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The purpose/goal of this activity is to learn how to differentiate the difference between myofascial conditions such as myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia.

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When: Friday, July 1, 2016
Where: Sponsor: Cross Country
Self study
United States
Contact: Donna Coffman
615-331-4422

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Course Description: 

In this educational offering, you will learn how to differentiate between myofascial conditions such as myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. You will identify motion restrictions through posture observation and hands-on motion testing. You will learn the basics of how to apply MFR to improve tissue mobility, circulation and posture, and decrease painful restrictions using this gentle manual therapy technology to achieve improved functional outcomes across the lifespan.

 

Speaker: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS, CHy., DD

The purpose/goal of this activity is to learn how to differentiate the difference between myofascial conditions such as myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia.Objectives: 1. Compare the anatomy and function of fascia in normal and pathological conditions 2. Recall the indications and contraindications for myofascial release 3. Contrast the symptoms of myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia4. Outline the steps involved in procedures used to improve functional mobility, such as myofascial skin glide, z-friction, and respiratory diaphragm release5. Analyze the evidence-based research regarding the efficacy of myofascial release6. View a myofascial evaluation of posture observation and motion testing of the skin and muscles to identify motion barriers

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Program Content Area: Other
Course Type: Self-study
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Intended Audience: PT, PTA, other healthcare professionals
CE Contact Hours: 6
Course Approval: IPTA Approval # 75-6331
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