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Movement Therapy Education Modules Phase One

Case History and Introduction to Explain Pain Tissue Healing

Phase Two Clinical assessment, manual therapy and early stage exercises for: Shoulder Hip Knee Ankle/Foot Spine Elbow/Wrist & Hand

Phase Three

Advanced Clinical Skills: Neurological Testing Functional Movement Assessment Elite Trackside Therapy Sports First Aid RockTape – FMT 1 RockBlade Advanced Manual Therapy Introduction to Strength and Conditioning


Phase One


Phase One Case History and Introduction to Explain Pain Phase one is all about the foundations of practice as a therapist. Overview •  How to take a thorough case history •  How to identify potential red and yellow flags (serious ill health as opposed to common musculoskeletal problems) •  Professional practice - key points in starting your practice •  Regional contraindications •  What is pain? •  Causes of pain •  Communicating with patients Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the concepts of taking a case history and a basic introduction to pain During the morning session you will: •  Learn the key questions to ask when conducting a case history •  Learn the important legal aspects of running a clinic - which main laws apply and what to look out for when setting up your practice •  Have a basic understanding of patterns of pain/symptoms that may be out of your scope of practice (This course will not teach you to diagnose conditions - This is to make you a safe practitioner and refer your clients to a healthcare professional/A+E as quickly as possible) During the afternoon session you will: •  Explore the concepts and theories behind pain science. This section of the course is based on the work of Lorimer Moseley, David Butler, Louis Gifford and Peter O'Sullivan. We will discuss these concepts in great detail and the theme will run throughout the course •  Learn how language, the way you say things, explain things and what your client says can make a big difference to their recovery •  The evidence behind manual therapy •  Basic set up of a treatment area and basic soft tissue skills Assessment •  2 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet (As above); Part b) Explain Pain Poster •  If you are completing the full diploma course you will be expected to reflect on the content of this first day throughout your 200 hours of clinical practice and how you have used the skills/communication from today with real life clients


Phase One Tissue Healing and Therapeutic Interventions Phase one is all about the foundations of practice as a therapist. Overview •  The stages of recovery from soft tissue and bone injuries •  Classification and healing times/processes for ligament, muscle, tendon and bone injuries •  Appropriate therapuetic interventions in the early stage of injury Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the concepts of the tissue healing/repair process
 During the morning session you will cover: •  Tissue healing from a physiological point of view - what happens to the tissue •  The stages of the healing process •  The structure of ligaments and why they get injured/how they get injured •  The grading system for ligament injuries •  The structure of muscles and why they get injured/how they get injured •  The grading system for muscle injuries During the afternoon session you will cover
 •  What a tendinopathy is and the current best practice for early stage management •  The Stretch Shortening Cycle and it's importance in tendon rehab •  Bone Injuries •  The physiological, biomechanical, Neurological, Psychological and immunoligical effects of manual therapy Assessment •  2 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet (As above); Part b) Tissue Healing Video
 •  If you are completing the full diploma course you will be expected to reflect on the content of this day throughout your 200 hours of clinical practice and how you have used the tissue healing information from the day with real life clients


