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Digital Seminar

Manual Therapy for the Piriformis & Quadratus Lumborum: Practical Solutions to Back and Sciatic Pain


Speaker:
Peggy Lamb, MA, LMT, BCTMB
Duration:
2 Hours 47 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Aug 16, 2022
Product Code:
POS065153
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD


Description

Your work with lower back pain can give patients their lives back, allowing them to once again enjoy the things that debilitating pain had taken from them.

The piriformis and quadratus lumborum, often-missed muscles in back and pelvic pain, can mimic other dysfunctions frustrating your ability to identify the root of your patients’ problem. Not only that, the piriformis and quadratus lumborum are difficult muscles to palpate, leaving you feeling hesitant and uncertain in your treatment plan.

Don’t go down the wrong treatment path, feeling defeated and worried that your client will face surgery that you can help them avoid.

Feel your confidence grow and your skills sharpen as you gain new, evidence-based strategies to release the quadratus lumborum and piriformis and stop the pain in as little as 4 to 6 sessions.

Identify the root of the problem the first time by using special assessment tests and measures, so you can address the pain and restore function quicker. Utilizing case studies and demonstration lab time, you will walk away from this workshop immediately ready to confidently tackle low back and pelvis pain in your patients.

Peggy Lamb, LMT, has spent the last 30 plus years as a manual therapist. In that time, she has treated numerous low back and pelvic dysfunctions by effectively releasing these two difficult and often overlooked muscles, giving her patients a new lease on life. Her experience and knowledge will allow you to do the same for your patients.

So purchase today to confidently and effectively treat low back and pelvic pain in your patients!

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


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Speaker

Peggy Lamb, MA, LMT, BCTMB's Profile

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Peggy Lamb, MA, LMT, BCTMB, has been a manual therapist and bodyworker for over 30 years and is certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She owns a private massage and movement therapy business, where she practices when she’s not lecturing. Ms. Lamb received her initial training at the New Mexico Academy of Massage and Advanced Healing Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and at Wellness Skills, Inc., in Dallas, Texas. She taught clinical anatomy and physiology, trigger point therapy, and Swedish techniques at Wellness Skills, Inc., in Dallas and at Texas Healing Arts Institute in Austin. In addition to her extensive training massage therapy, she also teaches dance and yoga and is a personal trainer. She is the author of Releasing the Iliopsoas and Quadratus Lumborum and Stretch Your Patients: The Bodyworker’s Guide to Client Table Stretches. Ms. Lamb is an approved CE provider for the Texas Department of Health, the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and the Florida Department of Health. In addition, she has presented nationally at many AMTA state chapter conventions. Ms. Lamb brings her eclectic and extensive background into her teaching for an enlightening and enjoyable learning experience.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Peggy Lamb maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium and consulting fees from PESI, Inc. Ms. Lamb is a published author and receives royalties. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Peggy Lamb has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Evaluate the anatomy and the dynamic nature of the sacrum and SI joint to increase mobility for ADL's and functional independence.
  2. Diagnose the causes of sacroiliac pain and dysfunction.
  3. Integrate assessment tests of the SI joint and core stabilizing tissue to identify mobility restrictions and functional impairments.
  4. Evaluate SI joint up-slips and utilize corrections that decrease pain and facilitate return to meaningful occupations.
  5. Practice techniques for restoring SI joint, sacral, and core function and mobility that decrease pain and increase independence.
  6. Apply strategies for resolving scoliosis and sciatica that allow the patient to return to functional activity.

Outline

UNLOCK THE MYSTERY OF THE PIRIFORMIS AND QUADRATUS LUMBORUM

  • How the piriformis and the quadratus lumborum impact the SIJ
  • The biomechanics of the pelvis
  • Why low back pain is simple yet complex
  • Impact of spinal curves and coupled spinal movement
  • Sacral movement and its relationship to the piriformis

HOW BEST TO RELEASE THE PIRIFORMIS AND QUADRATUS LUMBORUM

  • Importance of patient education and safety
  • Muscle swimming – uniquecombination of several manual therapies
  • Positional release: a safe alternative to direct palpation
  • Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
  • Case studies

PIRIFORMIS AND DEEP LATERAL ROTATORS
UPGRADE YOUR ASSESSMENT TESTS TO FIND THE ROOT CAUSE FASTER

  • Short piriformis
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Positional release
  • MEG technique for short piriformis

TECHNIQUES TO REACH THE PAIN, ELIMINATE IT AND RESTORE FUNCTIONS

  • Pin and rock technique
  • Pin and move technique on trigger points
  • Cupping
  • Assisted table stretch for piriformis

QUADRATUS LUMBORUM
UPGRADE YOUR ASSESSMENT TESTS TO FIND THE ROOT CAUSE FASTER

  • High iliac crest
  • MET corrects for high iliac crest
  • Positional release for short quadratus lumborum

STRATEGIES TO REACH THE PAIN, ELIMINATE IT AND RESTORE FUNCTION

  • Standing techniques
    • Assessment of QL length from side-bending
    • Standing palpation
  • Prone techniques
    • Skin rolling
    • Warming the tissue
    • Assessing the tissue
    • Cupping
  • Side-lying techniques
    • Fascial lengthening
    • Warming the tissue
    • Practice muscle swimming strategies for release
    • Pin and rock
    • Cupping
    • Pin and move technique on TP’s
  • Additional techniques to create new neuromuscular pathways
    • Stretching techniques

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Massage Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Personal Trainers
  • Rehab Nurses

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