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Upper Quarter Course – Lincoln, NE

May 19, 2018 @ 8:00am - 4:30pm
May 20, 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, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, 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

 

NA MCTA - Brian Folk

Brian Folk

Brian Folk – PT, MCTA, FAAOMPT
Mr. Folk graduated with “great distinction” from the Physical Therapy Program at California State University, Long Beach in 1987. He first became acquainted with Brian Mulligan in 1996 and has assisted Mr. Mulligan on courses since 1998. He received full accreditation as an instructor in the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association in 2001. He is currently the Secretary of the International Mulligan Concept Teachers Association as well as Chairman of the North American MCTA Certified Mulligan Practitioner Examination Committee.

He is a graduate of the Kaiser Permanente Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship and has previously served as an adjunct instructor in the Fellowship program. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists. He has worked in outpatient orthopedic clinics since 1988 and currently works as an outpatient Clinical Specialist at Kaiser Permanente in San Marcos California. Publication by Mr. Folk: “Traumatic thumb injury management using mobilization with movement”. Manual Therapy 6(3): 178-182. August 2001.

 

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Details

Start:
May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
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Organizer

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

Instructors

Instructor
Brian Folk

Venue

Hyatt Place Lincoln Downtown
600 Q Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
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Phone:
402-742-6007
Website:
https://lincolndowntownhaymarket.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html