Clinical Examination and Treatment of the Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine

This film is professionally directed and produced to maximize the visual and educational appeal. Purchase the convenient, effective online training with the DVD and you will receive instant online access to the course material and the video based education. We ship you the DVD for self study offline or to train groups of professionals. Complete the online course, take the course test and print your certificate instantly. A great way to supplement your hands on continuing education courses!

Online Continuing Education Course

  • Professional film designed with interactive menus and instructional video
  • Can be purchased and used separately from the online continuing education course for physical therapists and occupational therapists.
  • Share among teams of therapists, Call for a group rate.
Online Continuing Education Course for PT, OT, PTA and COTA
  • Delivers medical content, medical illustrations, medical animations to PC, Mac, Smartphone or tablet
  • Provides continuing medical education online course credit for PT, PTA, OT, COTA licensing requirements
  • Instant access upon purchases, a 70% or greater test course allows course certificate to be printed online.
  • Online continuing education test can be taken as many times as need to achieve 70% or greater test score

Sample Film Clip

Online Continuing Education Course Objectives

    • Describe the functional anatomy of the cervical spine.
    • Identify signs and symptoms of occipito-atlantal or atlanto-axial instability or cervical artery dysfunction that warrant referral to another healthcare provider.
    • Utilize a treatment-based classification approach to assist with care planning.
    • Perform thrust and non-thrust manual therapy techniques to the thoracic spine, 1st rib, and cervical spine.
    • Formulate therapeutic exercise programs to improve dynamic stabilization of the cervico-thoracic spine.
    • Implement select manual therapy and exercise techniques to manage patients with arm symptoms in association with neck pain.
    • Differentiate cervicogenic headaches from other types of headaches.
    • Utilize select manual therapy and exercise techniques to manage patients with cervicogenic headaches.
    • Employ appropriate intervention strategies for patients with high-levels of neck pain.

Professional Value of the Film

OT PT Online Continuing Education Course with a DVD

  • An advanced educational program featuring examination and treatment techniques of the Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine.
  • DVD provides an continual contribution to your professional development, not just a one time CEU usage
  • Share the DVD with a collegue or group of collegues, they can purchase just the CEU online home study portion and save money


Featured Medical Educator

Dr. Chris Durall, PT, DPT, SCS, LAT, CSCS is the director of the Student Health Center Physical Therapy Department and a graduate faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, where he teaches in several physical therapy courses including Spine Orthopedics. Prior to assuming the directorship at UW-LaCrosse, Dr. Durall was an assistant professor in the physical therapy department at Creighton University. During his appointment at Creighton, Dr. Durall received three consecutive Educator of the Year awards. A practicing outpatient orthopedic/sports clinician since 1993, Dr. Durall earned baccalaureate and advanced masters degrees in physical therapy from UW-LaCrosse, and a Doctorate in physical therapy from Creighton University. He is a graduate of the year-long Gundersen-Lutheran Sports Physical Therapy Residency program, a board-certified sports physical therapist, a licensed athletic trainer, and has been a certified strength and conditioning specialist since 1997. Dr. Durall has authored and co-authored numerous textbook chapters and published articles in PT Magazine, Physiotherapy, the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Isokinetics and Exercise Science, the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, and the Strength and Conditioning Journal.

Continuing Education Course Purchase Options

DVD only

Examination and treatment techniques for the Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine - 30 Examination techniques are followed by 25 Treatment videos with detailed narration by Chris Durall PT, DPT, MS, SCS, LAT, CSCS
$ 89.95

Most Popular Option

DVD Shipment and Instant Online Access to Course Material for 365 days, Videos, New ! Downloadable Course Manual PDF,Online Test and Printable Course Certificate with State Specific CEU approval - Most popular option!
$ 175.00
DVD and Online10.0 hrs

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