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ICSC Seminar   -    Lower extremity module       Program Outline       
August 20-21, 2022   NB:  This is the new date, changed from August 27-28


This FICS seminar is organized with the help of the SCSC.  It covers the lower extremity which is part of the requirement for obtaining chiropractic sport certification. Last year the upper extremity seminar was offered. Those who you have done the upper extremity seminar requirement can obtain the ICSC upon completion of the e-learning modules.

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NB: This seminar is open to every chiropractor, you do not have to pursue ICSC certification.


FICS ICSC Lower Extremity Seminar - Lausanne                 Registration                  
      No obligation to sign up for the sports certification program, the seminar can be taken independently.  

Event Outline
This seminar meets one of the ‘hands-on seminar’ requirements of the FICS International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic (ICSC) and the minimum standard for those wishing to develop the competencies required in sports chiropractic to serve at official FICS international events. To learn more about the ICSC, please visit:

The 1.5-day programme for this seminar incorporates (10 hours of theory and 10 hours of Practical workshops) FICS’ renewed ICSC curriculum and includes a range of lectures with a sports chiropractic focus, although relevant information for general chiropractic practice is included.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE Lower Extremity – (ankle, foot, hip and knee) -
Program overview and learning objectives

·        Emergency procedures - theory and practicum assessment
·        Motion Palpation (MoPa)
/Chiropractic manual treatment (CMT) - theory and lab
·        Soft tissue Interventions - theory and lab
·        Taping - theory and lab
·        Lower extremity - practicum assessment

Theory on-line :
 Participants will be connected to the theory part of this course 30 days before the face-to face seminar. The participant completes the theory as online learning which consists of five sections each two hours. The theory MUST be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practicum session.

Practical Face to Face:
Saturday 20 - Sunday 21 August 2022 (10 hours Practical)
    Saturday 20 August

08:00 – 08:30 Registration/ Welcome Tea & Coffee
08:30 – 12:30 Lectures + short breaks
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 17:30 Lectures + short breaks
    Sunday 21 August

08:00 – 08:30 Registration/ Tea & Coffee
08:30 - 12.00 Lectures + short breaks
Close of day

Dr Timothy Ray and Dr Jon Mulholland   Instructor Information

Registration fee – This is a seminar for Chiropractors
·        FICS-SCSC members
:                             550 CHF
·        Non-members *
:                                    700 CHF
·        Swiss students/assistants** :
                  400 CHF
*  Becoming member of the SCSC will reduce your registration fee.
Swiss 'Student-Assistant' Special : For the obtention of ICSC certification, membership at the Swiss Chiropractic Sports Council (SCSC) is needed.   
Regular first year member fee is 100 CHF, including a 50 CHF handling fee. To encourage joining the SCSC, a 50 franc allowance is granted.  
In addition to this, upon completion of the ICSC e-learning program, SCSC will reimburse 50 CHF for each of these ICSC hands-on seminars. For further information contact :

Accommodation: (self book): It is recommended you make hotel reservations EARLY. August is still vacation time.
Venue:    MSI Maison du Sport International Avenue de Rhodanie 54, CH-1007 Lausanne (Suisse)



Past SCSC Events

Winter Learn and Ski Sports Seminar
Was held  March 9 - 12, 2022 at Saas Fee
See the program here   
ICSC Hands-on Upper Extremity Seminar - Lausanne, Switzerland

Was held in
June and September, 2021      Up to 20 CE credits could be obtained
More at this link   O  
FICS Symposium - The Athlete's Journey   
Global Virtual Presentation  7 - 9 May 2021     Up to  12,5 CE credits could be obtained
More here     

Summer Sports Seminar -  by Carole Moser Ross, DC
Was held on Saturday August 28, 2021    

Program outline:
        9h45 - Coffee - Croissants
        10h30 - Pilates explained  
        10:45 - 11:45 Session I - One group
Pilates on Paddle
                                           -  Other group pétanque and/or beach games
        12:00 - 13:00   Session II - as above  
        13:00  Joyful lunch at the shore 'Buvette de la Pointe du Grain' with delicious
                  fondue and excellent local wine
Where:  Beach at Bevaix.   Details in enclosed     PROGRAM   


 SCSC Winter Seminar  -   Learn and Ski  
  Was held in Saas Fee, Switzerland  on  March 10 - 13, 2021   

The next winter seminar will be held on March 9 - 12, 2022       Program

See details at this link  O


Fall Seminar   
Was held on October 30 - November 1, 2020

Lecturers :

Florence Darbellay, Chiropractor and elite mountainbiker  
Daniel Fritschy, Orthopedic surgeon and specialist of sports medicine  
ean-Pierre Egger, National coach of Swiss Olympic and trainer

See article that appeared in the FICS December e-News  



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