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Introduction to Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) Techniques


Mark Your Calendars for the upcoming District CEU Series on IASTM! 

Description: This 2 ½ hour course covers the theory and basic skills necessary and to safely begin Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) techniques. In this basic skills acquisition course, participants will receive hands-on instruction in the proper use of IASTM through a lab-focused teaching format. This course will address proper instrument selection to address body contours and reach target tissues.

Lab attire consisting of shorts, as well as swimsuit or halter-tops for women is essential to allow for proper practice of techniques.

Objectives: At the completion of this program participants will be able to:

  • List the precautions and contraindications for IASTM.
  • Understand and identify the appropriate IASTM treatment edge.
  • Identify appropriate basic treatment IASTM strokes.

Light food and beverage will be provided.

REGISTRATION
IPTA PT/ PTA Member FREE
PT/ PTA Non Member $50
Students (SPT/SPTA) IPTA Member & Non Member FREE
Please note, you must be signed into the IPTA website to see special rates. 

 

Speakers: Chris Capilli PT, DPT, FAAOMPT & Christine Klody, PT, DPT, MPT, CSCS


Christine Klody, PT, DPT, MPT, CSCS earned both her Doctorate and her Masters Degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine’s Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Program. Dr. Klody has been treating in the private practice arena since 2003, in addition to completing four clinical residencies across the country since 2001. She specializes in outpatient orthopaedics and sports medicine, primarily treating an adult population. Dr. Klody is IASTM Hawk Grips Certified and uses these highly effective hands-on tools as an adjunct to her customized treatment plans in treating a number of soft tissue diagnoses that her patients present with, including various types of tendonitis and tendonosis. Dr. Klody is the Founder and Director of DPT Sport, a boutique physical therapy clinic and custom fitness design center located in Burr Ridge, IL.

Chris Capilli PT, DPT, FAAOMPT originally from Syracuse, NY, received his undergraduate degree in sports medicine from Canisius College followed by his Master's degrees in Physical therapy from D'Youville College. He began working for Guthrie Medical Group in Sayre, PA working in an outpatient orthopedic setting. He finished his Doctorate degrees at D’Youville College while completing his Fellowship training in manual therapy (FAAOMPT) from Daemen College being mentored under Dr. Ron Schenck and Dr. Erson Religioso. Chris has been a physical therapist for over 12 years working completely in an Outpatient Orthopedic setting and his continuing education has been vast and diverse respecting different viewpoints and methodology. Dr. Capilli has been using instrumented assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) instruments for 10 years and is well versed in using the tools for various conditions being creative with its use for both treatment and evaluative processes. He enjoys working outside of the clinic educating his peers within the physical therapy field focusing on Orthopedics and the benefit of IASTM in everyday practice.


Course Sponsor:

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8 CHANCES TO ATTEND!

* Please note that the first hour (excluding Northern)
will be the district meeting,
following will be a 2.5 hour IASTM CE program.

NORTH CENTRAL
Wednesday, March 7th 5:30 - 9:00 pm
OSF HealthCare Cardiovascular Institute (Rockford, IL)

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EASTERN
Thursday, March 8th 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Northwestern University (Chicago, IL)

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NORTHERN
Saturday, March 10th 9:00 - 11:30 am
Rosalind Franklin University (North Chicago, IL)

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EAST CENTRAL
Saturday, March 10th 12:30 - 4:00 pm
Functional Therapy and Rehabilitation (Joliet, IL)

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SOUTHERN
Monday, May 7th 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Southwestern Illinois College (Belleville, IL)

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WESTERN
Tuesday, May 8th 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Illinois Central College (Peoria, IL)

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CENTRAL
Wednesday, May 9th 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Mettler Center (Champaign, IL)

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WEST CENTRAL
Thursday, May 10th 5:30 - 9:00 pm
PhysioTherapy Professionals (Springfield, IL)

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