An engaging digital experience delivering studio quality online film combined with interactive online sessions. A covid response educational solution that delivers maximum CE hours with extra value, such as physician contributions, actual patient demonstrations and interviews.

Myofascial Release and Soft Tissue Techniques to Improve Functional Outcomes and Reduce Pain

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Why take this engaging online course with an interactive session?

  • Combine a studio filmed online course with an interactive course presented as a webinar.
  • Take up to one year to complete the online course.
  • Interact with the instructor with your specific questions from the online course
  • Get further instructions on complex areas of the material
  • Register online and the online course will be automatically, any bonus courses will be added by our support team.

If you think about the typical posture of your older patient, it usually involves a forward-head, kyphosis. decreased shoulder range of motion, tight hip flexors and restricted ankle mobility. The patient may also present with stenosis in the spine and some tight muscular issues in the back, often with complaints of neck, shoulder, back and hip pain.

This Myofascial Release course for physical therapists and occupational therapists will present the evidence that supports the theory that connective tissue and fascia provide the network connection for all of the anatomical framework and is quite often the underlying factor of many postural and functional limitations. Through gentle myofascial techniques a clinician can significantly improve age related tissue shortening to improve range of motion, balance, function and decrease pain.

The instructor has dedicated her professional therapy career to understanding how the body works. The CE course instructor will present the dysfunctions commonly seen in the elderly population and teach you how to identify the tissues implicated in each particular dysfunction. Step by step instruction and demonstration of the proper techniques to utilize when performing gentle myofascial techniques for the upper body, hip, spine , knee and ankle regions are presented. Specific techniques will include gently myofascial technique for tissue around the sternum, pectoralis major and minor, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipitals, unchallenged ligament, C7-T1 juncture, thoracic spine, fascial sleeve, shoulder external rotators, TFL, quadratus lumborum, erector spinae, hip flexors, hip external rotators, talocrural joint, achilles tendon and plantar flexors.

Contraindications and precautions for this population will be discussed to ensure that your treatment approach is not only effective but safe. Case study presentations will be discussed to showcase the results achieved through use of these techniques on specific regions of the body.

This course will provide the clinician with techniques that can be immediately applied to their elderly clientele.

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  • CE Hours: 21.5 hrs, 2.15 CEU
  • Delivered: Online
  • Instant Online Access, 365 days of access, Mobile Ready


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