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Lumbar Spine Pathology - PT-03 - Detailed Course Description

Lumbar Spine Pathology - PT-03

Comprehensive Manual Therapy Approach for Lumbar Spine Pathology

This 2-day advanced training is designed to have immediate clinical applications, and is dedicated to those health care professionals who want to learn a comprehensive Manual Therapy approach to Lumbar spine pathology.

Instead of prescribing to a single, isolated manual therapy school of thought, Hands-On Seminars teaches a Comprehensive Integrative Manual Therapy approach to Lumbar Spine Pathology. This evidence-based program integrates the 47 years of clinical experience of Hands-On Seminars founders Dimitrios Kostopoulos, PT, PhD, DSc, MCMT and Konstantine Rizopoulos, PT, FABS, MCMT with some of the teachings of leading manual therapy experts such as:

  • Janet Travell, MD
  • David Simons, MD
  • Geoffrey Maitland, PT
  • David Butler, PT
  • Leon Chaitow, DO
  • Dr. Lawrence Jones
  • Freddy Kaltenborn, PT
  • Stanley V. Paris Ph.D., P.T.
  • Robin McKenzie, PT
  • Vladimir Janda, MD
  • Karel Lewit, MD, & others.

This eclectic approach results in selecting the most effective, efficient, evidence-based Manual Therapy techniques for the specific pathology.

Details:

Participants will be taught integrated, comprehensive techniques from the following approaches:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  • Strain & Counter Strain (SCS)
  • Lumbar Spine Mobilization - Manipulation
  • Neurofascial Mobilization
  • Lumbar Spine Stabilization
  • Proprioceptive Training

Differential diagnosis, evaluation and treatment methods will be taught in extensive lab sessions.

Comprehensive Manual Therapy Approach for Lumbar Spine Pathology

The Ultimate Workshop in Advanced Manual Therapy. Experience a high tech multimedia presentation!

Overview

This is an intensive 2-day training seminar/workshop in Manual Therapy for Lumbar Spine Pathology.

This advanced training is designed to have immediate clinical applications, and is dedicated to those health care professionals who want to learn a total Manual Therapy approach to Lumbar Spine Pathology.

Participants will be taught integrated, comprehensive techniques from the following approaches:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  • Strain & Counter Strain (SCS)
  • Lumbar Spine Mobilization - Manipulation
  • Neurofascial Mobilization
  • Lumbar Spine Stabilization
  • Proprioceptive Training

Participants will further enhance their skills in differential diagnosis, and evaluation and treatment methods of Lumbar spine pathology.

Participants will learn advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques along with extensive lab sessions. The instructors use very effective didactic approaches, utilizing advanced multimedia methods.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Know appropriate methods of diagnosis for Lumbar Spine pathology.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding and appropriate handling of all Manual Therapy approaches discussed.
  • Create appropriate Manual Therapy Treatment Protocols that may include: Trigger Point Therapy, Deep and Superficial MyoFascial Therapy, Muscle Energy Technique, Strain-Counter Strain, NeuroFascial Mobilization, Lumbar Mobilization-Manipulation, Lumbar Stabilization, Muscle Strengthening Systems, and Proprioceptive Training.
  • Demonstrate how to effectively treat acute and chronic Lumbar Spine pathology.
  • Perform Advanced Treatment techniques for unresolved Lumbar Spine pathology.
  • Demonstrate the techniques immediately after the workshop. This is a promise!

Course Outline

Daily Timeline
Day 1
08:30 - 10:00 An Introduction to Lumbar Spine Pathology. Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
10:00 - 11:15 Evidence Based Theoretical Rationale of Manual Therapy. Muscle Imbalance Syndromes - Assessment 10 step Protocol
11:15 - 12:00 Evidence and Theory of MyoFascial Trigger Point Therapy
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 MyoFascial Trigger Point Therapy for Lumbar Spine Pathology (Theory - Demonstration - Lab)
14:00 - 14:45 Evidence and Theory of Muscle Energy Technique - Drs. Lewit & Janda Concepts
14:45 - 15:45 Muscle Energy Technique for the Lumbar Spine (Demonstration & Lab)
15:45 - 16:30 Evidence and Theory of Strain - Counter Strain - Dr Jones Concepts
16:30 - 17:30 Strain - Counter Strain for the Lumbar Spine (Demonstration & Lab)
Day 2
08:30 - 10:00 Evidence and Theory of Mobilization & Manipulation Assessment Methods
10:00 - 11:00 Mobilization & Manipulation Assessment Techniques for the Lumbar Spine (Demonstration & Lab)
11:30 - 12:00 Mobilization & Manipulation Treatment Techniques for the Lumbar Spine (Demonstration & Lab)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Evidence and Theory of Neurofascial Mobilization
14:00 - 15:00 Neurofascial Mobilization Techniques for the Lumbar Spine (Demonstration & Lab)
15:00 - 16:00 Stabilization for the Lumbar Spine
16:00 - 17:00 Proprioceptive Training for the Lumbar Spine
17:00 - 17:30 Questions - Answers - Clinical Discussion

The Song List:

In each of our courses we like to create a relaxing, pleasant environment and an environment that motivates and encourages learning and participation. Aside from the overall upbeat spirit of our seminars we also use music, especially during our lab sessions. Here is the music list for PT-3.

  1. If You Could See My Eyes - Almadrava
  2. Barbie Girl - Aqua
  3. Aria / Un Bel Di - Aria Budda-Bar Dinner
  4. Arman Chakmakian / Gypsy Rain - Armen Chakmakian
  5. My Funny Valentine - Big Muff
  6. One Way Or Another - Blondie
  7. Away With Murder - Camera Obscure
  8. Carnaval De Sao Vicente - Cesaria Evora
  9. Yachts [A Man Called Adam Mix] - Coco Steel & Lovebomb
  10. Do You Really Want To Hurt Me (2002 Digital Remaster) - Culture Club
  11. Gobbledygook Remixes (Funkagenda Repulse Mix) - Dave Seaman
  12. Organ Donor - DJ Shadow
  13. I Get A Kick Out Of You - Frank Sinatra
  14. Tell Me Now So I Know - Holly Golightly
  15. One Life Stand - Hot Chip
  16. Tropicando - Les Baxter
  17. Karmacoma - Massive Attack
  18. Mon Ange - Mlle Caro & Franck Garcia
  19. Sunworshipper - Mylo
  20. Paris Summer - Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
  21. Home And Dry (Ambiant Mix) - Pet Shop Boys
  22. The ";In" Crowd - The Ramsey Lewis Trio
  23. Ave mundi - Rodrigo Leao & Vox Ensemble
  24. Your Love (L.O.V.E Reggae Mix) - Wyclef Jean
  25. Last of the Mohicans Theme - Yanni

Lab Attire:

Appropriate Lab Attire To Expose The Trunk, Upper & Lower Extremities is Required. Bring a pillow and an exercise mat if you like.


Dates & Locations

November 23-24, 2013 - Boca Raton, FL (2 Seats Left)
April 5-6, 2014 - Astoria, NY
April 12-13, 2014 - Houston, TX (Beaumont)
May 31-June 1, 2014 - Atlanta, GA

September 27-28, 2014 - Seattle, WA
September 27-28, 2014 - San Antonio, TX
October 4-5, 2014 - Astoria, NY
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