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Deep Tissue Techniques for the Iliopsoas and Secondary Thigh Flexors

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   3
Registration Fee:   $88.00

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional through a study on deep tissue techniques for the iliopsoas and secondary thigh flexors.Professional Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to: Examine and explain the actions, functions, and influences the iliopsoas and secondary thigh flexors muscles has on the low back and pelvis Determine if your client's low back and hip pain is due to the iliopsoas and secondary thigh flexors muscles. Identify assessment tests for a short iliopsoas Identify assessment tests for a rotated pelvis Practice corrections for a short iliopsoas and rotated pelvis Examine trigger point referral patterns of the iliopsoas Precise palpation skills for the iliopsoas and secondary thigh flexors muscles Incorporate Peggy Lamb's Muscle Swimming in order to release the iliopsoas and secondary thigh flexors muscles Identify 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.

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Deep tissue therapy techniques on this core muscle can provide powerful relief for sufferers of low back pain the second most common reason for doctor visits.For many therapists, treating low back pain is the number one issue for their patients. While there are likely to be a myriad of causes for this pain, the biggest factor may be the iliopsoas muscle. When this muscle become contracted due to injuries, poor posture, extended stints of sitting, or even stress, it can alter the biomechanics of the pelvis and lumbar, thoracic and even cervical vertebrae. Renowned authors Janet Travell and David Simons called the iliopsoas "the hidden prankster". 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. This Seminar-On-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   , , Online Seminar
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050