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Active Release/Deep Tissue Techniques for the Quadratus Lumborum

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $59

Course Goals: This course is designed to instruct the healthcare professional on release/deep tissue work on the quadratus lumborum muscle can provide powerful relief to sufferers of low back pain. Professional Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to: Define the actions, functions, and influences the quadratus lumborum hason the low back and pelvis Recognize if your client's low back and hip pain is due to the quadratus lumborum muscle Identify assessment tests for a short quadratus lumborum Identify corrections for high ilium Recognize trigger point referral patterns of the quadratus lumborum Recall palpation skills used for the quadratus lumborum muscle Identify Peggy Lamb's Muscle Swimming techniques for release of the quadratus lumborum muscle Recall stretches to maintain your client's low back and pelvic health Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

For many therapists, treating low back pain is the number one issue for their patients. While there are likely to be a myriad ofcauses for this pain, the biggest factor may be the quadratus lumborum muscle. When this muscle become contracted due to injuries, poor posture, extended stints of sitting, or even stress, they can alter the biomechanics of the pelvis and lumbar, thoracic and even cervical vertebrae. Renowned authors Janet Travell and David Simons called the quadratus lumborum "the joker of low back pain". This powerful core muscle can be the key to restoring power, ease, and fluidity to not only the low back but also to the rest of the body. Skilled, comprehensive and precise active release/deep tissue work on the quadratus lumborum muscle can provide powerful relief to sufferers of low back pain. With Peggy Lamb's innovative Muscle Swimming technique therapists will create longer lasting relief and save their hands. This course is essential for any rehab or medical professional working toward assisting their clients and helping them achieve an injury-free state. This Seminar-On-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

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