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Shoulder-Elbow-Hand Pathology - PT-04 - Detailed Course Description

Shoulder-Elbow-Hand Pathology - PT-04

ComprehensiveManual Therapy Approach for Shoulder, Elbow, Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand pathology.

Instead of prescribing to a single, isolated manual therapy school of thought, Hands-On Seminars teaches a Comprehensive Integrative Manual Therapy approach to Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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)
  • Shoulder - Elbow & Hand Mobilization - Manipulation
  • Neurofascial Mobilization
  • Shoulder - Elbow & Hand Stabilization
  • Proprioceptive Training

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

Comprehensive Manual Therapy Approach for Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand Pathology.

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

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

Participants will further enhance their skills in differential diagnosis, and evaluation and treatment methods of Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand pathology.
  • Perform Advanced Treatment techniques for unresolved Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand 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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand (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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand (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 Shoulder - Elbow & Hand (Demonstration & Lab)
11:30 - 12:00 Mobilization & Manipulation Treatment Techniques for the Shoulder - Elbow & Hand (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 Upper Limb (Demonstration & Lab)
15:00 - 16:00 Stabilization for the Shoulder - Elbow & Hand
16:00 - 17:00 Proprioceptive Training for the Shoulder - Elbow & Hand
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-4.

  • Dancing Queen - ABBA
  • Vem (Alem de toda a Solidão) - Alpha Remix
  • Sleep - Amanaska
  • Ayó Da (Goodbye My Dear) - Andy Palacio
  • Life Is On the Sea - Bebo Best & The Super Lounge Orchestra
  • You're the One - The Black Keys
  • The Tide Is High (2001 Digital Remaster) - Blondie
  • Is This Love - Bob Marley & The Wailers Legend  Reggae
  • Under the Milky Way - The Church
  • Do You Realize - The Flaming Lips
  • Luck Be A Lady - Frank Sinatra
  • Cabeza de Mojado - Friends of Dean Martinez
  • Blind (feat. Antony Hegarty) - Hercules & Love Affair
  • Exploration - The Karminsky Experience Inc DJ-Kicks: Thievery Corporation
  • Kernkraft 400 - Kernkraft 400
  • Khen Hook - Lanoiraude
  • Foto Viva - Mo'Horizons
  • Hit The Road Jack (Pe Na estrada) - Mo'Horizons
  • Sick & Tired - Nappy Roots & Anthony Hamilton
  • Slow Show - The National
  • Nick Cave - Mack The Knife - Nick Cave
  • Save Me - Nina Simone
  • Ave Mundi - Rodrigo Leão
  • Hare Krisna (feat. Seu Jorge) - Thievery Corporation
  • Yanni - In The Mirror - 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.


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