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Lower Quarter Course – Lafayette, CA (East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area)

Sep 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am Sep 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm PST

MCTA Lower Quarter Course

Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Lower Quarter
This two-day course will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac joint as well as for the lower extremity.

PTs and PTAs will receive 14 CCUs from Procert: 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, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming
Continuing Education (CE) credits Certificate of attendance for 13 hours
ATCs will receive 13 CEUs from the NATA Board of Certification Approval #P3566

Description

Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Lower Quarter

This two-day course will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint as well as for the lower 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 lower 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

By the end of the course the participant will be able to accurately:

  • List 3 key components of Mobilization With Movement for the treatment of the lower quarter.
  • Demonstrate 3 MWM techniques for ankle ROM impairment.
  • Demonstrate 2 MWM techniques for knee ROM impairment.
  • Demonstrate 3 MWM techniques for hip ROM impairment.
  • List 2 indications for ankle and knee taping procedures to reinforce MWM techniques.
  • Demonstrate 3 key variables that may need to be modified for pain-free effective MWM of the lower extremity, SI jt and lumbar spine.
  • Demonstrate 3 manual techniques for the alleviation of pain with straight leg raise.
  • Demonstrate 2 manual techniques for the alleviation of SI jt pain.
  • Demonstrate central and unilateral manual SNAG techniques for pain-free improvement of lumbar ROM.
  • Cite at least 2 RCT studies that support ankle sprain MWM and taping.
  • Cite at least 1 RCT study that supports the MWM approach to dorsiflexion loss at the ankle.

Outline

LOWER QUARTER

8:00-4:30 SATURDAY

7:30-3:30 SUNDAY

DAY 1:

8:00-9:00 Sign in and Registration.  Pre-test.  Introduction, theory, guidelines for practical application of Mobilization With Movement (MWM’s):  CROCKS and PILL

9:00-10:00 Toes/Feet demo & lab: 1st MCP, metatarsals, tarsals, plantar fasciitis & taping techniques

10:00-10:15 Morning Break

10:15-10:30 Ankle Lecture: literature evidence for evaluation and treatment of ankle sprain and dorsiflexion pain and/or mobility loss.

10:30-12:00 Ankle demonstration & lab practice: talocrural and proximal/distal tibia/fibular joint & taping.

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30 Knee demonstration & lab: Literature evidence for evaluation and treatment. MWM’s & taping.

2:30-2:45 Afternoon Break

2:45-4:30 Literature evidence for evaluation and treatment of Hip. Demonstration and lab practice: Mobilization with Movement and self management strategies.

Day 2:

7:30-8:30 Review of Day 1 topics and treatments. CMP exam requirements. Hip demonstration and lab practice continued: weight bearing techniques.

8:30-9:30 Lumbar demo & lab practice: Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides (SNAG’s)  in sitting, standing, quadruped, prone.

9:30-9:45 Morning Break

9:45-12:00 Lumbar demo & lab practice continued.  Self SNAG’s, SLR techniques, HEP

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Lumbopelvic demo & lab practice: innominate & sacral techniques, weight bearing / non weight bearing, taping & HEP.

3:00-3:30 Practical review session. Post course test.

Requirements

Wear loose, comfortable lab clothes. Bring mobilization belts, mobilization pads, if available.

To facilitate your learning and preparation for the course, it is recommended that you purchase a mobilization belt, contact pad, and Brian Mulligan’s 7th edition textbook. Other tools to facilitate learning include video tutorials of the techniques presented in the courses. Click the product links below for information and purchase.

Faculty

Jarrod BrianJarrod Brian – PT, OCS, CMP, CSMT, TPS, MCTA

Jarrod earned his B.S. in Athletic Training/Education from Southern Illinois University in 2001. He received his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the Mayo School of Health Sciences in 2003. Jarrod is an APTA Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and APTA Orthopedic Section member.

Jarrod became a Certified Mulligan Practitioner in 2007 and has assisted teaching Mulligan ConceptTM courses since 2009.  He holds certifications from The International Spine and Pain Institute for manual therapy and pain science.  Further, he has an extensive background in various manual therapy methods, functional dry needling, and movement assessment systems.

Currently Jarrod is employed at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, MN. He treats a broad variety of outpatient physical therapy conditions utilizing a multimodal, patient-centered approach.  He believes the most successful care occurs at the confluence of patient education, well-timed manual therapy, and focused exercise while simultaneously attempting to understand each unique patient’s goals, lifestyle, and environment.

When not practicing, Jarrod enjoys reading, fitness, and spending time with his family and local church.

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Details

Start:
Sep 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am PST
End:
Sep 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm PST
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Organizer

Jarrod Brian

Instructor

Jarrod Brian
3468 Mt Diablo Blvd B110
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
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$525.00 $499.00
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