High Velocity Spinal Technique 2017-07-17T00:59:28+00:00

HIGH VELOCITY SPINAL TECHNIQUE (HVST)

Laboratory Class for Physical Therapy Students

Eligible Participants: Physical Therapy Students who have had an orthopedic assessment and orthopedic interventions course. This course is not open to Licensed Physical Therapists. 1st year students need to contact info@kohed.com prior to registering to verify they meet eligibility requirements. Participants may be asked to provide proof of current enrollment in Physical Therapy School in California.

This lab course is open only to Student Physical Therapists who have completed their orthopedic course in PT School.   The course is designed to advance skill development in High Velocity Spinal Technique (HVST). No prior exposure to HVST is necessary. However, as previously mentioned participants need to have completed instruction in orthopedic physical therapy.

LECTURE

• Introduction
• Review of Indications/contraindications for HVST
• Current Theories on HVST

CLINICAL/LAB

• Biomechanical vs non-biomechanical thrust direction
• Cavitation vs non-cavitation thrust efficacies
• Soft tissue treatment pre vs. post-HVST technique
• Theories on pre-thrust joint positioning

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

• Demonstration of various hand hold options for HVST
• Demonstration proper body mechanics for HVST
• Demonstration prone vs. supine vs. sitting vs. standing options
• Demonstration HVST by location: C0-C1, C1-C2, C3-C6, Cervicothoracic junction, Mid-thoracic, Thoracolumbar junction, Lumbar/sacroiliac options, HVST extremity & rib options

MODULE INCLUDES

• Course Manual
• Certificate of Completion

1:16 Instructor to Attendee
(PT, DO, MD)

Student

$150Early Registration fee $100, 5 weeks prior to course date
Time Schedule
9:30AM-9:45AM Check-In
9:45AM-11:45AM Lecture
11:45AM-12:00PM Break
12:00PM-2:00PM Spinal Function Lab: Various hand hold options and proper body mechanics
2:00PM-2:30PM Lunch
2:30PM-4:30M Spinal Function Lab: Prone vs supine vs sitting vs standing options
4:30pm-4:45PM Break
4:45PM-6:45PM Spinal Function Lab: Spinal technique by location
6:45PM-7:15PM Q & A & Participant Evaluations

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Continuing education requirements are subject to change.
The licensee is responsible to review board’s regulations and decide if the seminar is acceptable and applicable for continuing education units/hours.

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