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.

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, 2018 – Jun 10, 2018

    3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610

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    WakeMed Health & Hospitals
    3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610

    Building Name:
    Andrews Center
    Conference Rooms 1 & 2
    Phone #: 919-350-8000

    Parking
    Free parking located on upper and lower deck of the Andrews Center.

    The Andrews Center is located at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus. After exiting the Beltline on New Bern Avenue, drive through the Sunnybrook Road intersection and take a left into the Emergency Entrance. The Andrews Center is on your left. Click here for a map of Raleigh Campus.

    Area Accommodations
    Marriott-Raleigh City Center – 929-833-1120
    500 Fayetteville St , Raleigh, NC 27601
    (3.6 miles away)

    Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown – 919-872-2323
    3415 Wake Forest Road , Raleigh, NC 27609
    (3.6 miles away)

    Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
    421 S Salisbury St , Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 834-9900
    (3.6 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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  • Jul 14, 2018 – Jul 15, 2018

    480 4th Avenue, Suite 301, San Diego (Chula Vista), CA 91910

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    South Bay Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
    480 4th Avenue, Suite 301, San Diego (Chula Vista), CA 91910

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  • Aug 18, 2018 – Aug 19, 2018

    1076 W. Chandler Blvd. Suite 103, Phoenix (Chandler), AZ 85224

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    360 Physical Therapy
    1076 W. Chandler Blvd. Suite 103, Phoenix (Chandler), AZ 85224

    Directions
    We are located on the NW corner of Chandler Blvd and Alma School.
    We are in the same shopping center as East Valley Imaging and Dr. Wilson.
    We are behind Chase Bank and Wells Fargo, next to Cathy's Rum Cake.
    From Loop 101 exit Chandler Blvd and go east to Alma School Road (about 2.5 miles).

    http://360physicaltherapy.com/locations/physical-therapy-chandler/


    Nearby Accommodations
    Hilton-Phoenix
    2901 W Frye Rd , Chandler, AZ 85224
    (480) 899-7400
    (2.6 miles away)

    Courtyard-Fashion Ctr
    1100 S Price Rd , Chandler, AZ 85286
    (480) 855-8600
    (3.2 miles away)

    Homewood Suites-Chandler
    1221 S Spectrum Blvd , Chandler, AZ 85286
    (480) 963-5700
    (3.9 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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  • Sep 22, 2018 – Sep 23, 2018

    4021 Brookhaven Avenue, Houston (Pasadena), TX 77504

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    Bayshore Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center
    4021 Brookhaven Avenue, Houston (Pasadena), TX 77504

    Across the street from front entrance of Bayshore Medical Center


    FREE parking in adjacent lot or on street.

    Course in Rehab Gym.

    http://bayshoremedical.com/contact-us/maps-directions.dot

    Directions
    http://bayshoremedical.com/contact-us/maps-directions.dot

    Area Accommodations
    Hampton Inn & Suites – 281-998-3300
    4741 East Sam Houston Parkway S, Pasadena, TX 77584
    (2.5 miles away)

    Houston Marriott South – 713-943-7979
    9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017
    (4.4 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 20, 2018 – Oct 21, 2018

    7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

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

    Building E 2nd Floor
    Classroom 1,2,3,

    Area Accommodations
    Hyatt Place Dallas/Park Central
    12411 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243
    Phone: (972) 458-2887

    Westin Dallas Park Central
    12720 Merit Drive, Dallas, TX 75251
    Phone: (972) 385-3000

    Residence Inn Dallas Park Central
    7642 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75251
    Phone: (972) 503-1333

    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 17, 2018 – Nov 18, 2018

    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, New Orleans (Jefferson), LA 70121

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    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness, Elmwood Clinic
    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, New Orleans (Jefferson), LA 70121

    Building Name:

    Sports Medicine building B

    Gym A, 1st Floor

    Phone #: 504-842-1819

    Parking

    Free parking located in the parking garage attached to Building B

    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness Clinic is located on the Ochsner Medical Center Elmwood campus. From I-10, take the Clearview Pkwy south (toward the Huey P Long Bridge). U-turn at a stoplight just past the campus (the campus will be on your left). Return to the campus and turn right onto the campus. Building B and the parking garage will be on your left.

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  • Dec 8, 2018 – Dec 9, 2018

    4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140

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    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140

    Founders Banquet room - Warner Building

    Free Visitor Parking in main parking garage directly on your left as you are entering the facility grounds.

    Walk out of garage at ground level and walk across street and into the building on the right. Walk through this building, through garden, into next building (the Warner Building), and Founders is on the immediate right.

    Nearby Accommodations
    Wyndham-Miami Beach Resort
    4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
    (305) 532-3600
    (2 miles away)

    Courtyard Miami Beach Oceanfront
    3925 Collins Ave
    Miami Beach, FL 33140
    (866) 427-8382
    (2 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 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.