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Myofascial Cupping Course: Hands-On Experiential Lab Featuring Functional Movement Training (FMT) Techniques


Speaker:
Meghan Helwig, PT, DPT
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC065304
Brochure Code:
PLW91006
Media Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: In-Person Seminar  3

Dates


Description

This is your gateway to mastering the art of myofascial cupping for clinical practice. Delve into the core principles of myofascial decompression with hours of hands-on labs:

Enhance Tissue Mobility: Gain profound insights into the world of myofascial sequencing and discover how it can transform tissue mobility and facilitate smoother movement patterns in your patients.

Neuroanatomy Unveiled: Explore the intricate neuroanatomy of the dermal and fascial subsystems to tailor your assessments and interventions to address the root causes of movement dysfunction.

Comprehensive Screening Process: Master a cutting-edge skin/fascial/movement screening process that forms the foundation of effective clinical evaluation to target the precise issues that hinder your patients’ functional abilities.

Evidence-Based Practice: Stay at the forefront of the field by dissecting and interpreting the latest research. Understand how connective tissue gliding, pain modulation, and movement therapies intersect to inform your clinical decisions.

Precise Cupping Techniques: Develop proficiency in myofascial cupping techniques tailored specifically for soft tissue pathologies. Implement these techniques to address your patients’ unique needs with precision and confidence.

Functional Integration: Harness the power of cupping to enhance functional outcomes. Discover how to leverage tension/decompression effects, directional cues, and graded pressure levels to optimize performance and rehabilitation.

Transform your clinical practice with expert-led myofascial cupping. Elevate skills, unleash potential, and make a lasting impact. Register now to join us for clinical excellence.


What to Bring: Yoga mat or massage table (if applicable)

What to Wear: Please wear comfortable and loose clothing for labs. Shorts and tank tops are recommended.

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - Relevant relationships

Dr. Danny Porcelli is an independent contractor presenter with RockTape USA. His relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company has been mitigated.
 
All other 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 remaining 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.


* Credit Note - *

NOTE: Each purchase includes CE credit for one individual (participants in full attendance will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others.

Continuing Education Information: Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live, interactive webinar only. This webinar is being broadcast live in real-time and must be attended live, in its entirety, in order to earn credit. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web-based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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.

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
 


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 6.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Chiropractors

PESI is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. This activity consists of 7.0 CE hours of instruction in the following subjects: Adjunctive/Modalities (1.0hr);  Anatomy (1.5hrs);  Corrective/Therapeutic Exercise (1.5hrs);  Pain Management (1.0hr);  Sports Medicine (2.0 hrs).. Approval #91006PLW. No more than 7.0 total CE hours may be earned for this activity.

 

For a list of boards that accept PACE courses, please visit this website: https://pacex.fclb.org/pages/BoardRequirements.php

 

**Please note that Chiropractors and/or Chiropractor Assistants must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live event if they would like their participation submitted to PACE.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 6.0 continuing competency hours.


Hawaii Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Hawaii Physical Therapists. The Continuing Competence Requirements Under HRS Chapter 461J-10.13 for Hawaii Licensed Physical Therapists part III. A. 3. confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This course qualifies for 6.0 CE Credit Hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category I continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. Participants must attend at least three (3) contact hours to receive Category I credit. Participants who complete less than three (3) contact hours will receive Category II credit.


Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This activity consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Michigan Physical Therapists. Regulation R. 338.7163 states the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy accepts continuing education if it is approved by another state board of physical therapy. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course qualifies for 7.2 contact hours. 


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216.000270. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Oklahoma Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Oklahoma Physical Therapists. Oklahoma Administrative Code 435:20-9-3.1 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs offered by providers approved by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Tennessee Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This activity consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Tennessee Physical Therapists. Rule 1150-01-.12(5)(d) states the Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy accepts continuing education if it is approved by another state board of physical therapy. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy continuing education. 


Utah Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continued competency credit hours for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (1)(c) states that type 1 continued competency credits can be earned by attending courses that are directly related to the clinical practice of physical therapy and have been approved by local, state, or federal government agencies. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 360 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Speaker

Meghan Helwig, PT, DPT's Profile

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Meghan Helwig PT, DPT, is an experienced outpatient orthopedic clinician based out of Carlsbad, CA where she owns and manages Primal Strength Physical Therapy. Since graduating with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rutgers University in 2009, she has earned numerous certifications as a trained provider of full body Active Release Technique (ART), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT3). In addition, she is a trained practitioner in IASTM, kinesiology taping, and performance movement techniques through RockTape, for whom she conducts national trainings.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Meghan Helwig maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from Rocktape and PESI, Inc. Her relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.

Non-financial: Dr. Meghan Helwig has no relevant non-financial relationships.


Additional Info

Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a 60-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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Objectives

  1. Analyze the myofascial sequencing model to understand its role in movement function, and soft tissue health.
  2. Examine the neuroanatomy of the dermal and fascial subsystems.
  3. Identify functional issues with a comprehensive skin/fascial/movement screening process.
  4. Appraise relevant research findings related to connective tissue gliding, pain modulation, and the impact of movement therapies.
  5. Determine myofascial cupping techniques to address soft tissue pathologies and enhance functional outcomes.
  6. Utilize cupping techniques to improve functional aspects for performance and rehabilitation purposes.

Outline

Review framework of the Movement Pyramid

  • Understand neuroanatomy, skin and fascial systems and how they relate to the course
  • Review the current literature related to myofascial cupping techniques
  • Define Time Under Pressure (TUP) as it relates to decompression (curative vs. destructive dosages)
  • Review safety of applications
  • Cupping indications/contraindications

Introduce skin/fascial/movement screening process

  • Introduce and practice use of cupping as it relates to direction and pressure
  • Types of Treatments
  • Tissue decompression:
    • External Glide – multiple vectors
    • Internal Glide
    • Cupping plus functional movement
  • Treatment variables:
    • Body positions
    • Graded exposure techniques
    • Distraction methods

Introduce external cueing concept in respect the use of cupping for movement disorders (post stroke, different types of dystonias, parkinson’s, etc)

  • Introduce and practice use of cupping as it relates to movement dysfunction
  • Types of cueing: Visual & tactile

Learn, practice, and perform specific applications of cupping for nerve entrapments:

  • Upper extremity entrapments – median, radial, ulnar, others
  • Treatment considerations for neural entrapment cupping: external glide, internal glide, meaningful movement

Learn, practice, and perform specific applications of cupping with movement:

  • External cueing for movement dysfunction
  • Isolated movements – flexion, extension, rotation, Ab/adduction, deviation
  • Functional movements – sagittal, frontal, transverse plane patterns
  • Treatment considerations for cupping with movement, all movement is a screen/treatment opportunity, work and sport-related movement examples

Condition Specific Applications

  • Introduction of progression and regression concepts for specific conditions with cupping and taping applications (combo of therapeutic interventions)
  • Case studies - lower extremity, trunk, upper extremity
  • Q/A

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Chiropractors
  • Massage Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers

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