The seminar series is 80% hands-on laboratory instruction with a “no fluff” philosophy in the content that is taught to licensed physical therapists. Clinical pearls, clinical reasoning, and clinically relevant content is pulled from the areas of manual/manipulative therapy, movement science, peer-reviewed literature, and cognitive psychology. This eclectic course draws from evidence-based, best practice approaches, making this a comprehensive, all encompassing course, that also serves as the core curriculum for various APTA credentialed physical therapy residency programs.
• Identify and understand the impact of cognitive behavioral impairments and
personality types in acute and chronic pain patients
• Implement counseling strategies to “Re- train the Brain”
• Utilize sound clinical reasoning and evidence to make best practice decisions
• Master the principles of manual/ manipulative intervention on spinal and peripheral
• Master the clinical applications and concepts of movement science and exercise
• Diagnose and treat pathomechanics of common orthopaedic pathologies/ overuse
CEU's: This course series is approved for 8.5 CEU’s (85 contact hours) and does fulfill the ethics, laws, and regulations requirements of the Physical Therapy Board of California.