When I sustained injuries during my time in the service, I realized elements were missing from my treatment. Progress was slow, and I knew there had to be a better way.
Many of my therapists isolated the evaluation and treatment to focus solely on the areas of pain.
We now know that acknowledging the biomechanical and functional role of the thoracic spine in neck, shoulder/back and hip dysfunction, leads to more insightful evaluations and better treatment options.
This concept of regional interdependence is the underutilized link to better outcomes. Thoracic spine contributions significantly impact the upper and lower extremity along with the upper and lower spine. We’ll explore a step-by-step process to integrate:
Go beyond traditional! Integrate the regional interdependence model today to improve mobility and functional stability of the thoracic spine and enhance your clinic outcomes!
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This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: Intermediate. This activity will provide 13.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
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Frank Layman, PT, DPT, EdD, MTC, has been a specialist in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine for nearly three decades. He has a vast amount of experience treating patients and athletes of all age groups and activity levels. Dr. Layman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from Radford University, earned his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University, and has an EdD from the University of Virginia in Curriculum and Instruction, with concentrations areas in Administration and Sports Medicine. He received a transitional DPT from the university of St. Augustine, where he obtained his Manual Therapy Certification. He also holds a certification in Dry Needling.
Dr. Layman has taught Sports Medicine courses and has been active with programs in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, and Physical Therapy Assistance. In addition to his clinical and administrative duties and patient care responsibilities, Dr. Layman is an officer in the United States Army Reserves, an author, lecturer, consultant, adjunct faculty member (HPU-Leadership and Professionalism), and Board Member and VP of Business Development for Tapout Fitness in the Raleigh/Durham area. He is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy.
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