This lab intensive course presents both Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM) and Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) for the cervical and upper thoracic spines, upper ribs and shoulder regions. The participants will be instructed in the science and principles of these techniques along with an overview of the anatomy and biomechanics of the regions. The laboratory sessions will include demonstration followed by opportunity to practice these hands-on evaluation and treatment techniques under the supervision of your instructor. This course will provide the participant with the understanding and necessary skills to apply these techniques in the clinic environment.

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Jun 9, 2017 – Jun 10, 2017

    Lake Charles, LA 70607

    PRIVATE COURSE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

  • Sep 16, 2017 – Sep 17, 2017

    OPEN DATE,

    HOST THIS COURSE & EARN FREE TUITION

  • Oct 7, 2017 – Oct 8, 2017

    1900 Don Wickham Drive, Orlando (Clermont), FL 34711

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    South Lake Hospital
    1900 Don Wickham Drive, Orlando (Clermont), FL 34711

    Course Location
    South Lake Hospital
    1900 Don Wickham Drive
    Clermont, FL 34711
    352.394.4071
    www.southlakehospital.com

    Sky Top Conference Room

    Conference room is located next to the cafeteria in the hospital on the first floor.

    Nearby Accommodations
    Fairfield Inn and Suites Clermont
    1750 Hunt Trace Boulevard
    Clermont, FL
    352-394-6585
    (0.2 miles away)

    Hampton Inn and Suites Clermont
    2200 E Highway 50
    Clermont, FL
    352-536-6600
    (0.5 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Oct 21, 2017 – Oct 22, 2017

    7 West 22nd Street 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010

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    KIMA Center for Physiotherapy & Wellness
    7 West 22nd Street 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010

    Course Location
    KIMA Center for Physiotherapy & Wellness
    7 West 22nd Street
    8th Floor
    New York, NY 10010

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    http://www.mta.info/

    Area Accommodations
    Hilton New York Fashion District
    152 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
    (212) 858-5888

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York City - Chelsea
    128 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001
    (212) 564-0994

    Hilton Garden Inn New York/Chelsea
    121 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001
    (212) 564-2181

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Nov 4, 2017 – Nov 5, 2017

    324 Roxbury Road, Rockford, IL 61107

    9 SPOTS LEFT

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    OrthoIllinois
    324 Roxbury Road, Rockford, IL 61107

    Parking: Black top parking lot in front of the building

    Venue: Enter through the glass doors at the front of the building and the Rehab gym doors will be immediately upon the right once entering the front of the building.

    We will have signs posted on the doors

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  • Nov 11, 2017 – Nov 12, 2017

    1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

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    Broward General Health Center
    1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

    Course Location
    Broward Regional Medical Center
    1600 S. Andrews Avenue
    Auditorium Rooms A B C 2nd Floor Main Bldg.
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Tel: 954-355-4400

    Area Accommodations
    Comfort Suites: 954-767-8700
    1800 S Federal Highway - 33316
    (0.5 miles away)

    Embassy Suites: 954-527-2700
    1100 SE 17th St Causeway - 33316
    (1.0 miles away)

    Hampton Inn: 954-924-2700
    250 N. Andrews Avenue – 33301
    (1.5 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Nov 18, 2017 – Nov 19, 2017

    OPEN DATE,

    HOST THIS COURSE & EARN FREE TUITION

  • Dec 9, 2017 – Dec 10, 2017

    7300 Van Dusen Rd, Baltimore (Laurel), MD 20707

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    Laurel Regional Hospital
    7300 Van Dusen Rd, Baltimore (Laurel), MD 20707

    Course Location
    Laurel Regional Hospital
    James Russell Jones Conf. Rm
    7300 Van Dusen Rd
    Laurel, MD 20707
    Tel 301-725-4300

    Nearby Hotels
    Hampton Inn - 240-456-0234
    7900 Braygreen Rd
    (2.0 miles away)

    Fairfield Inn - 301-498-8900
    13700 Baltimore Ave
    (2.0 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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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

Level of Instruction: Intermediate
This course is 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 principles of STM & MET.
  • Demonstrate select STM techniques for the shoulder, cervical-thoracic spine and chest regions.
  • Demonstrate select MET to address joint dysfunctions at the upper thoracic spine, the first rib, the lower and upper cervical spine and the shoulder complex..
  • Demonstrate select MET to address muscular imbalances at the neck and shoulder complexes.
  • Demonstrate select exercises for the regions.

Participants Comments

  • “EXCELLENT!! ...Terry was terrific and made sure everyone was comfortable with the techniques before moving onto something new”
  • “Loved all the lab time afforded with this course. ”
  • “Terry was fantastic!! ...extremely helpful and made everyone in the class feel comfortable asking questions.”
  • “Great balance between lecture and lab. Handouts were organized and will be easy to replicate for
    use in the clinic.”

  • “Just what I was looking for. Thanks !!”

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:30 Anatomy: Muscles, Fascia & Joint
    - Principles Effects and Physiology of Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM) and Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Cervical and Thoracic Spines and Ribs
    11:30 Evaluation Process
    12:00 LUNCH (on your own)
    1:00 Demonstration and Practice Labs
    - Palpation of Landmarks
    1:30 MET for the Cervical Spine Lab
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 MET for the Upper Thoracic Spine Lab
    5:30 Q/A and Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 MET for Upper Ribs Lab
    Elevated First Rib
    External Torsion
    Respiratory Dysfunctions
    9:30 Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Shoulder
    - Glenohumeral Joint
    - Acromioclavicular Joint
    - Sternoclavicular Joint
    - Scapulothoracic “Joint”
    - Prevention of Acute Shoulder Dysfunction in the Immobile Patient
    - Interactive Videos of Shoulder Mechanics
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Demonstration and Practice Labs
    - Palpation of Landmarks
    - Muscle Length Assessment
    - STM for Neck
    12:00 LUNCH (on your own)
    1:00 Practice Labs Continued
    - STM for the Neck, Chest, Upper Back and Shoulder
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 MET for Shoulder Girdle Lab
    4:00 Home Exercise Program
    5:00 Q/A & 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.