CE Credit Hours: 5.00 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: myofascial release; tendon release therapy for treatment of tendon tissue tension with advanced Strain and Counterstrain technique; treatment with ligament fiber therapy; procedures and protocols to correct upper and lower extremity dysfunction with integrative manual therapy; pressure sensor therapy of the foot and ankle complex; and relax ambulation therapy with synchronizers.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Compare and contrast each plane when treating glenohumeral joint with articular fascial release.
2. Explain what force should be used to push the tissue perpendicular into the tibia when treating the achilles tendon.
3. Describe where neurologic focus should be placed when evaluating spasticity of the upper extremities.
4. Identify the locations of the pressure sensors within the foot and ankle complex.
CEU Course Syllabus
|Chapter 12 - Myofascial Release: A 3-Planar Fascial Fulcrum Approach||1.0 CEUs|
|Chapter 13 - Tendon Release Therapy©||0.3 CEUs|
|Chapter 14 - Ligament Fiber Therapy©||0.6 CEUs|
|Chapter 15 - Pressure Sensor Therapy© of the Foot and Ankle||0.8 CEUs|
|Chapter 16 - Reflex Ambulation Therapy© with Synchonizers©||0.9 CEUs|
Chapter 17 - Protocols to Correct Upper and Lower Extremity Dysfunction
Total = 5 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Basic
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