International Course 'Manual Medicine for Children' and 'Atlas Therapy according to ARLEN:First part: 6th to 11th of february 2023 (certificate examinations for Atlas therapy according to ARLEN to be held on 9th of  february 2023)

DIAKOVERE gGmbH: International CourseManual Medicine in Children and Atlas Therapy Part 1 (

Second part: 12th to 17th of june 2023 (certificate examination for Manual Medicine in children included)

DIAKOVERE gGmbH: International CourseManual Medicine in Children and Atlas Therapy Part 2 (

Please note, colleagues who only want to learn Atlas therapy according to ARLEN can attend the portion of the course until the 9th of february 2023.

DIAKOVERE gGmbH: International Course Atlas Therapy according to Arlen (


Contents Part 1:

Anatomy, physiology and embryology of the upper cervical joints

Examining the Atlas using X-ray diagnostics

Metamer diagnostics

Palpation techniques

Determination of the correct impulse direction for atlas therapy

Training using the simulator

Craniomandibular dysfunctions

The upper cervical vertebrae in the functional chains/treatment of chain syndromes

Treatment of the upper cervical spine

General therapeutic concepts

Oral and written examination, complemented by an examination on the simulator to obtain a certificate for 'Atlas therapy according to Arlen'.


Neurological components of early childhood development

Neurophysiological and manual medical examination in infancy (positional reactions according to Vojta, key areas for manual medicine)

Early childhood reflexes and reactions

Milestones in the first year of life

Structured examination of infants


Part 2:

Tonus asymmetry syndrome and differential diagnoses

Sensorimotor integration disorder in infants and children

Special clinical pictures including infantile cerebral palsy and the corresponding treatment options using manual medicine

Structured examination of toddlers and school children

Radiological variations and peculiarities of child development

Introduction of the 'General movements' according to Prechtl

Baby-handling for practitioners and for use in parent training

Specialised myofascial treatment techniques

Specialised impulse techniques for infants and children

Discussion of case studies

Examination and treatment of patients in the course

Written and oral examination, accompanied by an examination on the simulator to obtain the certificate for 'Manual Medicine in Children'


Course language: English

Course location: Diakovere Akademie Annastift Hannover, Germany