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Spinal Thrust Technique 2017-06-26T21:48:34+00:00

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 Low Amplitude (HVLA) techniques. No prior exposure to HVLA techniques is necessary. However, as previously mentioned participants need to have completed instruction in orthopedic physical therapy.

LECTURE

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

CLINICAL/LAB

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

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1:16 Instructor to Attendee
(PT, PTA, OT, OTA, AT, DC, DO, MD, ND, LMT, MT)

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

Student

$1005 weeks in advance before course

Approved Continuing Education (CE) credits & hours in CA, CT, FL, HI, NC, NY, NV, TX, WA… more to come

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.

 

ATHLETIC TRAINERS
KOH Education (BOC AP#: P10099) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8hours (Category A) hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

CHIROPRACTORS

PHYSICAL THERAPIST & PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

 

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