Over 100 million Americans currently complain of chronic pain. When pain becomes chronic, there are common changes that occur within the body. The physiological impact pain has on the nervous system and the brain results in a multiple system stress response. Do you understand how this can impact your patient’s functional activities and quality of life?
This intermediate-level class focuses on the physiological effects of pain, the implications it has on the whole body and how a therapist can reverse the chronic pain cycle. Evidence-based material and research is presented throughout the course to provide you with an understanding of how the medical community is contributing to the research for the development of better treatment approaches for chronic pain patients. Techniques to incorporate the nervous system, mind and physical body will enable the clinician to provide a comprehensive whole body approach to achieving positive results.
Spinal Cord Injury is truly a unique educational program featuring a paraplegic and a quadriplegic performing specific rehab activities. Selina Morgan PT, ATP demonstrates and narrates patient transfers, mobility exercises, wheelchair related activity and brace utilization. In addition, Manual Muscle Testing, wheelchair related issues and many other topics are explored in detail. Imagine your spinal cord patients learning mobility techniques by watching other SCI patients perform those techniques! If you are treating SCI patients this film and educational course is essential to your professional development.
The Science of Taping will provide step-by-step instruction for more than 20 taping techniques for the foot and ankle, knee, hip region, upper extremity and spine. Learn to master techniques for ankle instability, ankle instability with posterior tibialis involvement, preventative taping for ankle, plantar fasciitis, bunions, plantar heel pain, patella femoral pain syndrome, IT band friction syndrome, greater trochanteric bursitis, turf toe, Achilles tendon problems, edema, lymphatic stagnation, pes anserine bursitis, MCL, anterior knee pain, patellar tendinitis, AC joint problems, generalized shoulder pain, rotator cuff pain, scapular instability, postural problems, back pain, lateral epicondylitis, golfer’s elbow and TFCC ligament issues.
This is a great online continuing education course to learn techniques for common athletic injury prevention and rehabilitation.
As a clinician, what can I do first with a patient being treated for mechanical lumbosacral region pain in order to provide the best outcome possible for him/her? In other words, what gives me the best chance to provide the most effective and prompt care with my first interventions in the treatment of mechanical lumbosacral region pain? This course will help to answer this question, as you will learn the manual and clinical reasoning skills necessary to restore function and decrease pain in these patients.
One out of three adults over age 65 falls each year, which translates to millions of older adults experiencing a fall and possibly suffering from a lifelong disability. A rehab specialist properly trained in geriatric care can significantly impact the life of the geriatric patient for fall prevention, strengthening, and safe mobility. Attend this course and learn rehab techniques that will benefit this aging population and positively impact an older person’s quality of life.
Understanding Posture and the elements contributing therein can be the gateway to unlocking optimal biomechanics The effective intervention for lumbopelvic dysfunction must be organized around an understanding of static and dynamic posture. Intervention should integrate the anatomic/physiologic components of both biomechanical and neuromechanical dysfunction in the context of postural control. Learn strategies developed for examination and intervention regarding postural inefficiencies in order to repair and optimize movement dysfunction.