Course Description: This course is focused on the clinical understanding of the diagnoses related to upper extremity myofascial chain. Starting from the anatomy of the fascia, moving through evidence based articles, understanding of a variety of “missed “diagnoses related to myofascial restrictions and examples of treatment options and techniques. This course is a concise resource for the practicing clinician to solve those” mystery” diagnoses the next day due to vague symptoms and makes it hard to point to the exact source as it may be an etiology anywhere along the chain mimicking the symptoms. The participant should look forward to an energetic, interactive presentation with simplistic explanations of complex concepts and case studies with pop questions.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Establish the differentiation between fascial v/s myofascial pain
- Learn the pathology and differential diagnosis of myofascial pain
- Learn the evidence based myofascial chains
- Identify upper extremity myofascial chains
- Discuss about diagnoses : case studies and research articles
- Perform evaluation and treatment techniques
Contact Hours : 3 Hours / 3 PDR
Teaching Method : Online Independent Self-Study (Recorded Audio/Video Presentation)
Physical Therapy Assistants
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Course Fee: $35 / Participant
Author: Dr. Rina Pandya PT DPT, has an extensive physical therapy career that spans over 20 years, through the UK, the USA and the Middle East. She has worked in NHS (National Health Service), American health care providing PT services in acute care, in-patient rehab, skilled nursing facility, home healthcare and outpatient clinic. In addition to being a clinician she has developed specialty programs based on evidence-based practice in her role as a project manager. She has also managed a Physical Therapy department as Department Head in premier private hospital in Oman. Rina graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. She has also been an educator and has been presenting live seminars both nationally and internationally. Rina is a member of the APTA, HCPC-UK and OAP-Oman.
Course completion: CE certificate will be emailed within 24 hours of test completion.
Electronic Reporting: Within 24 hours (if applicable)
Approvals: State Board of Physical Therapy & American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Chapters Approved. Please visit accreditation section for fill list: Click Here