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Geriatric Functional Performance Measures
Presented by Sarah Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT
Live WebinarWed, Apr 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3668Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course presents an overview of functional performance measures in geriatric rehabilitation, reviews the history and theoretical background of these tools, and describes commonly used instruments for assessing mobility, balance, and overall functional abilities. The course will be immediately useful in clinical care for any therapy professional who works with older adults. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Myofascial Interventions Part I: Instrument Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization and Mechanical Percussion Massage
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Apr 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3650Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Myofascial interventions have become popular among health and fitness professionals. This three-part series will provide an evidence-based update on popular interventions. Part one of a three-part series that will cover instrument assisted soft-tissue mobilization and mechanical percussion devices (e.g. hyperice hypervolt). This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Physical Therapy for Patients with Persistent Pain
Presented by William Rubine, MS PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3658Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This two-hour course will give you a mechanism-based framework for evaluation and treatment of patients with common presentations of persistent pain including fibromyalgia, low back pain, and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD). This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

The Role of Physical Therapy During the Childbearing Year
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Live WebinarWed, Apr 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3667Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers the role of physical therapists during the prenatal and postpartum periods, including evaluation and treatment options to optimize health for clients during this time. The course is open to all and is designed to allow any physical therapist from any specialty to deepen their knowledge and helpfulness in this area. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Comprehensive Management of Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Presented by Brittany Kim, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3655Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers the comprehensive physical therapy assessment andtreatment of patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Patientmanagement section includes psychosocial management and a brief review of thecurrent medical management of this patient population. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Myofascial Interventions Part II Update 2020: Roller Massage and Flossing Bands
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Apr 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3651Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Myofascial interventions have become popular among health and fitness professionals. The body of research has grown over the past decade. This course is Part two of a three-part series on myofascial interventions and will provide an evidence-based update on two popular interventions: roller massage and flossing bands. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

The Complicated Foot Made Simple
Presented by Paul Drumheller, MPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3660Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will solidify basic concepts of foot function and how the interactions of ankle, rearfoot and forefoot produce a normal gait pattern. This understanding will allow you to quickly assess the foot and determine where is the most likely pain culprit? This is the starting point for determining the proper treatment strategies in more complex situations. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Myofascial Interventions Part III: Dry Needling and Cupping
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarWed, May 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3662Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Myofascial interventions have become popular among health and fitness professionals. The body of research has grown over the past decade. This course is part three of a three-part series on myofascial interventions and will provide an evidence-based update on dry needling and cupping. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Elbow Stiffness: Therapeutic Management
Presented by Paul Bonzani, MHS, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #36871 Hour
Therapeutic intervention for the resolution of elbow stiffness. Joint and soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic exercise and occupation-based interventions to prevent and resolve elbow stiffness are presented. Orthotic principles for prevention and resolution of elbow stiffness are reviewed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

New Resistance Training Guidelines for Women over 40
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3619Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The course discusses new research on the relationship between estrogen loss and its effects on muscle satellite cells and muscle health in women over 40. Learners are shown how to design safe and effective resistance training routines to increase muscle mass and strength and improve body composition and appearance in women over 40. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.