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This advanced lecture and lab course is structured so that clinicians will gain an appreciation for the postural influences of: rib torsion, asymmetrical oblique strength, inconsistent breathing patterns, habitual use of accessory respiratory musculature, and a positionally restricted diaphragm. The focus of this course will be to assess and restore polyarticular muscular chain function of the thorax...

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When: August 12-13, 2017
7:45am-5:00pm (both days)
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University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky  40292
United States
Contact: Whitney Schroer
402-467-4111

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Description:

 

This advanced lecture and lab course is structured so that clinicians will gain an appreciation for the postural influences of: rib torsion, asymmetrical oblique strength, inconsistent breathing patterns, habitual use of accessory respiratory musculature, and a positionally restricted diaphragm. The focus of this course will be to assess and restore polyarticular muscular chain function of the thorax. Treatment interventions including manual and non-manual techniques to restore reciprocal and alternating respiratory and rotational function of the thorax will be covered. Participants will be able to immediately apply PRI clinical assessment and intervention strategies when treating diagnoses such as shortness of breath, thoracic outlet syndrome, and shoulder dysfunction.

 

Objectives:

  • Recognize structural influences and breathing patterns of faulty postures.
  • Design a postural isolation and inhibition program that includes the integration of appropriate dynamics of respiration to reduce occupational, leisure, and sleep breathing dysfunction.
  • Release restrictive polyarticular chains and torsional patterns of the trunk through specific manual and non-manual orientation of ventilatory muscle.
  • Restore thoracic scapular force couples, rib alignment, and abdominal-diaphragm muscle integration for appropriate motor and sensory perceptual skill development of the upper extremities.

 

Course Tuition: 

Early Registration Fee: $495
(4 or more weeks prior to course)

Late Registration Fee: $525
(within 4 weeks of course)

Please register early. Courses will be canceled or rescheduled if fewer than 15 participants have registered by the early registration deadline of four weeks prior to the scheduled course date.

 

Agenda:

 

Day Two
7:45am - 8:00am Sign-In and Light Breakfast
8:00am - 8:30am Overview of Thoracic Mediastinum Function
8:30am - 9:00am Brachial Chain: Muscle and Structure
9:00am - 9:30am Postural Respiration Functional Relationships
9:30am - 10:00am Right BC Evaluation and Assessment Demonstration
10:00am - 10:15am Break
10:15am - 11:15am Superior T4 Airflow
11:15am - 12:00pm Right Superior T4 Manual Technique (Lab)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm - 2:00pm Right BC PRI Treatment Guidelines
2:00pm - 3:00pm Right Subclavius Manual Technique (Lab) and Demonstration of Remaining Manual BC Techniques
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 4:00pm Left Lower Trapezius/Left Serratus Anterior Non-Manual Techniques
4:00pm - 5:00pm Right Lower Trapezius/Right Tricep Non-Manual Techniques

 

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