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Treating Torticollis: Looking Beyond the Neck for Better Results

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Evaluate types and causes of infant torticollis and positional skull deformities.
  2. Demonstrate evidenced-based examination and treatment strategies for infants with CMT.
  3. List seven red flags that may warrant referral to a physician.
  4. Develop a plan of care using five components of first-choice interventions based on the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG).
  5. Examine emerging interventions that have not yet established efficacy.
  6. Create evidenced-based discharge planning, caregiver education, and recommendations for follow-up care.

Outline

TORTICOLLIS AND POSITIONAL SKULL DEFORMITIES – WHEN TO TREAT OR REFER

HOW TO PROPERLY ASSESS A CHILD WITH CMT

EXAM LAB

HOW TO BEST TREAT CMT – LOOKING BEYOND THE NECK

INTERVENTION LAB

OTHER THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES FOR CMT

EMERGING INTERVENTIONS WITHOUT EVIDENCE OF EFFICACY

WHEN TO REFER FOR CONSULTATION

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR GOAL WRITING

DISCHARGE PLANNING AND FOLLOW-UP RECOMMENDATIONS

CASE EXAMPLES

Copyright : 04/04/2019

Pediatric Kinesiology Taping Certification

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Identify and explain the specific physiological effects of kinesiology taping
  2. Describe the unique needs of the pediatric population and identifying taping considerations
  3. Formulate a list of contraindications for kinesiology taping in the pediatric population
  4. Discuss concepts of longitudinal myofascial chains as an approach to treatment in the pediatric population
  5. Apply functional taping techniques designed for pediatric patients, integrating clinical knowledge of specific conditions
  6. Demonstrate taping interventions for pediatric conditions related to pain, postural, neurologic, orthopedic, and sports conditions

Outline

IMPROVING MOVEMENT, MOBILITY, AND MOTOR CONTROL WITH TAPING TECHNIQUES

THE SKIN-BRAIN CONNECTION 

PEDIATRIC TAPING APPLICATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS

TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR PAIN

TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR POSTURE

TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS

TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR SPORTS-RELATED CONDITIONS

GETTING PEDIATRIC POPULATIONS TO WEAR THE TAPE AND KEEP IT ON

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR GETTING PARENTS TO BUY IN AND CARRY OVER

Copyright : 10/06/2017