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Myofascial Pain of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow: Trigger Point Assessment and Treatment

Therapy Network Seminars


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   1.5
Registration Fee:   $42


Objectives
Identify the causes of peripheral and central sensitization. Identify muscle pathology resulting in trigger point development with resultant pain and loss of function. Identify useful examination techniques to adequately assess and plan treatment for common pain patterns of the elbow wrist and hand. Identify and present the state of evidence to support this area of practice. Identify appropriate treatment interventions including soft tissue release and therapeutic exercises used to address myofascial pain of the elbow, wrist and hand

Target Audience
PT, OT, ATC, CSCS and Therapy Assistants

Confirmation Notes
Email Confirmation and Link with instructions to join the webinar will be sent upon receipt of tuition.

Description
Myofascial pain is a poorly understood and inconsistently addressed syndrome that affects millions of people. As there are conflicting definitions of the problem, there are differing treatment philosophies employed for management of these. This webinar will establish a working definition for these disorders. Neurological and musculoskeletal causes for these disorders are presented and related to relevant clinical presentations. Common pain sites and referral patterns will be presented and options for intervention will be explored.

Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   Home-study
Location:   Online Webinar
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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