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The Answer to Chronic Pain: Looking Just Beneath the Surface

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Objectives

  1. Determine the differences between fascial layers and their importance
  2. Distinguish the differences in fascial receptors including free nerve endings, pacinian corpuscles, and Ruffini’s and their role on the CNS
  3. Employ MSK ultrasound to guide diagnosis and treatment decisions

Outline

Fascial Layers

Differences in Fascial Receptors

Using Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to Guide Diagnosis and Treatment Decisions

Copyright : 07/30/2020

Using Mindfulness to Improve Outcomes with Chronic Pain Patients

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Objectives

  1. Investigate the power of the mind-body connection and understand its relevance to how our bodies experience sensations of pain.
  2. Understand the mechanisms by which mindfulness meditation can alter the ways our bodies perceive pain - facilitating both increased pain tolerance and improved quality of life.       
  3. Gain proficiency with the use of mindfulness meditation techniques to improve outcomes with patients and clients suffering from chronic pain.

Outline

Power of the Mind-Body Connection

Alter the Way the Body Perceives Pain

Improve Outcomes: Patients with Chronic Pain

Copyright : 07/30/2020

Pain Management & Neuroplasticity Using Yoga, Meditation, & Mindfulness

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Objectives

  1. Demonstrate how chronic pain can have long term effects on the brain and body.
  2. Demonstrate how chronic pain can affect the nervous system and how we can use yoga, meditation, mindfulness and breathwork to transform the nervous system around chronic pain.
  3. Perform breathing techniques to activate the parasympathetic nervous system and integrate active and restorative yoga poses seated, standing and lying down.
  4. Create individualized client treatment plans that incorporate yoga, meditation and mindfulness to help clients be balanced in their body and brain throughout the day.
  5. Support the role of self-compassion and self-care in the treatment of chronic pain and specific forms to propose to clients.
  6. Implement proper coding tips to improve reimbursement when using Integrative Medicine.  

Outline

Chronic Pain and the Body

Transform the Nervous System Around Chronic Pain

Breathing Techniques that Calm

Individualized Treatment Plans

Role of Self-Compassion and Self-Care in Treatment of Chronic Pain

Integrative Medicine: Improve Reimbursement

Copyright : 07/29/2020

3D Movement Analysis & Pilates-Based Exercises for Chronic Back Pain & Degenerative Scoliosis

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Objectives

  1. Distinguish asymmetries in LPHC (lumbo-pelvic-hip-complex) and keystone areas that may be contributing to spinal pain and dysfunction.
  2. Determine the importance of positioning and hands-on techniques, such as wedging, cupping and IASTM, to restore myofascial alignment.
  3. Apply at least 3 Pilates method-based and/or spinal curvature corrective exercises to reactivate the anti-gravity spring and realign neutral posture.

Outline

Keystone areas that Contribute to Spinal Pain and Dysfunction

Positioning and Hands-On Treatment Corrective Exercises to Realign Neutral Posture

Copyright : 07/29/2020