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Therapy Network Seminars

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   1.5
Registration Fee:   $52

Understand the principles of The Meeks Method so that they can begin to apply these principles the very next day. Identify the stages of bone development and the different types of movement necessary for each stage. Demonstrate Perch Posture, Hip Hinge and Safe Sit-To-Stand. Identify the indications for bracing with the Spinomed IV, to understand why this brace is fundamentally different than other types of bracing and how its use is part of a comprehensive program of osteoporosis management, including athletics , and leisure activities.

Introductory material on The Meeks Method Experience of functional sit-to-stand-to-sit movement Discussion of the management dilemmas in persons with osteoporosis and other bone health issues General guidelines for functional movement for strong bones Stages of bone growth and the important movement considerations in different stages Introduction to bracing with the Spinomed Spinal Orthosis for Osteoporosis

After the introductory information, this evidence-based, experiential, active and participatory 1.5-hour webinar will start at the very beginning of human movement with a focus on maximizing movement for function and fitness while having fun along the life span. Included is a brief introduction of The Meeks Method and its principles of movement, stages of bone development and ideas on how to maximize safe and therapeutic forces on the bones at any age. Participants will be guided through Sit-To-Stand-To-Sit, perhaps the most functional movement we do throughout our life, balance from simple to more complex, and be given many ideas on how to bring safety into a person’s favorite things to do—including sitting and reading or watching TV, Golf, Tennis and Bowling as well as other activities such as Yoga and Pilates. BONE UP!

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM