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2-Day: Myofascial Release Clinician Certification
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
$149.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on May 16, 2019.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Length:
12 hr 40 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
5/16/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV063620
Objectives
  1. Analyze the anatomy and function of the fascial system.
  2. Discuss the evidence-based research regarding the impact of the fascial system and efficacy of myofascial release.
  3. Perform an assessment to identify mobility restrictions, painful trigger points, and functional impairments related to abnormal fascial tension.
  4. Define fascial tension’s contribution to abnormal posture and painful movement, and its relationship to stress and emotional states.
  5. Discuss the scientific mechanism for myofascial release, its indications and contraindications.
  6. Differentiate between myofascial pain and fibromyalgia.
  7. Apply myofascial distraction techniques for UE and LE dysfunctions.
  8. Demonstrate five myofascial techniques to improve mobility and function in hands-on lab.
  9. Discuss how to use myofascial release techniques on specific regions of the body, such as the respiratory diaphragm and iliopsoas.
  10. Demonstrate how instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and myofascial release tools can be utilized in therapy.
  11. Define CPT codes so you can document functional outcomes correctly and ethically.
  12. Discuss when to use your hands for manual therapy vs. instrument-assisted release.
Outline
ANATOMY AND FUNCTION OF FASCIA IN NORMAL AND PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS
WHAT DOES THE 3-D MATRIX OF TISSUE TELL US ABOUT THE BODY

WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH TELL US?

EVIDENCE BEHIND FASCIAL MOBILIZATION, TRIGGER POINTS AND MORE
  • When to use your hands vs. instrument-assisted release
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF FASCIAL IMPAIRMENT
HOW TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN MYOFASCIAL PAIN AND FIBROMYALGIA
  • Improve your problem-solving skills with challenging impairments
  • Identify myofascial trigger points
  • Objective documentation
PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
HOW TO PROPERLY AND EFFECIENTLY WORK ON THE FASCIA

DOCUMENTATION FOR FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES

WHAT INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE LOOKING FOR IN ORDER TO GET FULLY REIMBURSED

Hands-On Lab
IDENTIFY MOBILITY IMPAIRMENTS USING POSTURE, PALPATION, AND MOTION TESTING

SOFT TISSUE MOBILIZATION ASSESSMENT – HOW TO LISTEN TO WHAT THE BODY IS SAYING
  • Myofascial examination
  • Learn how to palpate and assess fascial mobility
  • General and local listening of fascial tension patterns
TECHNIQUES TO DECREASE PAIN AND INCREASE FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY
  • Skin gliding
  • Cupping
  • Rolling
  • Triplanar release
  • Use of negative pressure tools, cupping therapy
MORE MOBILIZATION TECHNIQUES
  • Cross-hand releases for spine and other extremities
SPECIFIC MYOFASCIAL TECHNIQUES
  • Circular friction
  • Elbowing
  • Knuckling
  • Circular finger and thumb releases
  • Muscle play
  • Longitudinal stroking
  • Z-friction release
MYOFASCIAL DISTRACTION TECHNIQUES
  • Arm and leg distraction
  • PNF
HOW TO USE MYOFASCIAL RELEASE ON SPECIFIC REGIONS OF THE BODY
  • Respiratory diaphragm
  • Iliopsoas
  • Transverse fascial diaphragms
  • IASTM: instrument-assisted soft tissue
    mobilization and myofascial release tools: cups, foam rollers, balls and other tools
CLINICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING FOR CASE STUDIES AND DISCUSSION
Author

THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS

Theresa Schmidt, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS, CHy, DD, is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy, massage therapist, certified professional speaker, Reiki Master, and hypnotherapist. Her work integrates the best of evidence-based traditional and alternative medicine with inspirational resources to achieve results that change lives. Dr. Schmidt received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of New England and served as faculty of the Physical Therapy and PTA Programs at Touro College in New York City. She also served as adjunct professor at Nassau Community and CUNY Queens Colleges. She has presented internationally for Fascia Research Congress, hospitals, private companies, and clinics and is an accomplished published author.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Theresa Schmidt maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Theresa Schmidt has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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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.

Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Massage Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Rehab Nurses
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Personal Trainers