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Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function Certification Course

Using impairment based interventions to maximize the human movement system.

Demo of Foundation to Function course by Dr. Michael Voight

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Human Movement System Course Description

Dr. Michael Voight demonstrating movements and techniques part of the Foundation to Function human movement system courseThe Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function certification course provides a scientific and practical method that introduces an advanced integrated approach to restoring and maximizing the human movement system. Participation in this workshop will give the healthcare provider a better background and knowledge in not only analyzing the functional aspect of human movement, but also in identifying impairments to the human movement system and recognizing the pathomechanical impairments that will most benefit from rehabilitative strategies.

Ashley Campbell DPT, PT, SCS, CSCS demonstrating foundation to function course techniques

Restoring Mobility and Reinforcing Movement with Kinesiology Taping

The Foundation to Function continuing education course will give a brief history and overview of human movement assessment as well as the concepts behind treatment planning and prescription (including the 4 x 4 matrix of exercise planning) to correct for movement dysfunction. The participants will learn how to perform a quick assessment of movement using the base screen from the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). The traditional medical model teaches how to do a standardized orthopedic examination and to consider each individual component / finding in and of itself in isolation. Gross changes in muscle function (weakness, tightness, shortening) are emphasized with little emphasis placed on the function of the motor system as a whole or assessing functional movement patterns. In addition, the given medical diagnosis will often provide guidelines for care; but may not provide sufficient information to prescribe optimal and individualized manual therapy and therapeutic exercise by the treating clinician. Therefore, rehabilitation professionals should incorporate a movement pattern baseline into the musculoskeletal examination

Once dysfunction is identified, the participant will be taught how to differentiate a mobility restriction into either a joint mobility dysfunction vs. a tissue extensibility dysfunction. Soft tissue pathology plays a primary role in limiting mobility which affects human movement. Manual Therapy techniques will be demonstrated and practiced for common clinical joint mobility dysfunctions. In addition to mobilizations, this course will cover the theory and intervention strategies for identifying tissue extensibility restrictions utilizing Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) techniques. The participants with be shown techniques and receive hands on instruction to help restore normal joint mobility and tissue extensibility with the goal being to improve the dysfunctional movement pattern. As mobility is restored, postural and mobility reinforcement techniques such as kinesiology taping will be covered and practiced.

human movement system CEU course demonstration by Michael Voight

Design a Comprehensive Movement Based Treatment Plan

Following discussion on motion restoration techniques and postural reinforcement, the emphasis will shift to designing exercise progressions in order to restore and advance functional movement patterns. A simple approach based upon evidence based clinical reasoning utilizing neurodevelopmental theories of human movement will be used to formulate exercise progressions. Techniques will be taught in a “hands-on” format to ensure that participants develop treatment skills that can be instantly utilized. Participants will learn strategies to improve joint mobility, ROM, and therapeutic exercise for every patient population by utilizing a full body approach.

Musculoskeletal Treatment

Musculoskeletal clinical scenarios are presented with an integrated management approach. Following our musculoskeletal and manual therapy CEU course , clinicians will have a better understanding of how to integrate these methods into treatment of musculoskeletal patients. Overall, this course will help the clinician in identifying individual movement pattern deficiencies unique to each individual and assist with making evidence based decisions when determining the most efficient and effective path to musculoskeletal treatment and exercise intervention.

IASTM & Kinesiology / Biomechanical Taping Certification

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be given the opportunity to take both a written and practical examination in IASTM and Kinesiology/Biomechanical taping. Successful completion will result in the awarding of Level 1 Certification in both IASTM and Kinesiology/Biomechanical Taping.

Who is the Foundation to Function CEU Course Right for?

Course Level of Learning: Intermediate

This course is appropriate for all health care providers involved in the initial evaluation, determination of diagnosis, prognosis, and plan of treatment interventions for musculoskeletal pathology across the lifespan. It is assumed that the participant has a general familiarity with basic anatomy background, an understanding of muscle, tendon, and facial orientation, as well as the physiologic response to inflammation and injury in order to focus upon increased understanding and application of the material. Clinicians working with prevention and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle will also find our human movement system course valuable for their patients.

