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Manual Therapy Interventions for the Physical Therapist Assistant – Lumbopelvic & Lower Quarter
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221
Saturday, March 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST
Category: PT PAC Event

Manual Therapy Interventions for the Physical Therapist Assistant – Lumbopelvic & Lower Quarter

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Where: Regis University, Peter Claver Hall- Room 409

Presenters:

Ben Swink, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Shane O’Malley, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT

Hosted by: Colorado PT-PAC- All proceeds from this event will go to the PT-PAC to help influence legislative issues affecting PTs in Colorado.

Description: Manual therapy is an integral part of a physical therapist assistant’s scope of work. This course is the second in our PTA series and will provide a fundamental foundation on manual therapy in addition to the current guidelines and recommendations for the PTA. Course content will explore different osteokinematic mobilizations both passive and active, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques, assisted neurodynamic, and soft tissue techniques as they relate to the lumbopelvic region and the lower quarter. This lab course will be designed to maximize hands-on practice with short lectures and group discussion. 

During the lab, participants will have expert supervision and guidance from multiple Fellows of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and active clinicians.

This course meets Colorado standards for 8 hours of Category I Professional Development Activity.

Target audience: PTAs, PTA students

Objectives for participants:

  • Understand the mechanisms of manual therapy for the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction
  • Understand current allowances of manual interventions for the PTA under CO statute
  • Develop hands on skills for:

○      Osteokinematic mobilizations, active and passive

○      Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation techniques

○      Assisted Neurodynamic mobilization

○      Soft tissue mobilization

  • Advance your practice as the primary assistant in the delivery of physical therapist services

 

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

View the course flyer.

Register Here!

Contact: [email protected]