Learn how the static and dynamic posture of the upper extremity, cervical spine and jaw may contribute to the patient’s signs and symptoms. This program includes a review of shoulder biomechanics, jaw mechanics and different aetiology of headache. It will examine the influence of thoracic spine stiffness, jaw symmetry, cervical spine movement, muscle tightness and muscle control problems on shoulder girdle and neck movements. Numerous intervention strategies will be discussed.
There is an extensive lab component teaching shoulder and upper extremity taping muscle training techniques. Learn treatment strategies to address impingement, frozen shoulder, anterior translation of the humeral head, and multi-directional instability, as well as headache, and cervical nerve root pain.
At the completion of the course you will be able to: