This one-hour workshop is designed as an entry level course for the therapist who wants to know more about myofascial release and its benefits. The course will provide an overview of myofascial release, with emphasis upon strategies and techniques that can be used to treat orthopedic musculoskeletal conditions in a variety of practice settings.
Course created on May 16, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the basic theory, anatomy, and physiology of the myofascial system.
- After this course, participants will be able to state the general process for performing myofascial release including the duration and intensity of practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize basic terms and definitions associated with myofascial release.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify indications and contraindications for myofascial release treatment.
|5-30 Minutes||Overview of myofascial release: historical background, fascial anatomy, theoretical assumptions, and indications and contraindications.|
|30-35 Minutes||Basic evaluation skills|
|35-55 Minutes||Soft tissue mobilization techniques|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Robert McAlister, PhD, OTR/L
Dr. McAlister has twenty years of academic teaching experience and specializes in kinesiology and treatment of adult neurological physical dysfunction. He is a full professor at Spalding University's Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy and earned his Ph.D. in Motor Learning and Control from Auburn University. He has extensive experience in manual therapeutic techniques, and has taught continuing education courses on myofascial release to allied health professionals nationally.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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