Just Breathe 101 Part 2:  Function of Respiration

Just Breathe 101 Part 2: Function of Respiration

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CONTACT HOURS:1 Hours
CEU:0.1
AOTA: Domain of OT, OTP,
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NBCOT®:1.25 PDUs
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FL AOTA #3397 1hrs

This hour addresses the anatomical makeup of the thorax that was initiated in the first hour of this webinar. Detailed descriptions of the muscular component of the thorax including function of these muscles will be discussed. Correct breathing mechanics and the physiology of respiration will be covered.
The importance of the diaphragm and its numerous functions will be presented. Discussion of Differential Diagnosis of the Thoracic spine will also be discussed.

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This hour addresses the anatomical makeup of the thorax that was initiated in the first hour of this webinar. Detailed descriptions of the muscular component of the thorax including function of these muscles will be discussed. Correct breathing mechanics and the physiology of respiration will be covered. The importance of the diaphragm and its numerous functions will be presented. Discussion of Differential Diagnosis of the Thoracic spine will also be discussed.

 

  • Recognize the functions of the intercostals.
  • Review two functions of the diaphragm.
  • Determine how upper chest breathing and the scalenes are related.

 

Content:

 

  • Muscles of respiration anatomy
  • Diaphragm, intercostals, scalenes, levator costae, transversus abdominus
  • Mechanics of breathing
  • Normal breathing-mechanical effects
  • Function of the Diaphragm

 

 

Debra Dent is a Physical Therapist with 40 years of experience specializing in manual therapy of the spine. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada where she received her Diploma of Physiotherapy in 1977 and her Bachelors of Physical Therapy in 1979. She was certified as a Part A Manual Physical Therapist from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 1989 and received her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1994 (FCAMPT). Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) designation was completed in 1996 and recertified in 2006 and 2016 as Emeritus.

Debra is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual Therapists (FCAMPT) since 1994 and was an instructor for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association prior to moving to the USA. She was a guest clinical instructor at the University of South Florida from 2003-05, teaching the Spinal Manual Therapy Program for the MscPT undergraduate program. She has taught a large number of manual therapy courses in the US and Canada.

She wrote the Segmental Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Northeast Seminars Online programs. She owns Cross Border Seminars and presently works as a consultant and contract PT in Palm Harbor Florida. Her primary case load is Rheumatology patients and deals with a multitude of dysfunctions related to those diseases as well as aging and osteoporosis. She is a photographer, captain/sailor and an avid runner.

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