Phase Two


Phase Two Clinical Assessment and Early Exercises for the Shoulder This course is split into two parts (Part a and b) and forms part of Phase 2 of the Musculoskeletal Remedial and Exercise Therapy course.   Overview •  Structure of the shoulder •  Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the shoulder •  Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the shoulder •  Manual therapy techniques for the shoulder •  Exercise intervention of the shoulder - muscular endurance, strength, proprioception and functional tasks •  All elements integrate the case history, pain science and tissue healing information and activities covered in phase 1   Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the anatomy and function of the shoulder joint   Part A   Learn in-depth anatomy for the shoulder region: •  Bones and bony landmarks: Scapula, Clavicle, Sternum, Thorax, Humerus •  Joints: GlenoHumeral, AcromioClavicular, SternoClavicular, ScapuloThoracic •  Ligaments: GlenoHumeral, Transverse Humeral, CoracoHumeral, CoracoAcromial •  Bursa: SubAcromial, SubDeltoid, Subscapula, Subcoracoid, CoracoClavicular, SupraAcromial •  Movements of the Glenohumeral and Shoulder girdle joints •  Muscles: Trapezius, Pec Minor/Major, Deltoid, Latissimus Dorsi, Serratus Anterior, Rhomboid Minor/ Major, Levator Scapulae, Rotator Cuff (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Subscapularis), Teres Major •  Blood Vessels and Nerves: Brachial Plexus and Subclavian/Brachial artery •  Active & Passive Range of movement testing •  Active Resisted (Strength) testing •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Painful Arc test, Jobe test, Hawkins Kennedy, Neers, Full can, Pec minor length test, Speeds, biceps load II, Yergasons, Lift off test, Scarf test, GIRD •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions - the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner •  Learn pathology of the shoulder region including; Internal and external 'impingement', SLAP lesions, muscle injuries to the rotator cuff and Ligament injuries (AC/SC)   Part B   •  Conduct a physical assessment for a case history with a shoulder injury •  Learn soft tissue therapy and joint mobilisation techniques for the shoulder including: Prone, supine and side lying techniques, Neuromuscular technique (NMT), Soft Tissue Release technique (STR), Joint mobilisation techniques, Soft Tissue Massage (STM) •  Learn how to structure and plan an early stage exercise plan for someone recovering from an injury •  Learn how to incorporate elements of pain science into your injury management Assessment •  3 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet; Part b) Shoulder injury fact sheet; Part c) Video: Delivery of early stage exercises and full shoulder assessment


Phase Two

Clinical Assessment and Early Exercises for the Knee

This course is split into two parts (Part a and b) and forms part of Phase 2 of the Musculoskeletal Remedial and Exercise Therapy course.   Overview •  Structure of the knee •  Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the knee •  Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the knee •  Manual therapy techniques for the knee region •  Exercise intervention of the knee- muscular endurance, strength, proprioception and functional tasks •  All elements integrate the case history, pain science and tissue healing information and activities covered in phase 1   Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the anatomy and function of the knee Part A   Learn in-depth anatomy for the knee region: •  Bones and bony landmarks: Femur, tibia, fibula, patella •  Joints: TibioFemoral, Patellofemoral, SuperiorTibioFibular •  Ligaments: Anterior/Posterior Cruciate Ligaments (ACL/PCL), Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligaments (MCL/ LCL) •  Structure and function of the meniscus •  Structure and function of the knee joint capsule •  Bursa: SupraPatellar, Popliteal, SemiMembranosus, Gastrocnemius, PrePatellar, Superficial and Deep Infrapatellar Bursae, Pes Anserinus Bursa, Iliotibial bursa •  Movements of the knee joint •  Q-Angles •  Function of the patella •  Screw home mechanism of the knee •  Muscles: Quadriceps, Hamstrings, popliteus •  Blood Vessels and Nerves: Femoral, sciatic and tibial nerve pathways, Popliteal artery •  Active & Passive Range of movement testing •  Active Resisted (Strength) testing •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Clarks test, Obers, drop jump test, Thessaly, Varus, Valgus stress tests, Lachmanns, Lever test, plica test •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions - the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner •  Learn pathology of the knee region including; Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome, ITB Syndrome, Patella Tendinopathy, Pes Anserine and pre-patella Bursitis, Meniscus injuries, Ligament injuries, Bakers Cyst, Septic Arthritis, Reactive Arthritis, OA, Gout, Avascular necrosis, Fractures, plica, Osteosarcoma, Osgood Schlatters Part B   •  Conduct a physical assessment for a case history with a knee injury •  Learn soft tissue therapy and joint mobilisation techniques for the knee including: Prone, supine and side lying techniques, Neuromuscular technique (NMT), Soft Tissue Release technique (STR), Joint mobilisation techniques, Soft Tissue Massage (STM) •  Learn how to structure and plan an early stage exercise plan for someone recovering from an injury •  Learn how to incorporate elements of pain science into your injury management Assessment •  3 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet; Part b) Knee injury fact sheet; Part c) Video: Delivery of early stage exercises and a full knee assessment


