Advanced Manual Techniques in Thoracic Spine – Anchorage AK – Apr 2023

Musculoskeletal Courses

Course Description

8 Education Hours / .8 CEUs

The Advanced Manual Techniques in the Thoracic Spine course is a hands-on experience aimed to introduce or enhance specific manual approaches for the examination and treatment of movement dysfunctions and musculoskeletal pain generators in the thoracic spine and ribs.

Instructors focus on mastering manual techniques in small group and one-on-one mentorship. All associated theory and interpretation of findings are included in the online, Hybrid, and NEXT courses, so you can dedicate this time to practice application.

Target Audience: PT, PTA, ATC, OT, OTA

Educational Level: Basic

Course Outline-Live-AMT Thoracic

Objectives and Goals

By the end of the course the participant will be able to
  • use a systematic process to identify 5 different key landmarks at the ventral, lateral and dorsal aspects of the trunk to assist in the clinical examination and joint specific treatment of the thoracic spine and ribs.
  • identify, through a systematic process, 5 different key landmarks around the thoracic complex aimed to assist in the clinical examination and joint specific treatment clinical approaches.
  • decide which specific clinical tests are the most informative for diagnosis from the general clinical examination of the thoracic segments for a patient with acute, recurrent or chronic thoracic and rib pain.
  • design 3 effective treatment interventions for each one of the following:
    • acute pain such as those related to thoracic spine and ribs.
    • recurrent discogenic pain.
    • localized myofascial restrictions and pain syndrome of the thoracic and rib region.

Pre-approved in the following states

Contact to verify approval in your state. Please contact us if you hold a Florida license.

For Pre-Approvals see the PDF - Continuing Education Accreditations & Approvals Requested and/or Received by Organization: PDF File

  • Financial: The instructor(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this course.
  • Non-financial: The instructor(s) have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
  • Partial credit is not available. For online courses, passing module assessments and completing the course evaluation is required to earn continuing education credit. For live courses, attendance is confirmed by signing the attendance sheet at the course; ensure name and professional license number are accurate, and initial both morning and afternoon attendance.

Course Location

Advanced Physical Therapy
1917, Abbott Road, Anchorage, Alaska, 99507, United States

Related Courses:

Thoracic-Specific Management - Introduction to Scoliosis

Clinical Application of Thoracic Spine Imaging​


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April 1, 2023 7:30 am

Instruction Hours

April 1, 2023
8:00 am – 5:45 pm


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