Movement Systems Impairments of the Lower and Upper Quarter with Marcie Harris-Hayes PT, DPT, MSCI, OCS and Mary Kate McDonnell PT, DPT, OCS. 

Location : Honolulu, Hawaii

Dates : October 21-24, 2016

What's Included : 4 day PT course (or 2 day OT option), Hawaiian Luau / Dinner Cruise (4 day option only)

Hotel - Optional (Group rates negotiated with Hilton Waikiki)

CEUs : 2.8 / 28 contact hours (4 days) or 1.4 / 14 contact hours (2 days)

Student / Instructor Ratio 10:1

Cost : $850  4 days // 2 day Upper Quarter or Lower Quarter option $450

*** Hawaii PTs / OTs - We offer a Kama'Aina Discount, just email us for details!

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Course description : 

This course will provide the participant  the concepts and principles of movement system impairment (MSI) syndromes. Specific syndromes of the upper quarter (cervical spine, scapula, and humerus) and lower quarter (lumbar spine, hip, and knee) will be discussed.  The course  will include lecture and lab sessions to assist participants in better understanding the MSI approach and the exam used to identify upper and lower quarter syndromes.  Treatment programs and their rationale will also be included in the presentation. 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe movement system impairment syndromes of the upper and lower quarter
  • Utilize the  Movement System exam used to diagnose syndromes of the upper and lower quarter
  • Discuss the treatment programs for movement system impairment syndromes of the upper and lower quarter. 
  • Discuss the best available evidence for the syndromes of the upper and lower quarter. 

 

Course Itinerary :                                                      

Oct 21 & 22 Upper quarter Movement Systems Impairments with Mary Kate McDonnell PT, DPT, OCS
Day 1


9:00 – 10:00    Principles and concepts of the Movement System Impairment Syndromes (Review & Update)                
10:00 – 11:00    Movement Impairment Diagnoses of the Scapula and Humerus
11:00 – 11:15    Break
11:15 – 12:00    Cont’d Movement Impairment Diagnoses of the Scapula and Humerus
12:00-1:00    Lunch
1:00 -2:00    Demonstration of a full exam of the shoulder girdle - participants determines diagnosis & corrective exercise
2:00 – 5:00     Lab/Demo: Examination of alignment and standing movement tests: demonstration and practice            
Break
Shoulder examination in sitting, supine, prone, quadruped and sitting: demonstration and practice 

Day 2

9:00 – 10:30    Movement Impairment Diagnoses of the cervical spine and TMJ
10:30-10:45        Break               
10:45 – 12:00    Lab/Demo: Demonstration of a full exam of the cervical spine -Participants determines diagnosis and corrective exercises
12:00 – 1:00    Lunch
1:00 – 5:00    Lab: Demonstration and practice of alignment, movement tests of the cervical spine
Break        
Treatment: exercise progression, functional activities - demonstration and practice

Oct 23 & 24 Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes of the Lower Quarter with Marcie Harris-Hayes PT, DPT, MSCI, OCS      

Day 3

8:00-9:30    Diagnosis of Lumbar Spine Movement Impairments

9:30-9:45    Break

9:45-12:00    Demonstration and Practice of Lumbar Spine Exam

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:00    Demonstration and Practice of Lumbar Spine Exam        

2:00-2:15    Break

2:15-4:00    Treatment strategies for the Lumbar Spine & Discussion and Practice                      

Day 4

8:00-9:45    Diagnosis of Hip and Femoral Movement Impairments        

9:45-10:00    Break

10:00-11:00    Demonstration and Practice additional tests for the Lower Quarter

11:00-12:00    Demonstration of Lower Quarter Exam                    

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:30    Practice of Lower Quarter Exam                

2:15-2:30    Break

2:30-3:30    Treatment strategies for the Lower Quarter Movement Impairments    

3:30-4:00    Discussion

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