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Rehabilitation - Chiropractic Doctor


Rehab 132
Rehabilitation of the Spine Made Easy

3.0

$60.00 USD

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Hour 1:

  • Describe common biomechanically terminology related to rehabilitation such as work, force, mass, vector, strength and power.
  • Comprehend the functional biomechanics of the lunge, and squat.
  • Identify regressive and progressive nature to common squat and lunge exercises.
  • Describe the appropriate standard of care and the process associated with the doctor-patient encounter regarding the evaluation, and management of patients using rehabilitative exercises.   

Hour 2:

  • Classify the “McGill Big 3,” and discuss their clinical significance with those with spinal pain.
  • Describe an appropriate hip hinge technique for your patients.
  • Describe the differences between abdominal bracing and hallowing techniques.
  • Review common evidence-based exercise procedures for spinal pain.
Hour 3:
  • Apply the scientific foundations of neuromuscular re-education, and explore major guidelines and evidence-based practices for spinal pain.
  • Construct a treatment plan and exercise script for patient centered care.
  • Describe a case scenario involved spinal degeneration and how to create a treatment plan.
  • Synthesize the justification and efficacy of evidence-based exercises for different axial spine protocols.

Jennifer Illes, DC

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Rehab 131

Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair


1.0

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  • Recall 3 potential reasons, based on expert opinion, that may contribute to the high re-tear rate following rotator cuff repair.
  • Recite 4 factors that impact the rehabilitation program for patients following rotator cuff repair.
  • Summarize the DeOrio classification for rotator cuff tear size.
  • State 3 appropriate exercises during weeks 0-2 following rotator cuff repair
  • Provide 2 appropriate exercises during weeks 6-8 following rotator cuff repair
  • Name 3 appropriate exercises during weeks 8-12 following rotator cuff repair

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Rehab 130

Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical Rotator Cuff Disorders


2.0

$40.00 USD

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  • Recite 3 risk factors for developing rotator cuff tendonosis
  • State the purpose of the scapula reposition and scapula assistance test.
  • Explain how to perform the external rotation lag sign and recall the purpose of this test
  • Paraphrase one evidence - based test cluster for diagnosing a rotator cuff tear.
  • Recall two indications/goals for performing posterior glenohumeral joint mobilizations.
  • Cite the clinical prediction rule (CPR) for favorable outcome in patients undergoing conservative management for rotator cuff disorders
  • Identify two criteria for phase I rehabilitation exercises for rotator cuff disorders

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Rehab 129
Hip Kinematics and General Rehab Considerations

1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Appreciate the role of hip strength in governing kinematic variables and muscle activation during single-leg tasks
  • Defend the use of resistance training in a rehabilitation context with regards to its potential effects on: maximal strength, functional ability, alleviation of pain, and quality of life parameters
  • Recognize the effects of resistance band placement on gluteal muscle activation during two common exercises
  • Outline hip rehabilitation exercises that best activate gluteal muscles without simultaneously activating the antagonistic Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL) 
  • Analyze the relationship between the hamstring length and patellofemoral joint stresses

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 128

Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity


1.0

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  • Evaluate the long-term effect of exercise therapy in addition to patient education on a patient’s need for total hip replacement (THR)
  • Integrate clinical and laboratory research on the function and assessment of abductor muscles about the hip and pelvis 
  • Understand how hip weakness can potentially contribute to knee pain and altered running mechanics
  • Outline the nomenclature, definition, diagnosis, imaging and management of inguinal disruption (‘Sportsman’s Groin’) 
  • Assess the efficacy of exercise interventions for lateral ankle sprains, Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis 

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 127

Implement and Execute a Simple and Effective Active Rehab Program


1.0

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  • Recognize and document preferred outcomes that result from properly executed active care techniques
  • Establish rehab protocols for both cervical and lumbar conditions with suggested core exercise recommendations
  • Properly advance a patient through their customized exercise protocol in a systematized fashion
  • Identify and document progress on a routine visit basis for patients participating in active care rehab

Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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Rehab 126
Spinal Considerations of Radiculopathy, Hyperkyphosis, Cervical Impulsive Loads

1.0

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  • Identify how the sciatic nerve and adjacent nervous structures respond to tensioning and sliding techniques
  • Appraise the potential benefit of adding forward head posture corrective exercise to the management of lumbosacral radiculopathy
  • Compare clinical and muscle function outcomes of patients randomized to one of two early multimodal rehabilitation programs following single-level lumbar discectomy
  • Analyze the influence of neck strength and muscle activation status on resultant head kinematics after impulsive loading to the head/neck
  • Assess the efficacy of corrective exercise interventions for reducing thoracic hyper-kyphosis

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 125

Exercise and Brain Health: Neurobiology and Motor Performance


1.0

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  • Outline the relationship between exercise and brain health
  • Describe the evidence for the links between physical activity/exercise and brain function across the lifespan
  • Discuss the neurobiology of exercise
  • Assess whether exercise is neuroprotective or not
  • Summarize the effect of exercise on motor performance

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 124
Spinal Stabilization and Rehabilitation Concepts

1.0

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  • Illustrate the effects of external pelvic compression on the passive, active and neuromotor control systems of the lumbopelvic region and thigh
  • Summarize the importance of core stability assessment and rehabilitation in lumbosacral radiculopathy cases
  • Assess the differences in torso motion and muscle activity between elliptical trainer use and treadmill walking
  • Discover how even small amounts of daily exercise can positively impact patients with neck and shoulder pain
  • Critique and apply periodization concepts to rehabilitation for patients with non-specific low back pain

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 123

Active Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription


1.0

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  • Discuss a proposed model for the logical sequence of active rehabilitation
  • Review ‘the core’, its healthy functional role and how it is commonly changed in people with spinal and pelvic girdle pain syndromes
  • Describe core muscle activity during physical fitness exercises
  • Provide an introduction to dynamic neuromuscular (core) stabilization and athletic performance
  • Introduce the basics of exercise prescription

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 122

ACL Rehab and Injury Prevention, Patellofemoral Pain, Quadriceps and OA


1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Apply contemporary rehabilitation strategies for anterior cruciate ligament patients
  • Illustrate the importance of proximal stability and rehabilitation in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Outline the relationship between quadriceps strength, proprioception and knee osteoarthritis
  • Discuss the potential value of gait retraining for improving lower limb biomechanics in runners with patellofemoral pain
  • Contrast lower extremity kinematics & muscle activation in patients with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 121

Neuroendocrine-Immune Responses to Exercise, Interval vs. Endurance, and other Training, Dehydration


1.0

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  • Outline the neuroendocrine-immune interactions and communication pertaining to exercise
  • Contrast sprint training with endurance training regarding performance adaptations and cardiac output
  • Identify the benefits and underlying mechanisms of agonist-antagonist paired set training for improving strength and power
  • Summarize the validity of dehydration signs, compared with body weight change, in marathon runners
  • Describe methods for developing maximal neuromuscular power

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 120

Exercise and Chronic Disease


1.0

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  • Compare slower treadmill walking on a moderate incline to faster walking with no incline for moderately obese adults patients
  • Summarize the current state of the literature on exercise interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Explain the utility of interval training for patients with coronary artery disease
  • Support the inclusion of resistance training in exercise programs for aging patients based on existing scientific research
  • Appraise various types of exercise for patients with metabolic syndrome

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 119
Exercise and Rehab

1.0

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  • Describe the Nordic Hamstring exercise and its potential applications for hamstring injuries
  • Summarize the state of the literature on exercise interventions for adolescent scoliosis
  • Integrate strength training with flexibility training to improve patient progress
  • Appraise the potential role of yoga in managing spinal conditions
  • Grade and recognize the state of the literature on physical and rehabilitation interventions for chronic non-specific low back pain

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 118

Spinal Exercise and Rehab


1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Apply core exercise to facilitate improved lower limb mechanics in women
  • Recognize the connection between improved lumbar multifidus function and clinical improvement after spinal manipulation
  • Discuss the potential of full kinetic chain manual therapy treatment for hip osteoarthritis
  • Assess muscle activation and spinal loading profiles during common Kettlebell exercises
  • Describe specific exercises that could improve hip strength and mechanics in women with patellofemoral pain

