Upper Quarter Course – New York, NY
Nov 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am – Nov 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
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, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming
- Certificate of attendance is provided for 13 hours of Continuing Education (CE) credits
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Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Upper QuarterThis 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.
- 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.
- 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.
– 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.
The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of techniques by Hing, Hall, Rivett, Vicenzino and Mulligan, 2015.
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 1997. He received full accreditation as an instructor in the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association in 2001. He previously served for many years as 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 served in the past 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 most recently 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.