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.

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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.