CE Credit Hours: 10.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
This course utilizes the textbook Integrative Manual Therapy for the Upper and Lower Extremities, by Sharon Giammatteo, Ph.D., P.T., and Thomas Giammateo, D.C., P.T. published by North Atlantic Books. Referencing this textbook is required for completion of this course.
This CEU course investigates: postural compensations of the upper and lower extremity joints; a concept of biomechanics and the quantum energetic forces within the intra-articular joint spaces; Muscle Energy Technique treatment to increase the vertical dimension of the intra-articular joint spaces for the lower and upper extremities; treatment of protective muscle spasm; a hypothetical model to explain the decrease of hypertonicity with manual therapy; the muscle barrier; and treatment of the lower and upper quadrant hypertonicity for synergic pattern release with Strain and Counterstrain technique.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Explain what the momentum forces of the body are dependent on.
2. Describe the accessory glide when the moving surface is convex with the stable and fixed non-moving surface concave.
3. Examine what will take place if dysfunctional glides and rotations occur in knee flexion.
4. Elucidate each of the procedures that should be abided by for position of treatment, and treatment of type II wrist joint dysfunction.
5. Identify what the physical therapist should do when observing the energy expenditure due to the resistance of a muscle in a protective muscle spasm.
CEU Course Syllabus - please note that the chapter numbers may vary slightly depending on textbook edition
|Chapter 1 - Postural Compensations of the Extremity Joints||0.7 CEUs|
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Muscle Energy and ‘Beyond’ Technique
|Chapter 3 - Laws of Biomechanics Utilizing Muscle Energy and 'Beyond'||0.1 CEUs|
|Chapter 4 - Muscle Energy and ‘Beyond’ for Lower Extremities I||1.2 CEUs|
|Chapter 5 - Muscle Energy and ‘Beyond’ for Upper Extremities II||1.5 CEUs|
|Chapter 6 - Synergic Pattern Imprint© and Synergic Pattern Release©||0.2 CEUs|
|Chapter 7 - Manual Therapy and Decrease of Hypertonicity||0.7 CEUs|
|Chapter 8 - The Muscle Barrier||0.1 CEUs|
|Chapter 9 - Treatment of Hypertonicity for Synergic Pattern Release||0.2 CEUs|
|Chapter 10 - Treatment of Lower Quadrant Hypertonicity||2.2 CEUs|
|Chapter 11 - Treatment of Upper Quadrant Hypertonicity||2.3 CEUs|
Total = 10 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Basic
Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED Continuing Education Credit Hours for only $95/year?
Click Here to learn more.
Course Date: 2015-05-29
Our courseware includes the text content found on our websites as well as video, audio, and exam questions that make up our courses. You can link to and access our courseware free of charge for personal use. You may not modify or redistribute our courseware under any circumstances.
Although we allow free access for personal use, you may not use our courseware for any commercial purposes without an agreement in place. This includes (but is not limited to) using our courseware for internal training, redistributing our courseware for sale, and copying all or parts of any of our courseware.
If you're interested in licensing our content for commercial purposes or have any other questions, please contact email@example.com.
We will disclose, in advance, any proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material to be discussed during the learning event, as well as the source of any third-party compensation related to the presentation. This policy applies to both our organization and contractors. If such proprietary/financial interests exist, we will publish a disclaimer in marketing or instructional materials for a course.
In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.
The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.