Myofascial interventions have become popular among healthcare professionals. This three-part series will provide an evidence-based update on popular interventions. Part I of the series will cover instrument assisted soft-tissue mobilization and mechanical percussion devices.
Course created on May 9, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 04075; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-912832; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the current scientific theories behind Instrument Assisted Soft-Tissue Massage and mechanical percussion devices.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize best practice patterns for each intervention to improve functional independence levels in preparation for ADLs/IADLs.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate between common indications, precautions, and contraindications for each intervention related to skilled occupations.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction; Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Myofascial anatomy and physiology review|
|30-45 Minutes||IASTM background and scientific review|
|45-60 Minutes||IASTM clinical practice guidelines|
|60-75 Minutes||IASTM research|
|75-90 Minutes||Mechanical percussion background and science|
|90-100 Minutes||Existing research and practice pattern survey|
|100-115 Minutes||Clinical relevance discussion of both topics|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Scott Cheatham is an Associate Professor in the Division of Kinesiology at California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. He is the owner of Sports Medicine Alliance (SMA). Dr. Cheatham received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Therapy. Dr. Cheatham is a Board Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist (OCS) and a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). He also holds several fitness certifications and is a certified ergonomic specialist.
Dr. Cheatham is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and several home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine. Dr. Cheatham’s professional responsibilities include being an associate editor for the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Journal, Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, and a manuscript reviewer for several other peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Cheatham is an education and research consultant for various health and fitness organizations. His research interests include myofascial interventions and the efficacy of interventions for various musculoskeletal pathologies. His current clinical practice includes sports medicine services, general orthopedics, and sports-performance training.
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