9th of April 2022

3.3. Transverse Tendinous & Ligamentous Stretching of the Trunk and Pelvis - 7-9th of April 2022

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TTLS is a technique that addresses the structural needs and sensory functions of tendons, ligaments and specific muscles. Its focus is to normalize mechanical tension in a contracted or shortened ligament, tendons and muscles by creating a temporary inhibition in their protective mechanism. As our understanding and skills continue to grow during the first 2 years of the program, TTLS is introduced in year 3 along with detailed joint biomechanics.


Specialized sensory cells in ligaments, tendons and muscles provide constant feedback to the central nervous system. The higher proportion of collagen fibers and specialized sensory cells found in tendons, ligaments and muscles call for a different treatment strategy than other fascial tissue with a lower proportion of fibers or sensory cells. Therapists who learn TTLS techniques acquire the skills to:

1) increase vascularisation of the tissues by treating tendons, ligaments and muscles.

2) affect the quality of sensory input from the tendon, ligament or muscle to the central nervous system, thereby increasing the overall quality and function of the tendon, ligament or muscle that is acutely or chronically injured.

Course outline

  • Descriptive & Relational Anatomy of the Trunk and Pelvis
  • The theory and physiology of TTLS
  • Classic & Tensegrity Biomechanics of the Trunk and Pelvis
  • Clinical Application
  • Comprehensive instruction and hands on learning of the many TTLS techniques for the trunk and pelvis, including the entire spine, sacroiliac joint and pubic symphysis

Manual therapy qualification and experience. Please contact us for details if unsure. 
This is a manual therapy course. Participants are responsible for their own professional liability insurance.

What's included?
Anatomy manual
Treatment technique manual
Hands-on instructions and practice
Follow-up course review - online webinar
Water and snacks

Who would benefit from this course?
Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Sports therapists, Massage therapists, SomaTrainers