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Nov 21 - 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 15 | USD $545.00 | Methuen, Massachusetts
Manual Therapy for the Upper Extremity is organized by Therapy Network Seminars (TNS) and will be held from Nov 21 - 22, 2020 at Holy Family Hospital - Methuen, Methuen, Massachusetts, United States of America. Educational Credit: A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hourswill be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATs & Assistants. Target Audience: This is an introductory level course intended for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs and ATs Description: Injuries to the upper extremity cause impairments that often contribute to significant disabilities and functional limitations. Rehabilitation professionals who properly apply manual therapy techniques and exercises are giving their patients the best opportunity to rehabilitate their injuries. This two day course will enable the participant to understand the role of manual therapy in rehabilitation of the upper extremity and apply manual and exercise techniques appropriately. The interaction between the instructor and participant is the foundation for an active learning environment. The course will provide the optimal continuing education experience equipping the participant to apply these techniques immediately when they return to the clinic. Additionally, they will be able to use the anatomical, biomechanical, and neuromuscular basis to further develop their manual therapy skills. Objectives: • Identify the anatomical and biomechanical foundations for manual therapy in the upper extremity. • Perform joint mobilizations to the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist. • Perform soft tissue mobilizations to the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist. • Be able to instruct and perform functional exercises to reinforce applied manual therapy techniques for the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist. • Be able to instruct and perform functional exercises to reinforce applied manual therapy techniques for the shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist. • Identify precautions and contraindications for using manual therapy.