Phase Two Clinical Assessment and Early Exercises for the Ankle/Foot Overview •  Structure of the Ankle & Foot •  Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the Ankle & Foot •  Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the knee •  Manual therapy techniques for the Ankle & Foot region •  Exercise intervention of the Ankle & Foot - muscular endurance, strength, proprioception and functional tasks •  All elements integrate the case history, pain science and tissue healing information and activities covered in phase 1 Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the anatomy and function of the Ankle & Foot Part A   Learn in-depth anatomy for the Ankle & Foot region: •  Bones and bony landmarks: Tibia, Fibula, Tarsals, Metatarsals, phalanges •  Joints: Inferior TibioFibular, Talocrural, Subtalar, Midtarsal, TarsoMetatarsal, Metatarsophalangeal, interphalangeal •  Ligaments: Anterior and Posterior TaloFibular Ligaments (ATFL/PTFL), CalcaneoFibular Ligament (CFL), Deltoid Ligaments, Spring Ligament, •  Compartments of the lower limb •  Bursa: RetroCalcaneal Bursae •  Movements of the Ankle & Foot Joints •  Muscles: Tibialis Anterior/Posterior, Extensor Hallucis Longus, Extensor digitorum longus, Peroneus longus and brevis, Flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus, Gastrocnemius, Soleus •  Blood Vessels and Nerves: Tibial, Peroneal, Medial and lateral plantar nerve pathways, Posterior tibial, dorsalis pedis artery   Learn how to conduct clinical testing for the Ankle & Foot region including: •  Active & Passive Range of movement testing •  Active Resisted (Strength) testing •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Windlass, Lateral squeeze, Thompsons, Cotton, Squeeze, External rotation stress test, Fibular translation, Talar tilt, Homans, Ottawa Ankle Rules, Knee to Wall (Dorsiflexion) •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions - the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner •  Learn pathology of the Ankle & Foot region including; Plantar Fasciopathy, Mortons Neuroma, Achilles Tendinopathy, Bursitis, Hallux Valgus/rigidus, Syndesmosis, Ligament injuries, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, Compartment syndrome, DVT, Fracture   Part B   •  Conduct a physical assessment for a case history with a Ankle & Foot injury •  Learn soft tissue therapy and joint mobilisation techniques for the Ankle & Foot including: Prone, supine and side lying techniques, Neuromuscular technique (NMT), Soft Tissue Release technique (STR), Joint mobilisation techniques, Soft Tissue Massage (STM) •  Learn how to structure and plan an early stage exercise plan for someone recovering from an injury •  Learn how to incorporate elements of pain science into your injury management Assessment 3 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet; Part b) Ankle & Foot injury fact sheet; Part c) Video: Delivery of early stage exercises and a full Ankle/Foot Assessment


Phase Two

Clinical Assessment and Early Exercises for the Spine

Overview •  Structure of the Spine •  Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the Spine •  Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the shoulder •  Manual therapy techniques for the Spine •  Exercise intervention of the Spine - muscular endurance, strength, proprioception and functional tasks •  All elements integrate the case history, pain science and tissue healing information and activities covered in phase 1 Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the anatomy and function of the Spine   Part A   Learn in-depth anatomy for the Spine region: •  Bones and bony landmarks: Vertebrae, Ribs, Sternum, Clavicle, Sacro-Iliac region •  Joints: Cervical, Thoracics and Lumbar Vertebrae •  Ligaments: Ligamentum Flavum/Nuchae, AtlantoAxial, Posterior/Anterior Longitudinal, Sacro-Iliac •  Movements of the Spine and SIJ •  Muscles: Scalenes, SternoCleidoMastoid, Erectopr Spinae, Quadratus Lumborum, Rectus Abdominus, Obliques, Transverse Abdominus, Diaphragm, Intercostals, •  Blood Vessels and Nerves: Lumbar, Sacral and Brachial Plexus, Femoral Artery    Learn how to conduct clinical testing for the Spine region including: •  Active & Passive Range of movement testing •  Active Resisted (Strength) testing •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Slump, Straight Leg Raise, Kemps test, SIJ Distraction/compression, Form/force closure testing, Gilletts, Forward bend •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions - the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner •  Learn pathology of the Spine region including; Scheurmanns, Disc herniation, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal stenosis, Spondylolithesis, Spinal tumours, Pars Defects, Ankylosing spondylitis, Referred pain from the viscera,   Part B   •  Conduct a physical assessment for a case history with a Spine injury •  Learn soft tissue therapy and joint mobilisation techniques for the Spine including: Prone, supine and side lying techniques, Neuromuscular technique (NMT), Soft Tissue Release technique (STR), Joint mobilisation techniques, Soft Tissue Massage (STM) •  Learn how to structure and plan an early stage exercise plan for someone recovering from an injury •  Learn how to incorporate elements of pain science into your injury management Assessment •  3 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet; Part b) Spine injury fact sheet; Part c) Video: Delivery of early stage exercises and a full spinal assessment


