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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy 109

Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


2.0

  • Outline the innovation of the therapy
  • Summarize the Physics behind the modality
  • Describe the interaction of LLLT with live tissue
  • Detect the contraindications & precautions
  • Assess the different LLLT devices.
  • Comprehend the different types of LLLT available
  • Optimize the LLLT parameters for improved outcomes
  • Apply LLLT in a manner that optimizes your treatment
  • Explain the physiological effects to your patients
  • Examine the current clinical evidence

David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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$40.00 USD

Physical Therapy 108

Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


1.0

  • Examine the relationship between hip flexibility and patellofemoral pain
  • Summarize the evidence pertaining to the efficacy of manual and physical therapies for the management of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Outline the possibility of a continuum existing between patellofemoral pain and patellofemoral osteoarthritis
  • Discuss the evidence regarding prevalence, diagnosis and management of patellar tendinopathy
  • Review the most common clinical tests used to determine balance in those with knee OA a clinical setting

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Journal Article Review
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$20.00 USD

Physical Therapy 107

Elastic Therapeutic Taping


3.0

Hour 1

  • Discuss the history of elastic taping.
  • Define the anatomy of fascial layers in the human body, and how the mechanotransduction concept relates to the use of elastic taping.
  • Recognize the most common indications and contraindications for the use of elastic tape within the manual therapist’s practice.
  • Describe the application process of elastic taping .

Hour 2

  • Discuss the evidence providing support of the use of elastic taping
  • Outline various conservative management options for taping musculoskeletal problems
  • Construct a treatment plan for a typical patient with acute traumatic swelling
  • Apply specific taping techniques for certain biomechanical dysfunctions

Hour 3

  • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for biomechanical low back pain
  • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for shoulder stabilization
  • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for knee osteoarthritis

Jennifer Illes, DC

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$60.00 USD

Physical Therapy 106

US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


1.0

  • Identify principles, indications and contraindications for ultrasound, heat, cold and electrical modalities with a focus on the upper extremity
  • Utilize clinical guidelines for applying ultrasound, heat, cold and electrical modalities with a focus on the upper extremity
  • Recognize and discuss the clinical efficacy and safety parameters of ultrasound, heat, cold and electrical modalities with a focus on the upper extremity

Richard Saporito, DC

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$20.00 USD

Physical Therapy 105

Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


3.0

  • Define laser
  • Discuss the critical properties of laser light and the categories of lasers
  • Define power density and energy density
  • Recognize the factors that effect the depth of penetration of light therapies
  • Explain why certain frequencies are employed with therapeutic lasers
  • Discuss the proposed physiological mechanisms of light therapy
  • List the contraindications and precautions for the use of low level laser therapy
  • Differentiate continuous wave and super pulsed laser therapy
  • Describe the application techniques for low level laser therapy
  • Describe light emitting diodes
  • Describe ultraviolet radiation and the difference between UVA, UVB and UVC
  • List the effects of UV light
  • Describe the dosage determination method for UV therapy, MED and E1 - E3
  • List the contraindications and precautions to the use of UV therapy

Richard Saporito, DC

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$60.00 USD

Physical Therapy 104

Introduction to Low Level Lasers


1.0

  • Discuss the unique properties of lasers and their clinical applications
  • Identify indications and contraindications to cold laser therapy
  • List parameters and protocols of cold laser therapy
  • Evaluate the current body of low level laser therapy clinical research
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of using cold laser therapy

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD

Physical Therapy 103
Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

1.0

  • Explain that the key to increased utilization of ultrasound lies in chiropractic providers knowledge and training
  • Recognize the ultrasound procedure, its benefits, effects, proper application, and potential outcomes
  • Point out precautions and contraindications affiliated with ultrasound
  • Internalize a level of knowledge and comprehension of diathermal principles
  • Develop skill sets when rendering ultrasound (continuous or pulsed) therapy

Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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$20.00 USD

Physical Therapy 102

Physical Therapy Applications


1.0

  • Describe ideal pad placement for interferential therapy
  • Discuss increasing muscle strength in the elderly
  • Construct screening procedures and treatment for the TMJ
  • Relate the evaluation and treatment of whiplash
  • Review rehabilitation of ankle injuries

Robert Schwer, DC

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$20.00 USD

Physical Therapy 101
1.0

  • Discuss the use of electrotherapy to control pain
  • Establish parameters for wobble board rehabilitation of the ankle
  • Describe how SI manipulation affects anterior knee pain
  • Discuss the use of post-fracture manipulation
  • Construct therapeutic exercises for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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Interactive Dissection
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$20.00 USD