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Simple Contact: A must for Your Pain Management Toolbox
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 4
Registration Fee: $116
After completing this course, the student will be able to
Recognize and understand (need a number) neurogenic contributions to painful problems.
List ways to design a program that reduces threatening stimuli which can result in an output of pain.
Identify a patient’s instinctive reactions to painful signals in order to reduce their painful state.
List and identify what research has revealed about pain's relationship to function, strength, posture and flexibility; identifying the authors and publications.
Utilize and recognize approaches to use with patients in pain manually in order to provide gentle and safe therapy.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, and Massage Therapists.
"Simple Contact: A Must For Your Pain Management Toolbox" focuses on simplifying manual care by handling others in pain to promote corrective movement, relief and rehabilitation. It introduces the practicing therapist to an understanding of their patient with persistent pain in light of the newest discoveries of neuroscience. Peer reviewed literature is used to make these insights clinically relevant and immediately applicable to common clinical problems.
Simple Contact, a method of manual care originating with the instructor, is demonstrated. Ideomotion for the relief of mechanical deformation leading to pain is discussed in detail and studies describing its use as a movement therapy in conjunction to traditional manual care are provided.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM