Considerations for the Management of Neck Pain: Biomechanical Assessment of the Cervical Spine

CEUs: 16 Continuing Credit Hours

Counts Towards COMT & Fellowship

Course Description:

 This course is structured to present a format for evaluation and treatment of the cervical spine utilizing advanced orthopedic skills. Emphasis will be placed on enhancing clinical decision-making skills and integrating manual therapy procedures within the overall plan of care for the patient with cervical spine dysfunction. The course will include lectures, discussions, and structured laboratory sessions.

Course Presenters: Chris Roosa, PT, DPT, OCS, Mike Timko, MS, PT, FAAOMPT & Nick Kyle, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT

Target Audience: Physical Therapists

Prerequisites: n/a

Cost: $400.00

Cancellation Policy: Link

Ratio of Student/Teacher: 15 students/1 Instructor

Course Objectives:

  1. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to accurately explain the diagnostic classification system for the lumbopelvic spine.
  2. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly define 2 “pathological” terms commonly used in diagnostic imaging of the lumbopelvic region.
  3. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly list 2 indications and 2 contraindications for manual therapy interventions.
  4. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to independently perform 2 manual therapy techniques for the lumbopelvic region.
  5. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly explain 1 movement control principle for the lumbopelvic region.
  6. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to independently design 1 effective treatment protocol based on applied clinical classification principles for a scenario of an individual with low back pain.

Course Outline:

Day 1

1.) Overview and Development of Classification Principles for LBP

2.)  Treatment Based Classification (TBC) System Examination and Treatment Principles

3.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  The Extension Principle

4.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  The Mobilization Principle

5.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  Blocked Extension Principle

6.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  Active Rest Principle

Day 2

1.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  Traction Principle

2.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  The Mobilization Principle

3.) TBC Symptom Modulation Principles:  Flexion Principle

4.) TBC Movement Control Principles:  Stabilization Principle

5.) TBC Movement Control and Functional Optimization

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Date

Mar 21 2020 - Mar 22 2020

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

West Virginia University - Department of Physical Therapy
Morgantown, WV
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