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 117

Lunges, Squats, Advanced Squats and Gluteal Exercises


2.0

$40.00 USD

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  • Demonstrate the proper patient positioning for the lunge and squat exercises
  • Explain and show common problems with the lunge and squat exercises
  • Explain and show Dr cues for proper patient positioning of the lunge and squat exercises
  • Explain, evaluate, compare and demonstrate variations of the squat exercise, including ball squats, theraband squats, potty squats, squat shuffles
  • Explore and demonstrate how foot function and shoe type impacts squat and lunge activities
  • Introduce, explain and demonstrate proper and improper performance of additional, advanced gluteal activation exercises including the Texas walk, ball squats, drops, roman chair and 1 legged dead lifts

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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Rehab 116

Advanced Core Stabilization Concepts


1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Recognize some of the common mistakes with conventional sit ups and how to correct them
  • View and narrate the ideal sit up
  • Recognize the importance of the brain and cortex in core training
  • Discuss how inhalation and exhalation affect muscular activity, and how to utilize this in training
  • Point out the pitfalls of abdominal hollowing and core training
  • Examine the importance of the thoracolumbar fascia
  • Analyze what cues to look for when evaluating a bench press exercise

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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Rehab 115 - 125
12.0

$240.00 USD

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  • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Rehab 115 through Rehab 125

Course Group includes all Rehab Courses numbered 115 thru 125

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Rehab 115

Core Activation Training


1.0

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  • Discuss conventional situps and their pitfalls
  • Provide a logical rationale for core training
  • Explain and demonstrate a logical progression of exercises for core training, emphasizing skill, then endurance and strength

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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Rehab 114

Performance Theories and Core Training Concepts


1.0

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  • Explain the anatomical constituents of the core musculature
  • Consider implications of weak or inadequate core muscles
  • Emphasize the importance of the gluteal muscle group in rehabilitation
  • Illustrate common compensation patterns when individuals have weak core musculature with clinical examples
  • Explain the concept of neural adaptation
  • Review reciprocal inhibition and it's clinical application
  • Discuss physiological overflow and its clinical application

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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Rehab 113

Muscle Metabolism in Health and Disease: Hormones, Maximizing Mass


1.0

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  • Summarize the central role of muscle protein in whole-body metabolism and muscle mass
  • Outline the role of skeletal muscle metabolism in health and disease (such as diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis)
  • Describe the role of hormones for influencing muscle metabolism and health
  • Identify the catabolic and anabolic mediators of muscle metabolism
  • Specify ways to maximize muscle mass and metabolism to promote wellness

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 112

Cervical Spine Proprioception: Anatomy, Clinical Use, Spinal Manipulation


1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Outline the anatomy of cervical spine proprioception
  • Review clinical studies investigating cervical spine proprioception
  • Assess existing literature on the reliability of cervical spine joint position sense
  • Assess the effect of spinal adjustments/manipulation on cervical spine proprioception

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 111

Spinal Cord and Head Injury Rehabilitation


2.0

$40.00 USD

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  • Identify the anatomy of upper motor neuron tract systems and discuss the functionality of upper motor neuron tract systems
  • Explain the effects of a spinal cord injury
  • Discuss the anatomy and functionality of regions of the brain
  • Describe complications post injury of brain and spinal cord injury
  • Describe standard treatment procedures prior to rehabilitation of brain and spinal cord injured patients
  • Explain the difference between neurological deficit rigidity versus disuse atrophy/spasm of spinal cord and head injured patients
  • Describe treatment options for rehabilitation of spinal cord and head injured patients
  • Explain treatment methods to transition C curve locomotion to S curve locomotion
  • Explain treatment methods for atrophy and spasm
  • Discuss most current curative research for spinal cord and head injured patients

