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How you approach the early stage of healing and recovery can make or break your rehab plan.

Doing too little is going to delay the return to activity, but doing too much can create apprehension, guarding, and fear-avoidance for your patients.

…Finding that sweet spot can transform your practice and outcomes, and increase your referrals.

Learn the latest advances in early-stage injury rehab from a group of multi-disciplinary leading experts in the field. Mitch Hauschildt, ATC, Mike Stella, ATC, Alyson Evans, DC, and Michael Lau, PT, come equipped with a unique multi-system approach that will equip you to manage the physiological complexities of healing and recovery.

This comprehensive certificate training offers the perfect blend of evidence-based theory, cutting-edge modalities, and experiential lab practice. With over 16 hours of expert instruction, including extensive hands-on demonstrations, you'll discover actionable strategies to accelerate functional outcomes for your patients.

This NEW certificate course will arm you with the skill set to…

  • Optimize healing by engaging pivotal systems such as… lymphatic, cardiovascular, photobiomodulation, neuromotor, and more!
  • Accelerate function, tissue health, and pain reduction with positional release techniques
  • Counter motor control deficits with top down neuromuscular education strategies
  • Identify and target muscle imbalances to restore movement accuracy, stability, and performance
  • Enhance mobility and range of motion with multiplanar joint mobilizations
  • Promote enhanced healing and pain attenuation with effective new modalities like Red Light Therapy and Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) therapy

This certificate course is sure to elevate your clinical practice by integrating evidence-based techniques that promote a positive, empowering approach to treatments. Register Today!

Post-Injury Rehabilitation Certificate Course
Optimize Early Stage Rehab with Fundamentals to Accelerate Healing

Valued at $909.96
Register today for only $199.99
Earn up to 22.0 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

Key Course Highlights:

Manage Neurological Threat: Learn advanced techniques to identify and address neurological challenges in the early stages of rehabilitation. Uncover the latest research and interventions to enhance your ability to navigate complex neurological issues confidently.
Harness Multi-Modal Healing Strategies: Dive deep into a diverse range of interventions and tools that go beyond the conventional. From Red Light Therapy to Blood Flow Restriction, discover how combining multiple approaches can optimize healing for your patients.
Accelerate Cellular and Tissue Healing: Gain insights into groundbreaking methodologies that expedite the physiological recovery process. From mitochondria function to pain receptors, explore evidence-based practices that promote accelerated tissue healing while ensuring optimal mobility and functional outcomes for your clients.
Identify and Address Imbalances: Develop an understanding of muscle imbalances and their impact on the rehabilitation process. Acquire hands-on skills to address imbalances effectively, providing your patients with well-rounded home exercise interventions.
Refine Functional Movement Performance: Explore NEW approaches to correct functional biomechanics and guide patients through progressive, confidence-building exercise programs. From assessment to application, acquire skills and tools to customize exercise programs that meet your patients' individualized goals.


Post-Injury Rehabilitation Certificate Course
Optimize Early Stage Rehab with Fundamentals to Accelerate Healing

Valued at $909.96
Register today for only $199.99
Earn up to 22.0 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Course Outline
Early-Stage Injury Rehab: A Top-Down Approach for Early Intervention
Mitch Hauschildt, MS, ATC, CSCS

