Injuries to the upper extremity cause impairments that often contribute to significant disabilities and functional limitations.  Rehabilitation professionals who properly apply manual therapy techniques and exercises are giving their patients the best opportunity to rehabilitate their injuries.  This two day course will enable the participant to understand the role of manual therapy in rehabilitation of the upper extremity and apply manual and exercise techniques appropriately.  The interaction between the instructor and participant is the foundation for an active learning environment.  The course will provide the optimal continuing education experience equipping the participant to apply these techniques immediately when they return to the clinic.  Additionally, they will be able to use the anatomical, biomechanical, and neuromuscular basis to further develop their manual therapy skills.

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Jun 10, 2023 – Jun 11, 2023

    401 Medical Park Drive, CHARLOTTE (Concord), NC 28025

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    Cabarrus College of Health and Sciences
    401 Medical Park Drive, CHARLOTTE (Concord), NC 28025

    Course Location
    Cabarrus College of Health and Sciences
    401 Medical Park Drive
    Concord, NC 28025
    Room 226
     
    Directions
    Cabarrus College is located on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast.
    http://www.cabarruscollege.edu/admissions/directions.cfm
     
    Driving Directions
    From 1-85, take Exit 58 toward Concord onto Concord Parkway.
    Turn left at the entrance to CMC-Northeast and Carolina Mall onto Mall Drive.
    Stay left at the fork in the road.
    Turn right at the first stop sign and left at the second stop sign.
    Cabarrus College will be on your left.
     
    Nearby Accommodations
    Hampton Inn Concord – 704-793-9700
    612 Dickens Place NE
    Concord, NC 28025
    (1.8 miles away)
     
    Country Inn and Suites – 704-793-6777
    580 Dickens Place NE
    Concord, NC 28025
    (1.9 miles away)
     
    Embassy Suites Concord
    5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW
    Concord NC 28027
    Phone: 704-455-8200
    (5 miles away)
     
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Sep 30, 2023 – Oct 1, 2023

    4200 Houma Boulevard, NEW ORLEANS (Metairie), LA 70006

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    East Jefferson General Hospital
    4200 Houma Boulevard, NEW ORLEANS (Metairie), LA 70006

    Course Location
    East Jefferson General Hospital
    Main Hospital Building
    4200 Houma Boulevard
    Crawford Conference Center
    Metairie, LA 70006
    www.ejgh.org
     
    Directions
    East Jefferson General Hospital is conveniently located 6 miles from the city of New Orleans and can be accessed from Exit 226 on I-10.
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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    Area Accommodations
    New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway – 504-836-5253
    3838 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006
    (1.6 miles away)
     
    Hampton Inn Metairie – 504-831-7676
    2730 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006
    (1.8 miles away)
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Oct 7, 2023 – Oct 8, 2023

    5655 First Boulevard, NASHVILLE (Hermitage), TN 37076

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    Summit Medical Center
    5655 First Boulevard, NASHVILLE (Hermitage), TN 37076

    Course Location
    Summit Medical Center
    5655 First Boulevard
    Hermitage, TN 37076
    1st Floor Conf. Rm - Follow Signs
    (615) 316-3000 - www.summitmedctr.com
     
    Nearby Hotels
    Country Inns & Suites - 615-277-1099
    3423 Percy Priest Dr - 37076
    (2.5 miles away)
     
    Hilton Garden Inn - (615) 884-0088
    412 Royal Parkway - 37214
     (6.0 miles away)
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. 
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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hourswill be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATs & Assistants.

Therapy Network, Inc. (BOC AP#: P2563) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. Our seminars are eligible for a maximum of 15 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Audience

This is an introductory level course intended for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs and ATs

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Objectives

  • Identify the anatomical and biomechanical foundations for manual therapy in the upper extremity.
  • Perform joint mobilizations to the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist.
  • Perform soft tissue mobilizations to the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist.
  • Be able to instruct and perform functional exercises to reinforce applied manual therapy techniques for the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist.
  • Be able to instruct and perform functional exercises to reinforce applied manual therapy techniques for the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist.
  • Identify precautions and contraindications for using manual therapy.

Participants Comments

  • “My 3rd manual therapy course and finally someone got it right. Great mixture of lecture and lab. Instructor was so approachable and made himself available to everyone. Will highly recommend”
  • “Demo-Practice, Demo-Practice… hands on was invaluable. Thank you so much for enhancing my practice skills. Awesome”
  • “The instructor was extremely well versed in this area. His knowledge and teaching techniques are amazing:”
  • “Labs were outstanding. Instructor approachable and in touch with class needs and learning styles”

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:30 Evidenced Based Practice
    Muscular Imbalances and Joint Dysfunction
    9:00 Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Shoulder
    Girdle
    Video of Shoulder Motion
    9:45 LAB: Shoulder Palpation
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Evaluation

    10:30 Principles for Manual Therapy:
    -Shoulder Impairments that may respond to Manual Therapy
    -Precautions and Contraindications
    -How to Start and How to Finish
    -Joint Mobilization
    -Soft Tissue Mobilization
    12:00 LUNCH (On your own)
    1:00 LAB: Manual Techniques for the
    Shoulder Girdle and Related Exercises
    Glenohumeral Joint
    AC Joint
    SC Joint
    Scapular Thoracic
    3:15 BREAK
    3:15 Scapulothoracic Mobilization
    - Periscapular musculature
    - Exercise Techniques to restore neuromuscular function of the shoulder girdle
    (Demonstration and Practice Lab)
    3:30 LAB: Manual Techniques for Shoulder (cont)
    5:00 Clinical Pearls
    5:30 Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 Soft Tissue Techniques and Exercises for the Shoulder Girdle
    9:30 The Elbow & Wrist Complex: Biomechanics and Functional Anatomy for mobilization
    10:15 BREAK
    10:30 Anatomy and Biomechanics for the Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    11:45 LAB: Elbow, Wrist and Hand Palpation

    12:00 LUNCH (On your own)
    1:00 LAB: Manual Techniques and Exercises for the Elbow and Wrist

    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 LAB: Manual Techniques and Exercises for the Hand

    4:00 Case Studies
    5:00 Adjourn

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants nonrefundable airfare, accommodations or fees.