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  Myofascial Therapy with Emphasis on Trigger Points

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CEUs: .425 FL Live 20-171425 for 5.1 hrs
Contact Hours: 4.25

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Instructors:

Nancy Falkenstein OTR/L CHT
Susan Weiss OTR/L CHT

Description:

This interactive course is in movie format. This course will cover myofascial therapy of soft tissue origin of the upper extremity trigger points. Some common cumulative trauma musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed and how to treat through myofascial therapy. You will view excellent demonstration of trigger point treatment techniques and myofascial therapy of soft tissue origin throughout the course. Instructor takes from pre-trigger point intervention demonstrating low level laser therapy (LLLT) techniques and benefits through post-trigger point exercises. You will also learn about instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and basic application of the instruments. The instructor will give tips, tricks, and techniques as she takes you from research to clinical application of specific muscle pain pathologies. Excellent introduction to reducing and treating pain associated with CTDs. Manual provided with excellent photos to enhance your learning experience. Note: This course provides conceptual preparation to seek additional training, and does not provide you a mentored hands-on skills session. Please seek additional experience, with a mentor, to perform hands-on skills. Upon Successful completion of the examination (75%) your certificate will be sent via email.

Objectives: The therapist will::

  • Review anatomy of a muscle
  • Review common pain definitions and be able to identify at least 2
  • Introduction to LASER basic physics
  • Review LASER application in conjunction with trigger points
  • Be introduced to upper extremity trigger points associated with musculoskeletal disturbances
  • Become familiar with stretches for specific muscles and list two stretches
  • Become familiar with identifying trigger points in the upper extremity and list 3
  • See demonstrations of post-trigger point therapy exercises of the UE
  • Be introduced to some tips, tricks, & techniques for treating musculoskeletal disturbances
  • View a demonstration of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques
  • Outline:

  • Pain definitions
  • Anatomy of a muscle
  • Treatment techniques
  • Low Level Laser Therapy intervention techniques
  • Specific trigger point therapy techniques
  • Muscle stretches
  • Myofascial massage
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue treatment
  • Post-trigger point treatment modalities & exercises
  • Precautions & contradictions of trigger point therapy
  • Format
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    Discounted Add On Item(s) Available with this Product

    Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, 3rd Ed Book - A Quick Reference Guide and Review - Book $249.00


    Reviews

    An extraordinary addition to my "bag of tricks", and a vital portion of most of my treatment plans!
    Sue Hammerich OTR/L  
       
    I learned what I was hoping to gain from this.
    Kathy Randall, MA, OTR/L, CHT  
       
    informative for video course. now need some hands on experience
     
       

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