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FUNCTIONAL AGING: Live 2-day seminar with lab

In this 2-day interactive lab seminar, gain hands-on skills in examination and program design to meet the challenges faced by aging clients, including functional mobility and cognitive decline, stiffness, weakness, gait disorders and balance deficits, fall prevention, and select pathologies. Immediately design a rehab program for your geriatric patients that incorporates traditional and integrative therapy

CHRONIC PAIN: MANAGING FIBROMYALGIA AND MYOFASCIAL PAIN- Home Study 2 Hrs. CE Optin

Thank you for Subscribing. Below you will find the information and the course lesson FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Course Description: HOME STUDY PROGRAM Are you comfortable with treating patients who have chronic pain? Patients with chronic pain present considerable challenges in the examination and in the selection of effective therapeutic interventions. Many have been

Flex-Ability: Muscle Energy/PNF and Stretching- Home Study 2 Hrs. CE

FLEX-ABILITY: MUSCLE ENERGY/ PNF STRETCHING By Theresa A. Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS,CHY Course Description  With the time spent working and using technology, who has time to stretch these days? As people become less active and time marches on, the body tends to stiffen, resulting in reduced flexibility, painful movements, and limited functional performance. Specialized stretching techniques make

Cupping Therapy: Introduction and Clinical Applications Home Study 6 Hrs. CE

FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS COURSE DESCRIPTION: HOME STUDY PROGRAM Myofascial Cupping therapy is a centuries-old method for managing medical conditions, based on traditional Asian medicine. Now you can reap the benefits of modern cupping therapy in your practice, to, release scar tissue and fascial adhesions, manage trigger points, improve circulation and relieve pain.  Many

POSITIONAL RELEASE: REFLEX RELEASE FOR PAINFUL TRIGGER POINTS AND MUSCLE TENSION- Home Study 2.5 Hrs. CE

FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Course Description So many people suffer from painful muscle trigger points as the result of stress, tension, and injury.  Learn about the nature of trigger points, (TPs) and how abnormal neurophysiological reflexes contribute to painful muscle tension and mobility impairments. Positional release (PRT) interventions modify abnormal reflexes to relax and

Cupping Therapy: Introduction and Clinical Applications- Live Workshop

    CUPPING THERAPY: INTRODUCTION AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS (2-day or 1- day live class) By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS   Course Description Myofascial Cupping therapy is a centuries-old method for managing medical conditions, based on traditional Asian medicine. Now you can reap the benefits of modern cupping therapy in your practice,

INTRO TO BIOSYNCHRONISTICS: Home Study

Secondary to the clinical evidence of the success of BioSynchronistics®/Quality Physical TherapySMand the interest expressed by our peers, we are making available the principles and approach known as BioSynchronistics®.

MUSCLE ENERGY TECHNIQUES FOR THE LUMBAR SPINE, SACROILIAC JOINT AND PELVIS- Live

By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS,LMT,CEAS Course Description Muscle Energy Technique (MET) is an evidence-based manual therapy intervention for correcting somatic dysfunctions which contribute to back pain and disability. MET is incorporated to restore proper biomechanics and functional movement for lumbosacral and pelvic joint dysfunctions. MET is gentle enough to apply without the need

Intro to Biosynchronistics: Promote Wellness with Fascial Therapy for Posture Alignment, Pain Relief and Enhanced Functional Mobility – Live Workshop

By: Theresa A. Schmidt DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS & Carol Tschirpke PT, Director ESI Wellness Use what you learn immediately! Apply this course toward your certification, ask us how! Online registration coming soon, call us for info and group discounts at 877-281-3382 Course Description BioSynchronistics® is a commonsense holistic approach needed for today’s fast-paced

LOW BACK PAIN: MOVE BEYOND LIMITATIONS WITH MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS Course Description Low back pain (LBP) affects at least eighty percent of Americans, resulting in significant financial burden and loss of  quality of life.  According to the Clinical Practice Guidelines, mobilization is an important component of back pain management.  Too often clinicians are ready to perform

Myofascial Relase Clinical Applications – 2- day – Live Workshop

By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS Course Description Patients often present challenging symptoms with chronic pain, which may not show typical dermotomal or myotomal patterns. The symptoms may be remote from the apparent area of injury, including referred pain, stiffness, muscle weakness and abnormal sensations. Many of these clients are experiencing myofascial

GERIATRIC MASSAGE- THE EVIDENCE IS IN YOUR HANDS- Home Study 2 Hrs. CE

FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS   Course Description There is an increasing need for skilled hands-on care to address the challenges of our aging population. Therapeutic massage has proven to be beneficial in managing the symptoms of medical conditions associated with aging, and improving quality of life in the golden years. Therapeutic massage is an

Geriatric Balance and Fall Prevention- Live Workshop

By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS Course Description As our population ages, the incidence of injuries and even deaths from falling is rising.  What can we do to address this issue as health care providers? Our interventions can make a difference. Identify the physiological aspects of balance and how the aging process

Flex-Ability: Muscle Energy/ PNF Stretching – Live Workshop

FLEX-ABILITY: MUSCLE ENERGY/ PNF STRETCHING Webinar By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS Course Description With the time spent working and using technology, who has time to stretch these days? As people become less active and time marches on, the body tends to stiffen, resulting in reduced flexibility, painful movements and limited functional

Evidence Based Myofascial with Craniosacral Interventions- A 3-D Approach to Improving Movement and Function – Live Workshop

By: Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS   Course Description This intensive hands-on course introduces examination and treatment of fascial imbalances that may limit mobility and function, which influence posture and movement.  Review physiology of the craniosacral and fascial systems, assessment and techniques of the 3-D transverse fascial planes, and the body’s craniosacral/fascial

Chronic Pain: Managing Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain- Live Workshop

Course Description Are you comfortable with treating patients who have chronic pain? Patients with chronic pain present considerable challenges in an examination and in the selection of effective therapeutic interventions. Many have been to numerous practitioners seeking results unsuccessfully, despite taking many drugs and trying a variety of therapies. Some have been misdiagnosed. This course

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE CLINICAL APPLICATIONS-HOME STUDY 4 Hrs. CE

FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Course Description: HOME STUDY PROGRAM Patients often present challenging symptoms with chronic pain, which may not show typical dermatomal or myotomal patterns. The symptoms may be remote from the apparent area of injury, including referred pain, stiffness, muscle weakness and abnormal sensations. Many of these clients are experiencing myofascial dysfunction.

EVIDENCE-BASED MYOFASCIAL WITH CRANIOSACRAL INTERVENTIONS- A 3-D APPROACH TO IMPROVING MOVEMENT AND FUNCTION Home Study 4 Hrs. CE

FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Course Description This intensive hands-on course introduces examination and treatment of fascial imbalances that may limit mobility and function, which influence posture and movement.  Review physiology of the craniosacral and fascial systems, assessment and techniques of the 3-D transverse fascial planes, and the body’s craniosacral/fascial relationships.  Demonstration and practice of

MUSCLE ENERGY LUMBAR SPINE, SI JOINT & PELVIS Home Study 7.5 Hrs. CE

FACULTY: THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Course Description: HOME STUDY PROGRAM Muscle Energy Technique (MET) is an evidence-based manual therapy intervention for correcting somatic dysfunctions which contribute to back pain and disability. MET is incorporated to restore proper biomechanics and functional movement for lumbosacral and pelvic joint dysfunctions. MET is gentle enough to apply without the

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