Hand Therapy Treatment Concepts including Taping, IASTM, and 'MWM' is organized by Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and will be held on May 04, 2018 at Charlotte AHEC, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists & Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8.00 CEU Credits.
Course Description :
This course will cover the basic concepts of Taping for alignment, muscle imbalance, swelling, and pain. It is essential in the Hand Therapy to reduce swelling, mobilize fascia and reduce pain to speed up recovery and enhance patient outcomes. Learn treatment applications that can immediately be taken back to the clinic for diagnoses including Tennis elbow, ganglions, trigger finger, CMC arthritis, metacarpal fractures, stiff and painful fingers.
This course will include supporting research demonstration and extensive lab applications. We will also cover other treatments like IASTM, mobilization with motion "MWM" and discussions on visual motor imagery and how it can impact out patient outcomes. Additional Diagnoses will be covered according to group request.
Conference Objectives are :
• Participants will leave with a basic understanding of the physiology behind several major Kinesio concepts.
• Participants will be familiar with new and effective hand taping applications and have enough knowledge to start implementing these applications in their clinical settings.
• Participants will gain new problem-solving skills when analyzing movement from a perspective of muscle imbalance, alignment and origins and insertions.