Phase Two Clinical Assessment and Early Exercises for the Elbow/Wrist & Hand Overview •  Structure of the Elbow, Wrist & Hand •  Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the Elbow, Wrist & Hand •  Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the Elbow, Wrist & Hand •  Manual therapy techniques for the Elbow, Wrist & Hand •  Exercise intervention of the Elbow, Wrist & Hand - muscular endurance, strength, proprioception and functional tasks •  All elements integrate the case history, pain science and tissue healing information and activities covered in phase 1 Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the anatomy and function of the Elbow, Wrist & Hand   Part A   Learn in-depth anatomy for the Elbow, Wrist & Hand region: •  Bones and bony landmarks: Humerus, Radius, Ulna, Carpals, Metacarpals, Phalanges •  Joints: HumeroUlnar, RadioHumeral, Proximal/Distal RadioUlnar, RadioCarpal, MidCarpal, Intercarpal, Metacarpophalangeal (MCP), Proximal and distal Interphalangeal (PIP's and DIPs) •  Ligaments: Ulnar Collateral, Radial Collateral, Annular Ligament, Palmar and dorsal ligaments, TFCC •  Movements of the Elbow, Wrist & Hand •  Bursa: Olecranon •  Muscles: Biceps, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Supinator, Triceps, Anconeus, Pronator Teres, Pronator Quadratus, Flexor Carpi Radialis, Palmaris Longus, Flexor Carpi Ulnaris, Extensor CarpiRadialis Longus/ Brevis, Extensor Carpi Ulnaris, Extensor Digitorum •  Blood Vessels and Nerves: Median, Ulna and Radial Nerve, Brachial, Radial, Scaphoid Blood supply   Learn how to conduct clinical testing for the Elbow, Wrist & Hand region including: •  Active & Passive Range of movement testing •  Active Resisted (Strength) testing •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Cozens, Maudsleys, Medial/ Lateral Epicondylalgia, Valgus/Varus Stress tests, Phalens, Finkelstein, TFF Load test •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions - the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner •  Learn pathology of the Elbow, Wrist & Hand region including; Carpal Tunnel, Scaphoid Fractures, Elbow & wrist ligament injuries, De Quervains Tenosynivitis, TFCC, Medial and Lateral Epicondylalgia   Part B   •  Conduct a physical assessment for a case history with a Elbow, Wrist & Hand injury •  Learn soft tissue therapy and joint mobilisation techniques for the Elbow, Wrist & Hand including: Prone, supine and side lying techniques, Neuromuscular technique (NMT), Soft Tissue Release technique (STR), Joint mobilisation techniques, Soft Tissue Massage (STM) •  Learn how to structure and plan an early stage exercise plan for someone recovering from an injury •  Learn how to incorporate elements of pain science into your injury management Assessment •  3 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet (As above); Part b) Elbow, Wrist & Hand injury fact sheet; Part c) Video: Delivery of early stage exercises and a full elbow/wrist and hand assessment


