The Answer to Chronic Pain: Looking Just Beneath the Surface
Improve your treatment of chronic pain by examining the growing importance and understanding of superficial connective tissues and the role it plays in movement and pain. Understanding etiology, assessment, and diagnosis will allow the clinician to make improved decisions when dealing with patients with cutaneous nerve entrapment syndromes. Explore the usage of MSK ultrasound and the benefits of it.
JOSEPH LaVACCA, PT, DPT, OCS, CFSC, FMS, FMT-C, SFMA, is an experienced outpatient orthopedic clinician who graduated from Sacred Heart University with his Bachelor of Exercise Science Degree in 2008, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. He also has certifications in movement screens for both the FMS and SFMA, Functional Strength Coaching, as well as Fascial Movement Taping and Performance Movement Techniques through RockTape.
Dr. LaVacca is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and has experience in Maitland-Based Manual Treatments, Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Kinesiology Taping, and movement assessment/performance screening. He is a nationwide speaker and frequently teaches healthcare practitioners about Kinesiology Taping and Movement Assessment Principles.
Financial: Joseph LaVacca is the owner of Strength in Motion Physical Therapy. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Joseph LaVacca has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.