Scoliosis Series Part 1: Distance Continuing Education Course (3 Units)

$55.00

Learn about the basics of helping your clients with scoliosis. Learn to perform a core test, ligament flexibility test and to screen for scoliosis, as well as assist clients with a Pilates-based home exercise program. Wall Springs and a Scoliometer are demonstrated in some exercises, but are not necessary to pass the course. Instructions for obtaining these items are included.

Description

Learn about the basics of helping your clients with scoliosis. Learn to perform a core test, ligament flexibility test and to screen for scoliosis, as well as assist clients with a home exercise program.

List of Objectives
Students will be able to:

  • Define scoliosis and give facts about scoliosis to clients;
  • Describe the hallmarks of conservative scoliosis management;
  • Apply a core self test;
  • Perform a screen for scoliosis;
  • Perform a validated benign hypermobility test;
  • Facilitate details of trunk core usage;
  • Set up a wall-spring home exercise unit; (purchase separately; NOT REQUIRED to complete the course, but helpful)
  • Learn 24 basic Pilates-based exercises focusing on scoliosis management and improvement, using a wall unit or traditional Pilates apparati;
  • Facilitate trunk shift control to promote scoliosis management
  • Learn tips for daily cueing to aid comfort and promote better function in standing, walking and sitting.

Additional Information

  • 3 Contact Hours (3 PMA CECs, 3 CaBRN CEUs, 3 CPTA CEUs)
  • Target Audience:
    • Physical Therapists and PT Assistants
    • PMA™-CPTs
    • California Nurses (CA Board of Registered Nursing)
  • Educational Level: Intermediate/Advanced
  • Special Needs Requests will be accommodated wherever possible. Pilates Therapeutics is committed to 100% customer satisfaction.