Franklin, TN (PRWEB) May 31, 2012
North American Seminars introduces a two-day live continuing education course for Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists, Utilizing Pilates Principles to Enhance Rehabilitation Outcomes along with a companion online continuing education course. These courses are designed to assist the physical therapist and occupational therapists integrate Pilates exercises into their rehabilitation programs.
This combination of both live continuing education and online continuing education will reinforce the subject matter to the medical professional. These courses cover over eighty detailed Pilates exercises. It is difficult, if not impossible, to master all eighty exercises in a two-day live continuing education course. The online continuing education course for physical therapists and occupational therapists will allow the medical professional more time to develop their individual competency with the material.
This two-day live physical therapy continuing education course is designed to help medical professionals gain basic knowledge of Pilates theory and principles and be able to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs. The core stabilizing muscles will be reviewed, as well as how core stabilization is important to functional activities and activities of daily living. The lab portion will be devoted to learning, properly executing, and cueing Pilates mat exercises. Small apparatus, including foam rolls, Swiss balls, and rings, will be used during lab exercises for modifications and advancements. Application of the Pilates principles and exercises will be discussed for orthopedic, neurologic, and geriatric patient populations. Further discussion of case studies and current research will demonstrate how a Pilates-based treatment program can help improve core stabilization, balance, coordination, postural awareness, strength, flexibility, and mobility. Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to immediately integrate their knowledge in the clinical setting to provide a Pilates-based treatment program to the orthopedic, neurologic, and/or geriatric patient for improved functional outcomes.
This physical therapy continuing education online course focuses on developing an understanding of the benefits of Pilates, specifically in the rehabilitation setting. Describing all the principles of Pilates and the applications of each in a clinical setting. Case Studies are presented so that the medical professional can understand which Pilates exercises address specific impairments. One of the main goals of the online course is that the therapists be able to perform a variety of Pilates exercises and teach patients. The online physical therapy seminar is based upon evidence-based material. In addition to the online format, the participant received a high definition interactive DVD designed for further self study. This high definition film utilizes state of the art technology to deliver crystal clear images and the highest quality sound.
North American Seminars delivers this physical therapy seminar in a live, online, printed and DVD format. This type of physical therapy continuing education course deliver is unique in the medical community and represents a significant leap in the quality of online continuing education for physical therapists and occupational therapists.
The live continuing education course for physical therapists and occupational therapists will be presented:
June 9-10 Portland, OR at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
June 23-24, 2012 San Ramon, CA at San Ramon Regional Medical Center
September 15-16, 2012 Renton, WA at Providence Health and Home Services
September 22-23, 2012 Westborough, MA at Whittier Rehabilitation Hopsital
October 13-14, 2012 San Leandro, CA at Eden Medical Center
November 3-4, 2012 Chicago, IL at Vital Rehabilitation
November 17-18, 2012 Richmond, VA at The Reahbilitation Center at Parham Doctors Hospital.
The online physical therapy and occupational therapy continuing education courses can be reviews at http://www.healthclick.com/physical-therapy-online.cfm