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Quality Continuing Education for the Manual Therapy Field since 1985

Welcome to the Barral Institute. We are an international organization providing continuing education and certification based on the innovative manual therapies developed in clinical practice by world-renowned French Osteopath and Physical Therapist Jean-Pierre Barral.

  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Visceral Vascular Manipulation
  • Neural Manipulation
  • New Manual Articular Approach

French Osteopath Alain Croibier collaborated with Jean-Pierre Barral to develop Visceral Vascular Manipulation, Neural Manipulation and New Manual Articular Approach. The courses are based on clinical techniques personally developed by Jean-Pierre Barral combined with Alain Croibier's scientific information.

We also offer manual therapy seminars in related modalities such as Fascial and Membrane Technique developed by Peter Schwind, PhD, HP.

Alumni include osteopathic physicians, allopathic physicians, doctors of chiropractic, doctors of Oriental medicine, physical therapists, occupational therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists and other professional bodyworkers.

What Barral Students are Saying....

  • "Visceral Manipulation is very effective and interesting to learn."
    - C.C., New York, NY at VM2
  • "Opens new doors toward effectively treating orthopedic patients."
    - S.L., New City, NY at VM2
  • "A 'missing link' - adds another important dimension in the treatment of pain syndromes."
    - M.S., Whitestone, NY at VM2
  • "This is profound work that I am excited to integrate into my practice."
    - K.Z., Brooklyn, NY at VM2
  • "This is a great missing link for my practice."
    - K.K., Leslie, AR, at VM2
  • "After being a PT for more than 14 years, this material truly is the missing link to get our patients better. Thank you."
    - R.M, Downingtown, PA, at VM2
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