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PT Pub Night - Tonight: Hosted By The Membership Committee

Posted: January 18, 2018

When: Tonight from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Comrade Brewing Company, 7667 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80231

Description: Join the membership committee for PT Pub Night! No need to register, just show up and network with your peers!

 

NE District Event - Jan. 23: The New Wave in IASTM Tools

Posted: December 13, 2017

When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: The CSU PT Department in the newly built student health building. 151 W. Lake St., Fort Collins, CO

The PT department is located on the main floor.  After entering the building, head straight and go toward the SE corner of the building. 

Cost: APTA CO Members: $10; Non- Members: $20; Students: $5

Description: Instruction and lab on the Wave tool recently developed by local PT, Jeff Giddings.  The session will start with a brief lecture on the use of IASTM techniques, theories,  and diagnoses appropriate for treatment using the Wave tool.  There will be time for lab practice with specific instruction on the function and versatility of this new tool. 

Register Here

 

Earn 8 CEUs at the January 27th PT PAC Event

Posted: December 18, 2017

Title: Innovative Management of the Lumbar Spine: Maximizing Outcomes in Fewer Visits

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Where: Regis University, Peter Claver Hall, Room 409, 333 Regis Blvd., Denver, CO 80221

Cost: $200 APTA CO Members; $250 Non-Members; $75 DPT Students

Speakers: Kristin Carpenter, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT and Jeff  Ryg, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, ATC, FAAOMPT (Biographies available online here.)

Description: This 1-day, case-based course is designed to improve your effectiveness in the clinic managing patients with low back pain. Participants will learn the most up to date evidence regarding differential diagnosis, examination, and intervention techniques. Majority of course time and emphasis will be placed on lab sessions to improve efficiency and outcomes in the clinic on Monday. Participants will learn unique and effective manual therapy and exercise interventions for the lower quarter based on sound clinical reasoning through case based learning and pattern recognition.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1) Report best practice evidence based evaluation and treatment techniques during case study discussions and lab sessions

2) Perform differential diagnosis of low back symptoms during lab sessions and case studies

3) Describe and accurately perform clinical lower quarter special tests with known diagnostic utility during lab sessions

4) Given the most current evidence, design a treatment plan and perform interventions for patients with low back pain during lab sessions and case studies

5) Perform manual therapy and exercise interventions based on case presentations during lab sessions

Agenda

730–8a Registration and Pre Test

8–9a Introduction and Differential Diagnosis of Low Back Pain (LBP)

9–10a Subjective Exam: The Foundation for Accurate Diagnosis and Clinical Efficiency

10–1015a BREAK

1015–12p Objective Exam: Case Based Clinical Reasoning and Recognition of Common Clinical Patterns

12–1p LUNCH on your own

1–2p Manual Therapy Interventions: Lumbar Directed

2–3p Manual Therapy Interventions: Hip Directed

3–315p BREAK

315–4p Manual Therapy: Passive to Active Progressions

4–5p Using Exercise to Confirm Hypotheses and Treat Clinical Patterns

5–530p Q&A and Post Test

Earn 8 CEUS!

Register Here!

 

SE District Event - Feb. 13: PT and Performance in Sport/Injury Prevention

Posted: January 11, 2018

When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM; (6:30-7:00 PM social time) 

Where: Rezac and Assoc. Physical Therapy, 855 Citadel Drive East, Colorado Springs, CO 80917

Speaker: Joseph Miller, PT,DSc, OCS, SCS, CSCS

Cost: APTA-CO Members $10; Non-members $20; Students $5

Register Here!

 

Save The Date For The 2018 Rocky Mountain Fall Conference & PT Expo

Posted: November 15, 2017 

Save The Date For The 2018 Rocky Mountain Fall Conference & PT Expo!
October 26 - 28, 2018
Four Seasons Resort 
Vail, Colorado
For information on sponsor/exhibiting click here
 
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