November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November 10, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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.
PRO CERT 14 CCUs: State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for PTs and PTAs holding license in: Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, 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, Wyoming. Note: if your license isn’t issued by one of the above states, you may be able to apply for individual CEU credit through your state governing body See https://www.na-mcta.com/courses/ceus/ for more information.
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.
Wear loose, comfortable lab clothes. Bring mobilization belts, mobilization pads, if available.
This new 6th edition text contains new & revised information including Mobilisations with Movement (MWMs) for the shoulder girdle. When applied correctly, they can significantly reduce joint pain and increase movement. They’re also highly effective treatments for patients with pain or stiffness of Cx 5/6 and Cx 6/7 origin.
This book is a must for physical therapists working in the musculoskeletal field. Written by one of the world’s foremost experts of Manual Therapy, Brian Mulligan. Illustrated. Softcover, 132 pages.
Mark Thomson – DPT, FAAOMPT, OCS, CMP, MCTA
Dr. Thomson earned his BS in Physiological Science from UCLA in 1992. He graduated from UCSF/SFSU with an MPT degree in 1995. Mark graduated from the Kaiser Permanente Manual Therapy Fellowship in Los Angeles, CA in 2000. In 2005, he earned his tDPT from Temple University. Mark is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, and APTA Orthopedic Section member. Mark’s clinical practice is currently at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, where he works as a Clinical Specialist and treats outpatient orthopedic patients full time. Since 2010, he has also worked as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Saint Augustine in San Diego within the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program, teaching courses in Spinal Manipulation, Extremity Manipulation, and Orthopedics. Before becoming a Mulligan teacher in 2014, Mark was a Mulligan Concept Teacher’s Association teaching assistant and Certified Mulligan Practitioner for 10 years and has been involved with teaching short and long-term Maitland manual therapy courses since 1999 with excellent course reviews. Dr. Thomson is a clinical faculty member in the Kaiser Southern California Orthopedic Residency program, and thoroughly enjoys mentoring several residents every year. He practices an integrated style of manual therapy, focusing on passive and active mobilization techniques and exercise, with a commitment to continual analytical assessment. Mark is currently the North American Mulligan Concept Regional Manager.
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“Speaker was very well prepared, informational, dynamic and entertaining! Nice mix of lecture, lab, and instruction”
“Mark was knowledgeable, approachable, and presented the information in a fun way.”
“Very easily applied information and Mark made it very functional/adaptive for patients. Fun and lively! Great course, Thank You!”
“Fun! Facilitated multiple learning styles and retention. Clear explanations of everything. Mark answered all of our questions. Great communication. I learned so much… Thank You!”
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