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Pain Science for Pelvic Health: Neurodynamics and Manual Therapy
Sat, 29 Apr 2017, 9:00 AM – Sun, 30 Apr 2017, 4:30 PM PDT
Instructor Sandra J. Hilton, PT, DPT, MS is a doctor of Physical Therapy based out of Chicago, Illinois. Because of her extensive education and experience in the treatment of persistent pelvic and low back pain she has been invited to speak at 13 different conferences and summits throughout the US, Canada, Australia and Europe. Currently she has published 3 academic articles and co-authored a book on pelvic pain.
Join us for a fantastic weekend to learn, practice new skills and network with likeminded healthcare professionals.
- Participants will be able to explain the structural relevance of the low back and pelvic anatomy in relation to peripheral neuropathy.
- Participants will demonstrate active movements which will promote healthy and normal neurodynamics for the low back and pelvic neural anatomy.
- Participants will be able to explain the biopsychosocial theories underpinning manual therapy for back and pelvic pain. Participants will be able to demonstrate non-provocative manual therapy techniques for the pelvis and low back. (all external techniques)
• Define central sensitization and how to clinically assess for central contribution to chronic pain.
• Understand a new framework for treating persistent pain that expands on your current clinical skills (from new grad to seasoned clinician)
• Explain how to incorporate pain biology education in to your practice using accurate language and metaphors
• Demonstrate treatment techniques that specifically target the nervous system to decrease pain.
• Explain how to design a treatment program that is well balanced for peripheral and central contributors to persistent pain