Functional Range Release technique, or FR® Release is an advanced, and comprehensive system of soft tissue assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation used by some of the most highly regarded manual therapists around the world.

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One of the most important factors separating FR® certifications from other manual seminars is its focus on communicating the scientific basis behind the techniques.  A large component of the certification seminars is dedicated to teaching/introducing the participant to the supporting literature so that they can make sound clinical decisions and provide the best manual treatments available.

“We feel that the better one understands the basis, the better they will be at its application.”
– Dr. Andreo Spina

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Become an FR® Provider

Divided by body region into 3 parts (Upper Limb, Lower Limb, and Spine), Functional Range Release® certification seminars consist of 3 days of in-class, hands on training, along with mandatory online lecture material outlining the scientific basis for the system.

Each certification takes participants through all of the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitative techniques inherent to the system for each body region. This includes training in:

Upon successful completion you will receive:

  • Certification as an FR® Release practitioner
    (for the anatomical region completed)

  • A listing on our world-wide find-a provider referral network
  • Exclusive access to our online members area
  • Rights to use the FR® logo 1
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Participant Reviews

“Dr Spina will knock you out of your comfort zone… it’s time to meet this Master.”

Riesal Mikael Id


“Dr. Spina and his team are hands down some of the best in the field. True professionals teaching from their hearts. Can’t wait to take all the courses!”

Matthew Meyer


“Utterly Mind blowing- the best workshop I’ve attended all year, by far.”

Mike Spiegel


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1 Functional Range Release® is a patented and trademarked system of soft-tissue assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation. Upon successful completion of a seminar, you will receive a certificate of completion for the corresponding anatomical region (Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Spine). You will also be able to advertise yourself as being certified in Functional Range Release® practitioner for the anatomical region completed, and will receive the legal right to utilize the logo, with restrictions as outlined in the following.