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 22, 2019 – Jun 23, 2019

    800 East Gate Blvd, New York (Garden City), NY 11530

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    Metro Physical Therapy
    800 East Gate Blvd, New York (Garden City), NY 11530

    Course Location
    Metro Physical Therapy
    800 East Gate Blvd.
    Garden City, NY 11530
    T:516-745-8050


    Area Accommodations
    Hampton Inn Garden City
    1 North Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
    (516) 227-2720

    Hilton Garden Inn Westbury
    1575 Privado Road, Westbury, NY 11590
    (516) 683-8200

    Courtyard by Marriott Westbury
    1800 Privado Road, Westbury, NY 11590
    (516) 542-1001

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Oct 5, 2019 – Oct 6, 2019

    7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

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    Medical City Dallas Hospital
    7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

    Course Location
    Medical City Dallas Hospital
    Building E 2nd Floor
    Classroom 1,2,3,
    7777 Forest Lane
    Dallas, TX 75230

    Area Accommodations
    Hyatt Place Dallas/Park Central
    12411 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243
    Phone: (972) 458-2887
    http://dallasparkcentral.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

    Westin Dallas Park Central
    12720 Merit Drive, Dallas, TX 75251
    Phone: (972) 385-3000
    http://www.westindallasparkcentral.com/

    Residence Inn Dallas Park Central
    7642 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75251
    Phone: (972) 503-1333
    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/DALRP-Residence-Inn-Dallas-Park-Central

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Nov 9, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019

    2021 K STREET NW SUITE 750, Washington, DC 20006

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    NovaCare Rehabilitation
    2021 K STREET NW SUITE 750, Washington, DC 20006

    Course Location
    NOVACARE REHABILITATION
    2021 K STREET NW
    SUITE 750
    WASHINGTON, DC 20006

    Area Accommodations:
    Hotel Lombardy
    2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw
    Washington, DC, 20006
    (202) 828-2600

    West End Hotel
    1121 New Hampshire Ave Nw
    Washington, DC, 20037
    (202) 457-0565

    Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Georgetown
    2201 M Street NW
    Washington, DC, 20037
    (202) 974-6010

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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, ATC & Assistants.

BOC Board of Certification, Inc. Approved Provider # P‐2563

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.