Linda Simon, DC

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Rehab 110
Whiplash and Neck Pain: Manipulation Vs. Mobilization, Effect on Muscle Strength, Thoracic Spine Manipulation

1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Summarize the effect of whiplash on neck muscle strength
  • Discuss the effects of manipulation vs. mobilization on head and neck pain in whiplash patients
  • Assess the effects of thoracic manipulation in whiplash patients
  • Describe a study predicting the response of neck pain patients to neck strengthening exercise
  • Introduce the smooth pursuit neck torsion test and its application in whiplash disorders

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 109

Low Back Pain: Health Care Utilization, Predicting Outcomes with Spinal Stabilization, Spinal Kinematics


1.0

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  • Describe the early health care utilization for occupational low back pain
  • Determine which factors are important in predicting outcome after a spinal stabilization exercise program
  • Assess lumbar disc surgery rates before and after implementation of nonsurgical spine clinics
  • Determine whether kinematic compromise can be used to predict spine loading in low back pain (LBP) patients under realistic lifting efforts in a workplace
  • Determine the effects of subacute LBP and limitation of the straight leg raise on lumbar and hip kinematics during sit-to-stand and its reverse

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 108

Spinal Stabilization: Muscular Fatigue, Muscles Used in Exercise, Manipulation and Functional Restoration in Low Back Pain


1.0

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  • Summarize the effect of training on the fatigue of multifidi muscles
  • Discuss which muscles are involved in stabilization exercises
  • Assess the relation between low back pain and clinical instability
  • Describe a study implementing manipulation and stabilization exercises for chronic LBP
  • Introduce the concept of functional restoration vs. physical therapy for LBP

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 107

Spinal Stabilization and Core Strength: Anatomy, Principles and Assessment


1.0

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  • Summarize the functional anatomy of core strength training
  • Discuss the principles of core strength
  • Develop an assessment of spinal stabilization
  • Distinguish specific evaluation tests for spinal stability

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 106

Cardiovascular Exercise: Principles, Mechanisms, Training Effects


1.0

$22.00 USD

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  • Illustrate basic principles of cardiovascular exercise
  • Discuss the mechanisms of cardiovascular responses to exercise
  • Discuss the acute effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system
  • Discuss the training effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 105

Proprioception: Definition, Measurement, Clinical Rehabilitation


1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Define proprioception and describe how it is measured
  • Discuss proprioception from a rehabilitative perspective
  • Examine ankle, knee and shoulder proprioception and rehabilitation
  • Examine spinal proprioception and sensorimotor training
  • Summarize rehabilitation recommendations for proprioceptive deficits

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 104

Strength Training


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  • Identify and describe the major factors influencing muscular strength
  • Assess the chiropractic influences on strength
  • Identify and discuss the strength training principles
  • Illustrate components of a training session
  • Apply training principles into a practical strength program

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 103

Low Back Pain: Long Term Course, Movement Impairments, Sources of Pain


1.0

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  • Describe the long term course of LBP
  • Describe neuromuscular impairments following LBP
  • Differentiate the effects of pain on the neuromuscular system
  • Discuss the models that explain the nature of motor problems with pain
  • Differentiate and discuss the potential sources of LBP

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 102

Spinal Rehabilitation - Hip Vs. Spinal Motion, Exercise for Neck Disorders, Neural Adaptations to Exercise


1.0

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  • Describe the contribution of hip vs. spinal motion
  • Distinguish poor motor patterns of hip and low back movements and what to do about it
  • Differentiate the role of exercise for neck disorders and determine what type of exercise works
  • Delineate the neural adaptations to exercise and apply towards rehabilitation
  • Describe current issues in low back rehabilitation (such as can low back tissues heal within a few weeks)

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 101

Sensory Motor Control and Rehabilitation, Aerobic Exercise for Motor Performance and Back Pain


1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Review sensory-motor control and rehabilitation
  • Discuss aerobic exercise for LBP patients
  • Describe muscle training of the hip, abdominal and paraspinal muscles
  • Identify how aerobic exercise improves motor performance in the elderly
  • Distinguish the effects of different training styles on the cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscles

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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