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Therapy Network Seminars

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $625

At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to: Identify the principles of STM & MET. Demonstrate select STM techniques for the shoulder, cervical-thoracic spine and chest re- gions. Demonstrate select MET to address joint dys- functions at the upper thoracic spine, the first rib, the lower and upper cervical spine and the shoulder complex.. Demonstrate select MET to address muscular imbalances at the neck and shoulder complexes. Demonstrate select exercises for the regions.

Target Audience

Confirmation Notes
All on-line registrations will be sent a confirmation email with hotel information and any additional course information. Register 2 or more people and receive $50 off EACH registration!! (*not available to discount club members*) All registrations must be received within 72 hours to be eligible for the group discount** Call 740-293-4030 to register your group today!** Regular Registration Rate: $625 Cancellation Policy POLICY: Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants non-refundable airfare, accommodations or fees.

COURSE AGENDA DAY 1 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 Overview of Muscles, Fascia and Joints Principles, Effects and Physiology of Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM) and Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) 9:30 Anatomy of Cervical and Thoracic Spines and Ribs 10:00 Break 10:15 Biomechanics of the Cervical and Thoracic Spines and Ribs 10:45 Evaluation Process 11:30 Palpation Lab 12:00 Lunch on own 1:00 Cervical Mobility Testing 1:30 MET for the Cervical Spine - Typical Cervical Joints - AA Joint - OA Joint 2:45 MET for the Upper Thoracic Spine - Assessment of Thoracic Spine - Flexion Restrictions 3:15 Break 3:30 MET for the Upper Thoracic Spine - Extension Restrictions - Alternate Techniques 4:30 MET for Upper Ribs - Elevated First Rib - Rib Torsion 5:30 Questions and Adjourn DAY 2 8:00 MET for Rib Respiratory Dysfunctions: - Exhalation Restrictions - Inhalation Restrictions 8:45 Soft Tissue Techniques for the Neck 10:30 Break 10:45 Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Shoulder Girdle - Glenohumeral Joint - Acromioclavicular Joint - Sternoclavicular Joint - Scapulothoracic Videos of Shoulder Motion Prevention of Acute Shoulder Dysfunction in the Immobile Patient 12:00 Lunch on Own 1:00 Demonstration and Practice Lab - STM for Shoulder, Chest, Upper Back 3:00 Break 3:15 MET for Shoulder Girdle 4:00 Home Exercise Program 5:00 Questions, Course Critique and Adjournment

This lab intensive course presents both Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) and Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM) for the cervical and upper thoracic spines, upper ribs and shoulder regions. The participants will be instructed in the science and principles of these techniques along with an overview of the anatomy and biomechanics of the regions. The laboratory sessions will include demonstration followed by opportunity to practice these hands-on evaluation and treatment techniques under the supervision of your instructor. The course will end w/ a discussion and demonstration lab of appropriate exercises to support manual therapy. This course will provide the participant with the understanding and necessary skills to apply these techniques in the clinic environment.

PARTICIPANTS COMMENTS: EXCELLENT!! ...Bill was terrific and made sure everyone was comfortable with the techniques before moving onto something new Loved all the lab time afforded with this course. Bill was fantastic!! ...extremely helpful and made everyone in the class feel comfortable asking questions. Great balance between lecture and lab. Handouts were organized and will be easy to replicate for use in the clinic. Just what I was looking for. Thanks !!

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   55 Fogg Road at Rte 18 BOSTON (South Weymouth) Massachusetts
Location:   South Shore Hospital
Dates:   10-05-2024 - 10-06-2024, 8:00AM 5:30PM