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Upper Quarter Course – Columbus, GA

March 24, 2018 @ 8:00am - 4:30pm
March 25, 2018 @ 7:30am - 3:30pm

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MCTA Course presented by Northeast Seminars

Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Upper Quarter

This two-day course will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Cervical and Thoracic spine as well as for the upper extremity.

  • PRO CERT 11 CCUs: State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for those clinicians that hold license in: Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho,  Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming
  • Approved for 13 hours of CE by the NY State Educational Board (NYSED) for PTs and PTAs
  • Certificate of attendance is provided for 13 hours of Continuing Education (CE) credits

Description

Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Upper Quarter

This two-day course will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Cervical and Thoracic spine as well as for the upper extremity. It will include lecture, patient demonstrations, and lab time to give the participants a thorough and in depth coverage of the Mobilization With Movement approach for the upper quarter. This unique approach to manual therapy was discovered and developed by Brian Mulligan F.N.Z.S.P. (Hon), Dip. M.T. from Wellington, New Zealand. This simple yet effective manual approach addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint “repositioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain.

Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Have an appreciation of the concept of the Mobilization With Movement approach.
  • Provide a thorough and in depth instruction and practice of the MWM techniques for the upper quarter.
  • Develop the knowledge and manual skills to successfully apply and integrate the MWM techniques.
  • Integrate taping techniques with Mobilization with Movement.
  • Understand the guidelines for safe and effective technique selection.
  • Improve clinical outcomes.

Outline

  • Hand: IP, MCP, Metacarpals, Carpals, and taping techniques.
  • Wrist: MWM’s for flexion, extension, supination, pronation, and taping.
  • Elbow: flexion, extension, proximal radioulnar joint, tennis elbow treatments, HEP.
  • Shoulder: manual and belt MWM’s for elevation, IR, ER, functional activities, HEP.
  • Acromioclavicular joint: MWM’s, and taping.
  • Cervical: NAGs, Reverse NAGs, SNAGs for flexion, extension, rotation, SB, HEP techniques, traction techniques, Positional SNAGs, Spinal Mobilizations with Arm Movement, Headache/Upper Cervical assessment, and treatment techniques.
  • Ribs: MWM’s for ribs 1-12.
  • Thoracic: SNAGs for rotation, flexion, SB, and extension.

Requirements


– Wear loose, comfortable lab clothing (with long hair pulled back)
– Bring your copy of the text, a small hand towel and a Mulligan NAGS & SNAGS Mobilization belt.
– Foam mobilization pads are recommended.

Suggested Reading


Faculty

Eric M. Dinkins, PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert MT, MCTA, CMP, CCI
Eric is a graduate from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and has been practicing since 2001. He has earned post-graduate certifications in Manipulative Therapy and is a Certified Mulligan Practitioner with the Mulligan Concept of manual therapy. In 2014 he earned his Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. Eric is also proud to be part of the teaching faculty for Select Medical Corporation, Northeast seminars, and Motion Guidance LLC.

Eric has an extensive sports medicine background, has worked closely with physicians from the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Denver, and has treated athletes from youth, to Olympic, and professional levels. He is a published author and was a key-note speaker at the International Mulligan Conference in 2009. Other clinical interests include treatments for Restless Legs Syndrome and utilizing the Motion Guidance system to improve visual feedback in rehabilitation. When not practicing, Eric enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, and playing guitar.

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Details

Start:
Mar 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End:
Mar 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
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Organizer

Northeast Seminars
Phone:
800-272-2044
Email:
Website:
http://www.neseminars.com/the-mulligan-concept

Instructors

Instructor
Eric Dinkins

Venue

The Hughston Clinic – Main Campus
6262 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31909 United States
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Phone:
706-324-6661
Website:
www.hughston.com