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CE Opportunities for Montana PTs/PTAs

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February 2017


Title of Course: *

Visceral Manipulation: Abdoman 1 (VM1)

Speaker(s) *

Lisa Brady Grant DC, BI-D

Date course begins if live course:

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Location of Course

Bozeman

Number of Course Hours (remove breaks and meals): *

8

Primary Audience *

PT/PTA

Additional Course Information (Objectives and Description):

In Visceral Manipulation 1 (VM1), you will study the models and theories of functional biomechanics as viewed from Barral's innovative approach.

Course Highlights:
• Learn manual skills to locate, evaluate and normalize primary areas of dysfunction within the abdominal
cavity.
• Explore the dynamics of motion and suspension in relation to organs, membranes and ligaments.
• Examine the relationship of organs and structural or neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.
• Assess the quality of functional activity and somatic structures as they relate to an overall pattern.

Website for more information and/or registration:

http://Barralinstitute.com

Course Setting: *

Traditional classroom

Sponsor/Vendor/Company offering course: *

Barral Institute


MARCH 2017

Title of Course: *

Course #179 OSTEOPOROSIS, THE MEEKS METHOD (TM): A Comprehensive Treatment Strategy Level 1

Speaker(s) *

Dr. Deb Gulbrandson

Date course begins if live course:

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Location of Course

Billings, MT

Number of Course Hours (remove breaks and meals): *

16

Primary Audience *

Multiple audience types

Additional Course Information (Objectives and Description):

In this two day course, developed by Sara Meeks, our faculty presents her innovative, effective, S.A.F.E.**, site-specific comprehensive program for management of the patients with osteoporosis, osteopenia, and postural problems which is also useful for spinal stenosis and back pain. The program includes a complete patient assessment, site-specific exercise program, postural correction, balance, gait, body mechanics during activities of daily living, use of foam rollers for balance and core strengthening, scapular stabilization exercises with resistance band, information on use of treatment modalities as they pertain to osteoporosis, and guidelines for advanced exercises (e.g., in the gym, Yoga, Pilates etc.). **Skeletally Appropriate For Everyone

Upon completion of this course,participant will:
1. Demonstrate Sit-To-Stand-To-Sit and articulate why independence in this activity is important.
2. Articulate two first signs, two non-modifiable and two modifiable risk factors for Osteoporosis.
3. Give two reasons why the interventions for normal bone, osteopenia and osteoporosis would be essentially the same but how they might differ according to the patient’s clinical condition.
4. List three safe, valid and reliable tests to include in an assessment procedure for persons with known or suspected osteoporosis or low bone mass.
5. List 3 reasons why people may have severe postural change as, but not necessarily because, they age.
6. List 5 site-specific strengthening, flexibility, balance and/or gait training exercises based on preventing, arresting and/or reversing the Patterns of Postural Change in The Meeks Method. 7. Name the first principle of management of osteoporosis and compression fracture used in The Meeks Method.
8. Demonstrate 2 movements which would increase safety in ADL’s for patients with osteoporosis or other back pathology.
9. Name three therapeutic modalities that can be used to augment the exercise program of the patient with osteoporosis.

Website for more information and/or registration:

https://www.motivationsceu.com/

Course Setting: *

Traditional classroom

Sponsor/Vendor/Company offering course: *

Motivations, Inc.



April 2017

Title of Course: *

John Barnes Myofascial Mobilization

Speaker(s) *

Dave Frederick

Date course begins if live course:

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Location of Course

Bozeman, MT

Number of Course Hours (remove breaks and meals): *

12

Primary Audience *

Multiple audience types

Additional Course Information (Objectives and Description):

Learn Myofascial Release from the Experts!

Exciting John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Seminar coming to Bozeman, Montana!
Myofascial Mobilization- April 29 & 30, 2017
Join the over 100,000 therapists trained in this unique and effective Approach.
To register or for more information- Contact: MFR Seminars at 1-800-FASCIAL (327-2425), www.myofascialrelease.com seminars@myofascialrelease.com

MOBS
• Evaluate and assess soft tissue restrictions.

• Demonstrate appropriate treatment regimens utilizing myofascial mobilization techniques within their individual treatment setting.

• Identify fascial restrictions in the cervical-thoracic and lumbo-pelvic region.

• Apply myofascial mobilization techniques to the upper and lower extremities, to the back area in a lab setting and apply a home exercise program.

Website for more information and/or registration:

http://www.myofascialrelease.com

Course Setting: *

other

Sponsor/Vendor/Company offering course: *

Myofascial Release Seminars


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