Our goal is to maintain a low faculty / student ratio to enhance the overall learning experience that meets or exceeded all recommended continuing education course guidelines. This CEU course does not require any prerequisites to be completed before attending. Those that have previously completed our SFMA certification course will further enhance their abilities and techniques of the human movement system.

Course Level of Learning: Intermediate

Instructors

Tab Blackburn Med, PT, ATC
Ashley Campbell DPT, PT, SCS, CSCS
Josh Sattelee DC
Robyn Smith MS, PT, SCS, CGFI-MP2
Michael Voight DHSc, PT, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, FAPTA

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Course Objectives

Following the completing of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe and explain the importance of identifying dysfunctional movement patterns in patients/clients with functional limitations.
  2. Accurately describe and competently execute the seven basic evaluation components ofthe base SFMA examination on a patient model in less than 3 minutes.
  3. Coordinate the movement assessment (SFMA) information into an initial therapeutic exercise strategy to formulate, describe, and defend the use of appropriate treatment interventions (Manual therapy and functional exercise) to normalize dysfunctional movement.
  4. Explain how to differentiate between a joint mobility dysfunction versus a tissue extensibility dysfunction.
  5. Delineate the basic steps for the application of manual therapy techniques demonstrated within the course.
  6. Explain the indications and contraindications/precautions for manual therapy.
  7. Perform 3 types of manual therapy techniques for each of the directions of joint motion restriction.
  8. Choose and defend the appropriate mobilization and IASTM treatment for a variety of pathologies including but not limited to neural muscular restrictions, fascia restrictions, joint stiffness, scar adhesions and pain limited movement loss.
  9. Defend the appropriate IASTM treatment for a soft tissue muscle/fascia restriction dysfunction.
  10. Differentiate between normal and abnormal soft tissue of the extremities and trunk using IASTM tools based on the patient response and tissue response through the assessment scanning strokes.
  11. Describe and explain the scientific basis for Kinesiology taping.
  12. Demonstrate, defend and effectively apply basic kinesiology taping techniques without assistance.
  13. Describe and explain the rationale of the neurodevelopmental 4 x 4 approach to exercise planning.
  14. Describe and explain the basic science of elastic resistance.
  15. Choose and defend the appropriate elastic resistance techniques within the neurodevelopmental 4 x 4 approach when the evaluation indicates stability dysfunction.
  16. Evaluate the intervention effectiveness through reassessment of the case dysfunction / impairment as seen on the movement (SFMA base screen) re-evaluation.

Course Outline

Day 1

08:00 – 10:30
Overview of assessing the human movement system – a functional framework

  • Overview of the Human Movement System
  • Pathoanatomical vs Pathomechanical approach to movement assessment
  • Static to Postural Assessment – The Janda Approach / Muscle imbalance Paradigms
  • Identifying dysfunctional movement patterns in patients/clients with functional limitations – Integrating movement theory with practice
  • Isolating dysfunction with the SFMA – Lecture/ hands on Lab

10:30 – 12:30
Recover / Restore – Resetting Mobility Impairments (Lecture – hands on Lab)

  • How to differentiate joint mobility dysfunction from tissue extensibility dysfunction
    • Curent IASTM Research
    • Tools & Techniques
    • Specific Applications

12:30 – 01:30 LUNCH (On Own)

01:30 – 03:30

Reinforcement Techniques – Kinesiology Taping (Lecture Lab)

  • Dynamic & Kinesiology Tape Research
  • Evaluate, recognize, and deciding when taping is indicated and who will benefit
  • Theraband XactStretch Method
  • Use of Dynamic Tape
  • Specific Patterns of Tape Application
  • Demonstration / hands on lab

03:30 – 05:30
Reloading the Software – Developing an integrated rehab program based upon the movement assessment

