The Cervical Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together

Musculoskeletal Courses

Course Description

1 Contact Hour / 0.1 CEU

This course introduces the clinician to a method of assessing and understanding clinical patterns associated with specific cervical spine problems both related to structure and movement. The insights complement all therapy paradigms, and the learner will come away with an idea of where this fits in their day-to-day clinical setting. Help your patient best navigate the waters of cervical spine pain for the most successful outcomes.

 Target group: PT, PTA, AT, OT

 Education Level: Basic

Program Agenda-the cervical puzzle

Objectives and Goals

– Identify the role of disc, joints, and myofascial structures in the presentation of cervical pain.
– Choosing the specific physical therapy strategy to reduce pain
– Assists pain interventionalists in establishing a starting point for procedural medicine.
– Locate hypermobile versus hypomobile segments, allowing for stabilization of the hypermobile and mobilization of the hypomobile segments
– Reactivate the sensorimotor system during manual therapy management
– Transition from structural treatment to functional treatment using functional examination and corrective strategies

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.


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