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

  • May 4, 2019 – May 5, 2019

    2 Garden Ln, Kingston 7, Jamaica 7

    The University of The West Indies Mona
    UWI Mona Campus
    Faculty of Medical Sciences
    Third Floor

    http://www.monavisitorslodge.com/

     

     

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    The University of The West Indies Mona UWI Mona Campus
    2 Garden Ln, Kingston 7, Jamaica 7

    https://www.mona.uwi.edu/fms/node/10

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  • Jun 8, 2019 – Jun 9, 2019

    512 Saybrook Rd, Hartford (Middletown), CT 06457

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    Middlesex Hospital
    512 Saybrook Rd, Hartford (Middletown), CT 06457

    Middlesex Hospital
    512 Saybrook Rd
    Middletown, CT 06457

    Classroom Location
    Middlesex Hospital Outpatient Center
    Rehabilitation Services 2nd Floor
    Main Phone #: 860-358-6000
    Ann Roth Cell number = 860- 853-0891

    Parking
    Free parking is located in back of building of the building
    Please park in visitor parking spaces.

    Middlesex Hospital Rehabilitation and Hand Therapy is located at the Outpatient Center on Saybrook Rd. in Middletown in the 512 building. Bear to the right when you enter the complex and drive to the back of the building. Take the elevator to the second floor and you will see signs directing you to the correct conference room.


    Area Accommodations:
    Inn At Middletown
    70 Main St.,
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 854-6300

    Courtyard by Marriott Hartford Cromwell
    4 Sebethe Drive,
    Cromwell, CT 06416
    (860) 635-1001

    Red Lion Hotel Cromwell
    100 Berlin Road,
    Middletown, CT 06416
    (860) 635-2000

    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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  • Sep 7, 2019 – Sep 8, 2019

    401 Medical Park Dr, Charlotte (Concord), NC 28025

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    Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
    401 Medical Park Dr, 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 21, 2019 – Sep 22, 2019

    900 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109

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    St Francis Memorial Hospital
    900 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109

    Course Location
    Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
    Hoffman Room - 2nd Floor
    900 Hyde Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    1234 Pine Street Parking Garage - Lot $20/day
    415-353-6475

    Area Accommodations
    Hilton - San Francisco Financial District
    750 Kearny Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    (415) 433-6600
    (1.0 miles away)

    Wyndham
    750 Sutter St
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415) 345-3200
    (0.6 miles away)

    Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway
    1500 Van Ness Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415) 441-4000
    (0.4 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Nov 2, 2019 – Nov 3, 2019

    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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  • Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 17, 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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  • Dec 7, 2019 – Dec 8, 2019

    600 NW Murray Rd, Kansas City (Lee's Summit), MO 64081

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    Lee's Summit Medical Center – Summit Ridge campus
    600 NW Murray Rd, Kansas City (Lee's Summit), MO 64081

    Lee's Summit Medical Center – Summit Ridge campus
    600 NW Murray Rd.
    Lee's Summit , MO 64081
    Second Floor - Elm Room

    Parking: Free in either lot on both sides of the building

    Area Accommodations
    Fairfield Inn Kansas City Lee's Summit
    1301 Ne Windsor Dr, Lees Summit, MO 64086
    (816) 524-7572

    Hampton Inn Kansas City Lees Summit
    1751 NE Douglas Street , Lee's Summit, MO 64086
    (816) 347-8600

    Courtyard Marriott - Kansas City South
    500 East 105th Street , Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816)-941-3333

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the hotel.
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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours will 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.

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.