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Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification
Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification

Where:   ARLINGTON, VA

When:  Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Course Description:

Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day.

Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.
Objectives:

  1. Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence.
  2. Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping.
  3. Demonstrate how to apply cupping for best results.
  4. Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each.
  5. Demonstrate how cupping techniques can be combined with corrective exercise to improve pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.
  6. Develop cupping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient.
OUTLINE

Principles Of Myofascial Cupping (60 minutes)
  • Movement, mobility, and motor control
    • Movement Pyramid framework
  • Fascial anatomy/physiology
  • Physiological/neurological effects of cupping techniques
  • Current literature related to cupping techniques
    • Blood flow, fascial gliding, and the nervous system
  • Indications, contraindications, and application safety
Skin/Fascial Screening (60 minutes)
  • Hands-On Lab
Fundamental Cupping Techniques And Treatment Strategies (60 minutes)
  • Direction and pressure
  • Decompression/compression forces
  • External/internal glide methods
  • Graded exposure techniques
  • Sensory-motor retraining
  • Integrating corrective exercise
  • Hands-On Lab
Applying Cupping Effectively (120 minutes)
  • Upper extremity and arm fascial chains
  • Lower extremity and leg fascial chains
  • Core, trunk, lumbopelvic regions, and long fascial chains
  • Hip, trunk, rib cage, diaphragm, and neck
  • Condition-specific applications
  • Progression and regression protocol
  • Hands-On Lab
Case Studies and Problem Solving (60 minutes)
  • Case Studies
Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists/ PTAs
  • Occupational Therapists/OTAs
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Massage Therapists
  • Personal Trainers
  • Please wear comfortable and loose clothing for labs (shorts and tank tops are recommended)
  • Please bring yoga mat or massage table

JOSEPH LAVACCA, PT, DPT, OCS

Joseph Lavacca, PT, DPT, OCS, CFSC, FMS, FMT-C, SFMA, is an experienced outpatient orthopedic clinician who graduated from Sacred Heart University with his bachelor of Exercise Science Degree in 2008, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. He also has certifications in movement screens for both the FMS and SFMA, Functional Strength Coaching, as well as Fascial Movement Taping and Performance Movement Techniques through RockTape. Dr. LaVacca is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and has experience in Maitland-Based Manual Treatments, Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Kinesiology Taping, and movement assessment/performance screening. He is a nationwide speaker and frequently teaches healthcare practitioners about Kinesiology Taping and Movement Assessment Principles.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joseph Lavacca is the owner of Strength in Motion Physical Therapy. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Joseph Lavacca has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Athletic Trainers
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 hours of Category A continuing education.


Personal Trainers
This course has been approved by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-BOC) for 0.6 CEUs. PESI, Inc. Provider Number is 544.


Massage Therapists
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PESI, Inc. is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider #1808. This course is offered for 7.0 CE hours. 100% attendance is required for a Certificate of Completion to be issued, no variable credit is given.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

Maryland Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and has been approved for .6 CEUs.

Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - Credit Available Until: 2/20/2020
This course has been approved for 6.0 contact hours by the Virginia Physical Therapy Association. Approval #: CEUL034500.


Other Professions
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