Phase Two Clinical Assessment and Early Exercises for the Hip Overview •  Structure of the Hip •  Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the Hip •  Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the Hip •  Manual therapy techniques for the Hip •  Exercise intervention of the Hip - muscular endurance, strength, proprioception and functional tasks •  All elements integrate the case history, pain science and tissue healing information and activities covered in phase 1 Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the anatomy and function of the Hip   Part A   Learn in-depth anatomy for the Hip region: •  Bones and bony landmarks: Ilium, Ischium, Pubis, Femur •  Joints: Coxal, SIJ, Pubic Symphysis •  Ligaments: Iliofemoral, Ichiofemoral, Pubofemoral, Inguinal, •  Movements of the hip •  Capsule: Labrum, Ligamentum Teres •  Bursa: Greater Trochanteric, •  Muscles: Iliacus, Psoas, Gracilis, Pectineus, Gluteus Maximus/Medius/Minimus, Rectus Femoris, Biceps Femoris, SemiMembranosus, SemiTendinosus, Tensor Fascia Latae, Adductor Magnus, Brevis, Longus, Vastus Medialis, Intermedius, Lateralis •  Blood Vessels and Nerves: Femoral Artery, Femoral, Sciatic and Obturator nerves •  Coxa Valga/Varus, Femoral retro/ante version,    Learn how to conduct clinical testing for the Hip region including: •  Active & Passive Range of movement testing •  Active Resisted (Strength) testing •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Trendelenburg, Thomas, Kendall, Ely's, FABERS, Downings, 90/90 and bent knee stretch tests, Ant/Post Labral tests, Craigs Test •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions - the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner •  Learn pathology of the Hip region including; Labral Injuries, Bursitis, Muscle length tests, Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)   Part B   •  Conduct a physical assessment for a case history with a Hip injury •  Learn soft tissue therapy and joint mobilisation techniques for the Hip including: Prone, supine and side lying techniques, Neuromuscular technique (NMT), Soft Tissue Release technique (STR), Joint mobilisation techniques, Soft Tissue Massage (STM) •  Learn how to structure and plan an early stage exercise plan for someone recovering from an injury •  Learn how to incorporate elements of pain science into your injury management Assessment •  3 Parts - Part a) Pre-course worksheet (As above); Part b) Hip injury fact sheet; Part c) Video: Delivery of early stage exercises and full hip assessment


Phase Three


Phase Three Neurological Testing for Manual Therapists Overview •  Anatomy of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine •  Neuroanatomy of the upper and lower extremity •  Neurological examination of the upper and lower extremities •  This course builds on from the neuroanatomy in Phase 2 Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you to the neuroanatomy of the cervical and lumbar spine During the morning session you will: •  Learn in-depth anatomy for the Cervical region: •  Cervical Spine Anatomy •  Brachial Plexus •  Neurological presentations •  Upper Extremity Dermatomes and myotomes - What they are and how to test them •  Upper Extremity Reflexes •  What a reflex is and how to test it •  What to look out for in clinic   During the afternoon session you will:   •  Learn in-depth anatomy for the Lumbar region: •  Lumbar Spine Anatomy •  Lumbar/Sacral Plexus •  Neurological presentations •  Lower Extremity Dermatomes and myotomes - What they are and how to test them •  Lower Extremity Reflexes •  What a reflex is and how to test it •  Clinical Tests •  Clinical tests (Including the sensitivity and specificity): Spurlings, Valsalva, Adsons, Babinksi, Upper and lower nerve tension tests (Neurodynamics) •  Please note: This course does allow you to diagnose Musculoskeletal conditions the intention is to make sure you can provide a thorough assessment so you may refer onwards to a healthcare practitioner Assessment •  Video of a full neurological assessment


Phase Three Functional Movement Assessment Overview •  Key scientific research terms – Risk Ratio, Reliability, Validity •  Intrinsic Vs Extrinsic Biomechanical Injury Risk Factors •  Movement screening/Endurance and strength testing for the Foot/Ankle, Knee, Spine/ Trunk, Hamstrings, Hip Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet that will introduce you key research terms During the morning session you will: •  Research terminology •  Validity and what it means •  Reliability and what it means •  Interclass Correlation Coefficients (ICC) •  Risk Ratio (RR) •  Predicting Vs Diagnosing Injury Risk •  The kinetic chain •  Based on the work of Ben Kibler – how the body works as a unit and if there are ‘breaks’ in the chain, how that can have a knock on affect to other areas of the body   During the afternoon session you will:   •  Movement/Endurance/Strength/Motor Control testing of the following areas: •  Ankle •  Foot •  Knee •  Hip •  Spine •  Shoulder •  How to create a movement analysis screen for a sport/movement of your choice Assessment •  Design a movement screen for a sport of your choice


