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Up-Coming Seminar Conference Dates:

MANUAL THERAPY OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY
A Soft Tissue & Joint Mobilization Approach to UE Management

October 6, 2012_____________________$195.00
.8 CEUs = 8 contact hours

Held at: Southern Therapy Services, Inc. Carollton GA
Instructor: Ram Shahani PT, DPT, OCS, MBA

Contact: Megan Duncan, 770-832-2484 X107 to register. LIMITED REGISTRATION.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

“Manual Therapy of the Upper Extremity” is a course that is a must for any therapist who is interested in improving outcomes with patients who have upper extremity dysfunction. This is a 1 day course that combines the best of soft tissue mobilization techniques and joint mobilization techniques to give the therapist both skills and knowledge to perform manual therapy on the upper quarter. Arthrokinematics, basic histology and histopathology, indications and contraindications along with an anatomy review are taught in the lecture. Emphasis is placed on treatment of multiple diagnoses of the upper quarter that therapists treat, including rotator cuff tendonitis and bursitis, adhesive capsulitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dequervain's syndrome, fibromyalgia, lateral epicondilitis, joint contracture and general tendonitis. Eight-five percent of the course is hands-on lab giving the participant ample time to practice and integrate the manual therapy techniques from the scapula to the fingers.

Traumatic Brain Injury: Implications Impacting Therapy Across the Lifespan

On Hold, to be scheduled

1.525 CEUs = 15 1/4 contact hours
Held at: Texas Children's Hospital - Feign Center - Houston, Texas
Instructors: Stefanie D. Palma, PT, DPT, M. Ed., NCS, CBIS, Terrie L. Millard, PT, DPT, MMSc, PCS

To Register Call: Mitzi Wiggins, MS, PT - 832-826-6107 or go to www.texaschildrens.org/CareCenters/PhysicalMedicine/courses.aspx to register online.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to provide current evidence-based information including the application of the ICF model to evaluation and the development of outcome measures for the neurologically involved clients across the lifespan. Individuals will also gain information regarding current concepts used to drive neuroplasticity in brain-injured adults and children. The course will also provide evidence-based research to support the use of the body weight support system, functional electrical stimulation and the Wii rehab. The course will also provide an overview of pharmacological and behavioral management. The course will include lecture, case presentations, participant problem solving of case scenarios and hands on laboratory activities.


For cancellation, within 4 days prior to the course date, no refund will be given. If cancellation occurs prior to this date, a $55.00 cancellation fee will be charged for a 2 day course, $30.00 for a one day course and $15.00 for the 2 hour ethics course.

As part of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)'s Approved Provider Program, AOTA is requesting that participants of this courses listed above complete a short online survey about your continuing education experience with our organization as an AOTA Approved Provider.

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