An Introduction to a Brain Based Musculoskeletal Approach

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Lesson Plan

In this webinar, participants will be introduced to a brain based approach towards musculoskeletal dysfunction. While everyone is different, those with pain often demonstrate numerous consistencies. Understanding how sensory integration affects quality of movement can assist in creating strategies to improve overall function. This webinar will discuss differentiating between soft tissue, joint or sensory issues while simultaneously providing strategies for brain based assessments.

Learning Objectives:

– Discuss the fundamentals of intervention, and why they are arranged in a specific order.
– Describe the importance of central sensory integration and its relevance to movement quality.
– Name strategies to facilitate improved central sensory integration.
– Recognize the importance of the isolated integrated spectrum of movement.
– Implement strategies to engage the nervous system in order to improve motor output.

Course Access:
On Demand – The course is available for 1 year.
Subscription – the course is available as long as you have the account.
You can start and stop the course at any time.

Target Audience: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapy, Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy

Prerequisite: None
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Disclosure: Adam Wolf has two books published on Amazon. No financial relationship to disclose.
This seminar does not focus on any product or service.

Course Outline:

(1 hour) A quiz is provided at the end of the seminar

Introduction, outline – 5 min
The role of the brain and relationship to rehab – 5 min
Fundamentals of Intervention – 7 min
Integrated Movement, drivers – 5 min
Motion vs. Position – 5 min
Capacities, higher level integration – 5 min
Vestibular System – 5 min
The Gaze System – 5 min
Assessments (Goggles, B-Tracks, Romberg/Tandem Romberg test) – 5 min
Summative Results, where are deficits – 11 min

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Athletic Trainers: WebExercises is an approved provider for the BOC, provider P10199. This course is approved in all states for Athletic Trainers. WebExercises is approved in Florida and Arizona and attendance will be filed with CE Broker. Topic: Essential

Physical Therapy Approval for this course: This course has been approved by the Arkansas Board of Physical Therapy. The course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education or is approved by virtue of approval by the Arkansas Physical Therapy board. Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (Category 2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire,  North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Doctor of Chiropractic course approval: (see approval information below) Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia (approval 2021-427 Ex Procedure/Diagnoses), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

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CCE accredited Chiropractic College: WebExercises is sponsored by a CCE accredited Chiropractic College, Cleveland University-Kansas City. This course meets the appropriate standards for continuing education and qualifies for 1 CEUs (hour) in the following states: Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan.

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Course Instructor

Adam Wolf, PT Adam Wolf, PT

Adam is a clinician, author, and educator. His professional credentials include Licensure in Physical Therapy (IL) and Massage Therapy (IL), Fellow of Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute), Level III Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) practitioner, Enhance Running Technician, & Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) practitioner. His professional career spans nearly two decades and includes clinical, management, consulting, education, performance/strength and conditioning, as well as ownership roles. His professional interests lie in a deeper understanding of human movement combined with manual medicine, and creating innovative therapy and business paradigms that facilitate the growth of his patients and colleagues. Adam presents internationally to fitness and rehabilitation professionals and is co-owner of REAL pt, located in Chicago, and is the author of the recently released book, REAL Movement: Perspective on Integrated Motion & Motor Control.

An Introduction to a Brain Based Musculoskeletal Approach