Phase Three Introduction to Strength and Conditioning Overview •  Introduction to key strength and conditioning concepts •  How to create a basic plan depending on the time of the season •  How to conduct basic strength and power tests •  Conducting a strength and conditioning session Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet which covers the essentials of Strength and conditioning During the morning session you will: •  Definition of Strength and Conditioning •  Differences between Strength, Power, Endurance, Speed, Agility •  Developing a strength and conditioning programme •  Conducting a needs analysis •  RAMP Warm Ups •  Periodisation   During the afternoon session you will:   •  Monitoring training load – Tim Gabbett •  Periodisation cycles •  Training priorities •  Testing Strength and Power •  Exxentric Flywheel training •  Applying strength and conditioning prinicples Assessment •  Needs analysis for a sport/player/position •  Design a circuit training session which includes: 3 exercises for movement preparation and 3 exercises for injury prevention based on the findings from the needs analysis


Phase Three Instrument Assisted Manual Therapy Overview •  Explain the proposed physiological and physical benefits of Instrument Assisted Manual Therapy •  Demonstration of how to use tools to change/enhance treatments for every region of the body Pre-Course: •  You will complete a worksheet which covers the essentials of Instrument assisted manual therapy and a revision of anatomy During the morning session you will: •  Introduction to IASTM •  How to care of tools •  Contraindications •  History of IASTM •  Proposed effects of IASTM •  DermoNeuro Modulation •  Pain and IASTM •  Introduction to the RockBlade – edges, speed, depth •  Foot and ankle techniques   During the afternoon session you will: •  Treatment for the Knee, Hip, posterior and anterior trunk, shoulder, neck and arms/hands Assessment •  Video of ‘off the couch’ demonstration of instrument assisted manual therapy for 3 body regions


Phase Three Taping for the athlete - RockTape Overview •  The Rocktape Kinesio Taping course is perfect for all types of physical therapists, coaches, first-aiders and even athletes who want to achieve quick, simple, safe effective relief from muscular strains and ligament/joint sprains. Pre-Course: •  No pre-course work During the course you will learn: •  The latest neurophysiology clinical reasoning behind taping which will include an introduction to pain science. •  We will teach you principles - not techniques. Once you understand the principles you can then apply the logic to any client/patient after the course •  You will be a RockDoc Level 1 and will be eligible to attend the Rocktape FMT 2 course. •  You will learn taping techniques for: Plantar Fascia/Heel, Achilles/ Gastrocnemius, Tibialis Posterior, Patella-Femoral Joint, ‘runner’s’ knee, MCL/LCL, Quadriceps strain, Hamstring strain, Low back, Shoudler Girdle and Joint, Tennis elbow, golfers elbow and carpal tunnel Assessment •  Video of taping techniques for 3 x upper body and 3 x lower body


Phase Three Elite Therapy Education – Trackside/Pitchside Treatment Overview •  This course is aimed at those that are used to treating athletes or sports teams. Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists are all welcome. Pre-Course: •  None During the workshop you will learn: •  An amazing opportunity to learn manual therapy from those that train and deliver manual therapy to the best in the country. •  The tutors, Derry Suter (Soft Tissue Therapist for Jessica EnnisHill), Poora Singh (Osteopath for Team GB and Mike Grice (IOC Injury Prevention Lecturer) have over 40 years experience between them in treating and training elite athletes and health care professionals. •  You will learn what it is like to use manual therapy to restore an athlete's movement capacity so that they are able to train or play to their maximum. These are techniques and styles that have been developed over years of handling some of the finest athletes that the UK has produced. •  This is a very practical workshop and numbers are extremely limited. Get ready to get hands on straight away and practice skills that you can immediately use in your clinic or team setting.