Early-Stage Rehab Fundamentals:
  • Why early interventions are critical for acute injuries
  • Learn the contraindications and identify crucial warning signs
  • New approaches to initiate cardiovascular fitness following acute injuries
Overcoming Early Stage Rehab Obstacles:
  • Understanding, identifying, and managing neurological threat
  • Practical strategies to handle fear avoidance behaviors
  • Interventions to manage inflammation, fluid accumulation, and tissue health
  • Positional release techniques to initiate safe, early mobilization
  • Tools to downregulate tone and calm the central nervous system
Additional Considerations for Functional Movement:
  • Driver’s Education – applying various tools, modalities, exercises, and concepts to any acute injury
  • Enhancing return to functional independence through the integration of modified ADLs and occupational tasks
  • Impact of tissue temperature and supplementation on tissue quality
  • Determining appropriate compression devices following acute injury
Applying Learned Concepts Globally:
  • Knee injuries:
    • Treating the post-op knee - ACL repairs, total joints, knee arthroscopies
    • Treating acute non-operative injuries - ligament sprains and meniscal tears
    • Manual therapy interventions to counter - scar tissue formation, painful ROM, limited joint capsule mobility
  • Hip and Lumbosacral injuries:
    • Treating the post-op hip - FAI, labral repairs, total joints
    • Treating acute non-operative injuries - tendonitis, bursitis, piriformis syndrome
    • Improving motor control by incorporating - contralateral training, rotational moments, and self-mobilization techniques
    • Joint stabilization progressions from isometric control to full dynamic movements in various positions - supine, prone, standing, and more
  • Spinal injuries:
    • Treating acute spine injuries - discectomies, disc herniations, SI dysfunction, and more
    • Optimize tissue health with modalities such as… vibration tools, cupping, compression devices, and taping
  • Shoulder injuries:
    • Treating the post-op shoulder-labral repair, rotator cuff repair, biceps tenodesis
    • Treating acute non-operative injuries - dislocations and subluxations
    • Active and passive multiplanar joint mobilizations to improve - soft tissue restrictions, stiffness, nerve compression
    • Stimulating Neuro-muscular re-education through progressive closed-chain exercises
Next Steps in Improving Early-Stage Injury Management:
  • A review of best practices for treating acute injuries
  • Analyze decision-making to improve recovery and functional outcomes
Red Light Therapy: Yesterday's Medicine and Today's Science
Alyson Evans, DC | Mike Stella, AT

Cellular Mechanisms on the Human Body:
  • Inflammation
  • Cellular Protection
  • Migration & Proliferation
  • Protein Synthesis
Molecular Mechanisms on the Human Body:
  • CCO
  • Collagen
  • ROS
  • Cytokines
  • Keratinocytic Growth Factor
  • Photoreceptors
  • Mitochondria
Today's Science: Red and Near Infrared Light Therapy:
  • LED vs. Laser Technology
  • Irradiance/Intensity mw/Cm2
  • Dosage J/cm2 - Energy
  • Treatment Time
  • Treatment Area
  • Treatment Frequency
  • Direct contact vs. non-direct contact
  • red light therapy - wraps vs. panels
Contraindications to Light Therapy Treatment:
  • Heat/Thermal
  • Eyes
  • Skin Tone
  • Age: Geriatrics & Pediatrics
  • Health Conditions
  • Pregnancy
  • Medication Interactions
  • EMF & Flicker
Pain Pathophysiology:
  • Mechanisms of Pain and Inflammation
  • Typical Patient Presentation
  • Epidemiology and Prevalence Data
  • Typical Disease Progression
Pain and Inflammation Symptoms:
  • Pathogenic and neurogenic
  • Inflammation
  • Sensation Loss or Hypersensitivity
  • Pain and Inflammation from Delayed Wound Healing
  • Immobilization or Surgery
Treatment Regions and Red Light Therapy Protocols for Pain/Inflammation Conditions:
  • Conditions of the Upper Body
  • Conditions of the Lower Body
  • Conditions of the Spine
  • Systemic Conditions
BFR Training to Maximize Rehab Outcomes for All Patients
Michael Lau, PT, DPT, CSCS

Differentiate the various forms of BFR:
  • IPC
  • Cellular swelling
  • Aerobic BFR
  • Isolated BFR
  • Compound BFR
  • Protocols and Programming of BFR
Different uses of BFRT:
  • Relevant case studies
  • Clinical insights ranging from young postoperative patients to geriatric patients with RA
  • Match BFR application based on functional goal and patient
  • Compare BFR use for:
    • TKA
    • ALCr
    • Tibial exocytosis
    • Achilles non-op
    • Rotator Cuff
Programming based on goals:
  • Onboarding: education is the key
  • Programming BFR variables and exercise parameters
  • BFR RT and aerobic guidelines
  • BFR programming guidelines
Post-Injury Rehabilitation Certificate Course
Optimize Early Stage Rehab with Fundamentals to Accelerate Healing

Valued at $909.96
Register today for only $199.99
Earn up to 22.0 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Meet Your Course Experts:

Mitch Hauschildt
Mitch Hauschildt, MS, ATC, CSCS, serves as the prevention, rehab, and physical performance coordinator at Missouri State University, making him the leading expert on staff in the areas of injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Mitch is the founder and president of Maximum Training Solutions, LLC, a full-service sports medicine and sports performance consultancy that he created to help coaches, trainers, therapists, and other health professionals and athletes to reach their full potential in their athletic-related endeavors.