  • The neurodevelopment 4 x 4 approach to exercise planning and progression.
  • Rolling Assessment with correction lab
  • Linking the results of the movement assessment to exercise
    • Integrating the appropriate elastic resistance techniques within the neurodevelopmental 4 x 4 approach to exercise training.
    • Theraband CLX Techniques and applications for common stability impairments – Demonstration / hands on lab

5:30 Question and Answer

Day 2

08:00 – 12:00
Functional Treatment Progressions – managing the big picture

  • Cervical Dysfunctions
    • Mobility Impairments: Manual Therapy Techniques to restore joint mobility / accessory motion – “go to” techniques
    • Stability Impairments: Corrective exercises and 4 x 4 progressions
    • Evaluating the intervention effectiveness by monitoring the changes in the cervical dysfunction as seen on the movement (SFMA) re-evaluation in order to guide the therapeutic exercise progression.
    • Question and Answers
  • Multi-Segmental Flexion Dysfunctions:
    • Mobility Impairments: Manual Therapy Techniques to restore joint mobility / accessory motion – “go to” techniques
    • Stability Impairments: Corrective exercises and 4 x 4 progressions
    • Evaluating the intervention effectiveness by monitoring the changes in the MSF dysfunction as seen on the movement (SFMA) re-evaluation in order to guide the therapeutic exercise progression.
    • Question and Answers
  • Overhead Deep Squat
    • Mobility Impairments: Manual Therapy Techniques to restore joint mobility / accessory motion – “go to” techniques
    • Stability Impairments: Corrective exercises and 4 x 4 progressions
    • Evaluating the intervention effectiveness by monitoring the changes in the ODS dysfunction as seen on the movement (SFMA) re-evaluation in order to guide the therapeutic exercise progression.
    • Question and Answers

12:00 – 01:00 LUNCH

01:00 – 05:30

Functional Treatment Progressions – managing the big picture

  • Multi-Segmental Extension & Rotation Dysfunctions:
    • Mobility Impairments: Manual Therapy Techniques to restore joint mobility / accessory motion – “go to” techniques
    • Stability Impairments: Corrective exercises and 4 x 4 progressions
    • Evaluating the intervention effectiveness by monitoring the changes in the MSE & MSR dysfunction as seen on the movement (SFMA) re-evaluation in order to guide the therapeutic exercise progression.

5:30 Question and Answer

Course requirements:

Bring Teflon-coated scissors, wear loose-fitting athletic clothes with access to all body areas; shave if needed.

All participants will receive one CLX band, kinesiology tape, and comprehensive course manual. All certification material will also be included within the course fee.

Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function

Using impairment based interventions to maximize the human movement system
16 Hours, 1.6 CEU’s Tuition: $645.00

Sparks, NV - Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function

June 2-3, 2018
*Early Bird Registration $595
Standard Registration $645.00
16 contact hours / 1.6 ceu’s

Course Location:
Moreland Physical Therapy
2225 N. McCarran Blvd
Sparks, NV 89431

*Early bird registration ends 30 days prior to the course date

Portland, OR - Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function

June 23-24, 2018
*Early Bird Registration $595
Standard Registration $645.00
16 contact hours / 1.6 ceu’s

Course Location:
Providence St Vincent Hospital
9205 SW Barnes Rd Stanley Family Classrooms
Portland, OR 97225

Hartsdale, NY - Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function

July 14-15, 2018
*Early Bird Registration $595
Standard Registration $645.00
16 contact hours / 1.6 ceu’s

Course Location:
Ivy Rehab
157 S. Central Park Ave
Hartsdale, NY 10530

Conway, SC - Scrape, Tape & Move: Foundation to Function

October 20 & 21, 2018
*Early Bird Registration $595
Standard Registration $645.00
16 contact hours / 1.6 ceu’s

Course Location:
Conway Medical Center
300 Singleton Ridge Rd
Conway, SC 29526

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