Strategies for the Thoracic Spine

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Lesson Plan

This workshop explores assessment & movement based interventions of thoracic spine function within a paradigm of integrated movement.  During this course, you will learn a principle based approach to creating strategies for assessment and testing of the thoracic spine, including techniques to improve mobility & stability.  You will also learn ways to teach and enhance diaphragmatic breath and load the entire system via the concept of loaded movement training, performed in order to improve tissue mobility.  Utilizing a principle-strategy-application process, attendees will explore assessment and design solutions that influence the thoracic spine and whole body. Learn easy practical solutions for patients and clients:


  • Identify difference between type 1 and 2 thoracic motion
  • Discuss structure specific integrated assessment techniques to test motion, mobility and stability of the thoracic spine
  • Implement loaded movement concepts to enhance and preserve thoracic spine motion

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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.

Strategies for the Thoracic Spine Course