Click here for information about Mitch Hauschildt

Alyson Evans, DC, has dedicated the last 20 years to mashing up her passions for healthcare and education, alongside pursuing her purpose of building and serving a team. Alyson has helped grow multiple businesses, by prioritizing professional education and product innovation. Alyson is the C-CEO and Founder of Fringe, a company grounded by its dedication to improving how we live and how we learn.

Click here for information about Alyson Evans
Alyson Evans

Mike Stella
Mike Stella, ATC, CES, PES, GT, FMT, is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Performance Enhancement Specialist who is dedicated to helping all athletes and people overcome injuries and functional limitations. Mike developed his affinity for manual therapies, honing his skills with some of the best athletes, coaches, and multidisciplinary medical staff in the nation. He started Recovery Lab, a unique membership-based sports medicine model in Syosset, NY.

Click here for information about Mike Stella

Michael Lau, PT, DPT, CSCS, is one of the co-founders of The Prehab Guys, a healthcare educational platform that teaches people how to take control of their own health through online physical therapy. He has a vast professional background with extensive experience and specialized training in the fields of blood flow restriction training, movement science, pain science, biomechanics, injury and surgery rehabilitation, and athletic performance.

Click here for information about Michael Lau
Michael Lau

What You'll Get!

Online and On-Demand Access: To our comprehensive course from the comfort of your own preferred learning environment. Engage in studio-captured hands-on demonstrations, interactive camera angles, and practical exercises at your own pace.
Certificate That Sets You Apart: Upon completion, receive a certificate that highlights your expertise in early-stage rehab management and corrective functional movement therapy. Stand apart from professionals in your field and showcase your commitment to providing unparalleled care for your community.
Master Fear-Free Rehabilitation: Enroll now and revolutionize your practice with skills and tools to make you a sought-after expert in helping patients conquer fear avoidance behaviors through movement. Don't miss this opportunity to redefine the possibilities in rehabilitation!

Why Choose this Certificate Course?

Expert-Led Instruction: Learn from industry-leading professionals with a wealth of experience in early-stage rehabilitation and movement performance.

Advanced Concepts with Practical Application: Translate new knowledge into practical skills through hours of hands-on workshops, guided movement progressions, and real-world patient presentations.

Comprehensive Course Curriculum: This training is meticulously crafted to follow a bottom-up approach, with an in-depth review of each body region, ensuring you stay at the forefront of your field.

Acquire Effective Communication Skills: Learn communication techniques that bridge the gap between apprehension and trust. Elevate your ability to connect with your patients, understand their concerns, and collaboratively design a plan of care that empowers them to regain control of their movement.

Post-Injury Rehabilitation Certificate Course
Optimize Early Stage Rehab with Fundamentals to Accelerate Healing

Valued at $909.96
Register today for only $199.99
Earn up to 22.0 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
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How Injury Changes the Brain and How You Can Help Rewire It
How Injury Changes the Brain and How You Can Help Rewire It
Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS | Click here for information about Karen Pryor

From traumatic injuries and post-op conditions to stroke, get new insights on how to detour around damage and incorporate viable nervous system connections for faster, more complete recovery!

Unleash the Brain's Potential: Explore the fascinating truth that the brain is not hardwired and can change and adapt, even decades after the initial injury.

Empower Your Practice: Acquire practical, evidence-based interventions that you can implement immediately within your therapy sessions.

Supercharge Your Clinical Skills: Enhance your clinical reasoning and assessment capabilities as you understand the central nervous system's role in all functions and explore the neuroanatomy and brain development behind it.

Formulate a Vision for Success: Discover the critical link between vision, balance, and sensation and learn practical strategies to incorporate vision into your therapy sessions.

Real Patient Transformations: Be inspired by real case studies showcasing the remarkable results achieved through neuroplasticity-based therapies.

The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
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Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 22.0 CE hours! Click here for Credit details and credit details specific to your profession.

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Post-Injury Rehabilitation Certificate Course
Optimize Early Stage Rehab with Fundamentals to Accelerate Healing

Valued at $909.96
Register today for only $199.99
Earn up to 22.0 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

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