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Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification
Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification

Where:   GRAND RAPIDS, MI

When:  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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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

STUART WILSON

Stu Wilson, PT, uses functional and movement-based medicine along with manual therapy to treat biomechanical issues. He believes that the bio-psych-social model is crucial in treating the whole individual and utilizing the right tool at the right time. Stuart presents nationally on various topics including: taping, running, functional medicine and injury prevention.

Stu has consulted for USA Triathlon, was the lead PT for the Colorado Ballet, and has gained a respectful reputation as a running and cycling expert. He has submerged himself in Applied Functional Science, SFMA, FMS, Functional Dry Needling, and Kinesiology Taping. He is an owner at Panther Physical Therapy and Sports Performance facility in Colorado where he continues to treat many athletes and patients of all levels. Stu enjoys being active outside with running, biking, hiking and snowboarding as well as playing on teams such as ice hockey and soccer.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Stuart Wilson is director at Panther Physical Therapy and Sports Performance. He is an affiliate faculty member for Regis University. Mr. Wilson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Stuart Wilson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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 6.0 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.

Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is an approval provider by the Michigan Physical Therapy Association. This activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 360 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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