Spinal and Shoulder Health for Seated Dental Professionals – 2 Hours

$20.00

Description

Note: AGD PACE Subject Code: 770 Self Improvement (Education intended to increase one’s productivity or value: to change one’s self for the better.  These courses are unrelated to the practice of dentistry.)

Repetitive use injury (RUI) can occur as a result of prolonged sitting and cause significant pain and loss of work productivity. This can shorten a person’s career, which would otherwise be fulfilling. To prevent RUI, breathing, stretching, and strengthening key muscle groups are necessary to release tension and improve body flexibility, mental well-being, and spiritual health. This course aims to help individuals become aware of the muscle groups that are affected by poor posture and repetitive sitting and to provide stretching and strengthening exercises to alleviate pain and improve range of motion.nd strengthening exercises to alleviate pain and improve range of motion.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn how and why overuse syndrome can result in pain.
  • Understand early identification of imbalance in the body.
  • Understand the antagonist/protagonist relationship of muscles at work.
  • Use the breath to become aware of body sensations.
  • Identify tight tissue or weakness and how to apply stretching or strengthening positions.
  • Balance muscle groups while working throughout the day.
  • Maintaining balance in the body at work and all of life creates comfort and stability.
  • Understand the anatomy of the shoulder joint, limitations, and vulnerability.
  • Understand the warning signs of pain and imbalance in the shoulder and surrounding tissue.
  • Become familiar with the muscle groups of the arms, shoulders, chest, and upper back.
  • Learn to utilize the breath to become aware of sensations in the upper body.
  • Apply strengthening and stretching exercises appropriately to achieve and maintain balance.
  • Maintain the balance of the Rotator Cuff and surrounding tissue to create comfort and stability. 

 

Contact Hours: 2 (Two) 

Course Fee: $20

Prerequisite: None

Author: Dianne Saywell, RDH, ERYT500, YACEP

AGD PACE Subject Code: 770 Self Improvement (Education intended to increase one’s productivity or value: to change one’s self for the better.  These courses are unrelated to the practice of dentistry.)

Teaching Method:  Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.

Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC does not have a commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into course content development.

Dental Continuing EducationBiologix Solutions LLC – Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2025. Provider ID# 352738

 

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