High Velocity Low Amplitude Spinal Thrust Manipulation
Science & Basics

The basic course is preparatory to attending the advanced course. Upon successful completion of SM series (SM-1 and SM-2), candidates will learn:

  1. Safe and competent performance in the delivery of HVLA thrust manipulation procedures in all spinal, pelvic and thorax regions. 
  2. An in depth understanding of the rationale for and against the use of HVLA thrust manipulation. 
  3. The updated empirical evidence surrounding the use of HVLA thrust manipulation in a variety of neuromusculoskeletal conditions.

Price:550euros LUNEXalumnidiscount:450euros ALKmembersdiscount:450euros Placementpartnersdiscount:450euros LUNEXstudentdiscount:350euros

Meet the instructor
Dr. Firas Mourad

Our educational level is in line with the highest international education standards. Dr. Firas Mourad is a Senior Lecturer at LUNEX University, has earned a PhD on the topic, and is experienced having taught spinal manipulation around the world.

LUNEX – International University of Health, Exercise and Sports S.A.

50, avenue du Parc des Sports / 4671 Differdange / Luxembourg

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Good to know

Application for a Bachelor’s programme:
1. Fill out our Online Application Form.
2. Take part in one of our Application Days. We will invite you to attend in person.
3. After successful participation in the Application Day we will email you with your study agreement. Please print it out, sign it and then send it to LUNEX University by post, along with the evidence documents specified in the email.

Application for a Master’s programme:
1. Fill out our Online Application Form.
2. If you have met all the prerequisites for the Master’s programme, we will email you with your study agreement. Please read it carefully, print it out and sign it.
3. In order to complete your application, please send the signed study agreement along with all other required evidence documents by post to LUNEX University.

As an applicant for one of our Bachelor’s programmes, you will be invited to attend an Application Day online. A selection procedure will take place on this day to check whether you meet the necessary prerequisites for the course.

More about the Application Day

The language of instruction in all courses at LUNEX University is English. You should therefore be able to speak and understand English well. You have the opportunity to participate in the Foundation Programme and improve your English if your language skills do not meet the entrnce requirements for study at Bachelor level.

We will inform you in the course of the application process which supporting documents have to be provided and when. In principle, we need the following documents for your application:

  • Copy of your personal ID
  • Copy of the highest educational and/or vocational qualification
  • Language certificate (if applicable)

Depending on the degree programme (Bachelor/Master) and your country of origin (EU/non-EU), further documents may be required. More details will be provided to you in good time.

To secure a study place, we recommend that you send us your documents as soon as possible – but at the latest two weeks before the start of your studies. If you are an applicant from outside the EU, you should note that the application process for a visa can take four to 60 days. Please make sure you give yourself plenty of time.