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Understanding our connective tissue system (Level 1) Management of complaints after breast cancer treatment Saturday 28th April - Monday 30th April 2018 Rehabilitation Unit Gym (Dept 3), The Christie, Manchester, M20 BX4 Overview

Further information

This course will demonstrate through theory & practical work how normal day to day function is changed by interference with the fascial and connective tissue anatomy. Delivered by Willem Fourie - Physiotherepist, Johannesburg, South Africa

Visit

http://www.christie.nhs.uk

Fee

£400

Info

lena.richards@christie.nhs.uk sarah.wilkins@christie.nhs.uk

Call

Sarah Wilkins on 07980659416 (Wednesday & Friday only 13:00— onwards)

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Intended Audience Physiotherapists & therapists working with breast cancer patients in oncology, women’s health, primary care and musculoskeletal settings.


Understanding our connective tissue system (Level 1): Management of complaints after breast cancer treatment Introduction

This course will demonstrate how normal day to day function is changed by interference with the fascial and connective tissue anatomy. By understanding how various systems interlink to determine function, we can explore new and integrated strategies as a tool to relieve the post surgical and radiotherapy trauma following breast surgery including reconstruction. Participants will develop skills for assessment and treatment techniques which can be applied to most patients using an integrated approach Willem Fourie – Course Tutor

Topics covered

Target Audience

 The connective tissue  Evaluation of fascial movement  Anatomy of the upper body

The course is aimed at physiotherapists & therapists working with breast cancer patients in oncology, women’s health, primary care and musculoskeletal settings

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(including breast & outer layer of muscles) Biomechanics of the shoulder Fascial treatment principles & techniques Touch grading and documentation Contributors to complaints Interference with fascia Post mastectomy complaints Treatment for dysfunction Sequential evaluation

Teaching Method Theory & practical work

Fees £400 (includes course notes and tea & coffee) To register please email sarah.wilkins@christie.nhs.uk to request a booking form.

Further information Visit

http://www.christie.nhs.uk

Fee

£400

Info

lena.richards@christie.nhs.uk sarah.wilkins@christie.nhs.uk

Call

Sarah Wilkins on 07980659416 (Wednesday & Friday only 13:00— onwards)

Tweet

@TheChristieSoO

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