Phase Three Sports First Aid Overview •  This Sports First Aid course follows the HSE guidelines and has been tailored to meet the needs of any therapist. It is the minimum required for professional membership of the Sports Therapy Association, Sports Massage Association and the Institute of Sport & Remedial Massage. On successful completion of this one‑day course the student will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Pre-Course: •  None During the course you will learn: •  Aims and legal responsibilities •  First Aid planning and your First Aid kit •  Assessment of the unconscious or non-breathing casualty •  CPR and the treatment of head and spinal injuries •  Immediate management of: •  Seizures •  Bleeding and shock •  Fainting •  The course will be mainly practical so that students get first-hand experience of dealing with simulated injuries in a safe environment. Assessment •  Ongoing assessment on the day of the course. Learners MUST participate in all sections of the course to gain their certificate


Phase Three Advanced Manual Therapy with Naqi Overview •  This course is a one-day hands on workshop exploring ‘advanced’ manual therapy techniques •  Neurophysiology of manual therapy techniques •  Learn a variety of ‘advanced’ manual therapy techniques •  Apply these techniques immediately alongside your existing range of movement and movement testing Pre-Course: •  You will have completed Phase 1 and 2 of the MSK diploma or an equivalent qualification (Level 4/5 Sports Massage) During the morning session you will: •  Explore the current scientific basis behind all manual therapy techniques and how they can influence pain •  Have an understanding of the properties of connective tissue and the mechanoreceptors in fascia •  Apply the following techniques: •  Muscle Energy Techniques •  Soft Tissue Release (Active and Passive release) •  Myofascial ‘release’ technique •  Positional Release •  ‘Trigger point’ technique •  We apply these techniques to each region of the body during this workshop. We will use your current knowledge of range of motion and movement analysis to establish a baseline. Apply the taught techniques and then re-assess to monitor any change. Assessment •  Complete a video to be posted to our private course group of 3 x upper body MET’s and 3 x lower body MET’s


Completing your course Pre-course work

Phase 1 Clinical Log Phase 2 book – 200 hours

Complete course work for each module

Phase 3 All days attended and all work handed in = Complete


Remedial and Exercise Therapy Course Phase 1 - Introduction Module

Outcomes

Assessment

Case History Taking and introduction to pain science

Latest in Pain science research and how to apply in real life scenarios – How to conduct a case history – Red and yellow flags (when to refer) – basic manual therapy techniques

Explain pain poster

Tissue Healing and Therapeutic Intervention

The tissue healing process for tendons, muscles, bones, ligaments and early stage rehabilitation – basic manual therapy techniques

Tissue Healing video

Phase 2 – Clinical Skills Module

Outcomes

Assessment

Clinical Assessment - Shoulder

Advanced anatomy and palpation of the region, Conduct a thorough examination including: Active, Passive, Active resisted Range of Motion and Clinical testing – Specific advanced techniques for each region: Soft Tissue release, myofascial release, Muscle Energy Techniques, Positional release and trigger point technique – Early stage injury management and exercise therapy

Poster – specific to the region: early stage management of a selected injury, Video of full clinical assessment and early exercise

Clinical Assessment - Hip Clinical Assessment - Knee Clinical Assessment – Elbow/Wrist Clinical Assessment – Ankle/Foot

Clinical Assessment - Spine

Phase 3 – Advanced Skills Module

Outcomes

Assessment

Neurological Testing

How to screen for neurological conditions, reflexes, myotomes, dermatomes, clinical tests for common conditions such as carpal tunnel and sciatica

Full neuro screen video

Functional Movement Assessment

In depth structural and functional analysis including: ankle, knee, hip, trunk and shoulder screens as well as sports/movement specific analysis

Full movement screen video

Elite Therapy – Trackside Therapy

Working with therapists from GB athletics: How top athletes are treated on the pitchside/trackside

None

Kinesio Taping

Latest taping techniques for common sporting presentations

Video of 6 taping techniques

Advanced Manual Therapy

An in-depth analysis of how manual therapy works and why we do the techniques at certain times of the healing process

Video of 6 Techniques

Instrument Assisted Massage (IASTM)

How to use massage tools to effectively treat every part of the body. An in-depth course which involves movement with treatment

Off the couch treatment for 3 areas

Sports First Aid

Sports Specific first aid scenarios

On the day (ongoing)

Strength and Conditioning

An introduction to the fundamentals of S&C testing and programming

Needs analysis and circuit

Movement Therapy Education Brochure  
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