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Seminar Details

Title: M1 Course Muscle Energy Techniques for Pelvis, Sacrum, Lumbar Spine, and Muscles of the Hip
Date(s): 9/16/2017- 9/17/2017
Time: 8-5
Location/Facility: Best Western Kendall Hotel and Suites
City, ST Miami , FL
Discipline: Occupational Therapy - Physical Therapy - Chiropractic
Subject: Orthopedic
 
Seminar Sponsor: Alternative HealthCare Solutions
Phone Number: (440) 918-0836
Email Address: tom@tomocklerpt.com
Website/Register: http://www.TomOcklerPT.com
 

Description:

This course covers the pelvis, sacrum and lumbar spine. Specifically, this course includes corrections for a pelvis upslip, downslip, rotations, inflair and outflair and pubic bone dysfunctions. It also covers Sacral rotations, and unilateral flexion/extension dysfunctions. The lumbar section covers one or multiple vertebrae stuck in flexion or extensions. In addition to all this, there is also a section on using muscle energy to balance and relax all the muscles surrounding the hips.

This two-day course involves a mix of theory, demonstration and hands on practice. Actual evaluation and treatments will be performed by each participant using the methods learned.  Plenty of time is allotted for hands on practice as well as questions and discussion.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Understand the basic concepts of muscles as they relate to the somatic dysfunctions

Understand the overwhelming advantages of MET vs Manipulation

Be familiar with muscle spindle structure as well as its neuro-faciliatory functions

Be able to palpate a "barrier" and understand the physiologic significance

Identify gait / stance asymmetries as they relate to somatic dysfunction

Palpate the basic landmarks of the Pelvis, Sacrum and Lumbar spine

Evaluate the Pelvis, Sacrum, and Lumbar spine for asymmetry and hypomobility

Decide on a proper sequence for treating a variety of somatic asymmetries

Perform basic Muscle Energy Techniques for the Pelvis, Sacrum, and Lumbar spine

Be able to dialog with patients about perpetuating factors and intercourse precautions

Demonstrate basic stabilization exercises for Pelvic, Sacral and Lumbar dysfunctions


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