Neuroanatomy of carpal tunnel syndrome and median nerve compression and current treatment protocols as a segue into introducing Qigong as nerve gliding exercises will be reviewed in this course.
Course created on September 30, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 05187; CE Broker/1.0 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 #20-950604; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate the neuroanatomy of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), brachial plexus, and median nerve.
- After this course, participants will be able to examine current treatment protocol for the carpal tunnel syndrome to support occupation.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify principles of qigong as mind and body integration exercise and recognize qigong as nerve gliding exercises to treat carpal tunnel syndrome and median nerve compression.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction; Survey|
|5-10 Minutes||Qigong introduction; Short Qigong breathing demo|
|10-15 Minutes||Anatomy of carpal tunnel, brachial plexus, and nerve glides|
|15-20 Minutes||Symptoms of CTS|
|20-25 Minutes||CTS treatment protocol|
|25-30 Minutes||Qigong sequence and benefits|
|30-45 Minutes||Qigong as nerve glides|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Eun-Jin Bibianna Lee
MS, OTR/L, CHT
Bibianna has been an Occupational Therapist (OT) for 19 years and a Certified Hand Therapist for 10 years. She is the founder of Tai Chi and Live Free LLC. After graduating from OT school, she became a yoga instructor and incorporated yoga therapy into her treatment sessions. The same year she passed the CHT exam, she met Dr. Yang PhD and began her study in Tai Chi in 2011. At the 2019 AOTA conference, she presented “Wheelchair Tai Chi as a holistic modality for OTs” with Dr. Guo, PhD, who is the founder of the wheelchair Tai Chi for the 2008 Beijing Para Olympics. The course was well attended by a large audience, and she realized there is a growing interest in holistic modalities in the field of OT.
Throughout her 19 years career, she has consistently tried to integrate eastern holistic medicine with western medicine because she is a firm believer in holistic medicine, which was how she was raised and how she has cared for her own health. She has been successful in bridging these two worlds together in an in-patient rehabilitation setting as well as in an out-patient hand therapy setting.
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