Shoulder, Arm, Hand — Review and Practicum Lab

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--Webinars require continuous attendance on the date(s) offered to receive PDAs/CEUs. If you cannot attend, please consider a self-paced distance-learning version instead, if available, or another class that you will be able to attend.

--Ebooks are included with class purchase--please do not purchase both. When purchased separately, Ebooks are for informational purposes only--no PDAs/CEUs.

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Fri, July 8, 2022, 9:00-6:00 PDT, 1600 Broadway, Oakland CA
PDAs & CEUs approved


Course Content

  • Practice, apply, re-inforce and expand upon physical examination and treatment techniques taught in the associated didactic module.
  • Labs focus on areas of particular technical difficulty, and provide an opportunity for presentation, demonstration treatment and discussion of challenging cases.
  • Note: Practicum/Review Labs are open only to participants who have completed the prior associated didactic module: Shoulder Girdle, Arm, Hand.

Shoulder Girdle:

  • AROM/PROM, joint-play/end feel testing and prolo-acupuncture for the acromio- and sterno-clavicular and glenohumeral joints
  • Muscle strength and length testing for the shoulder girdle
  • Manual and exercise therapies and taping for the shoulder girdle

Elbow joint review:

  • Joint play and end-feel testing
  • Ligamentous prolo-acupuncture for joint stabilization

Elbow and forearm muscle review: manual strength testing, trigger point needling, and gua sha therapy

  • Triceps brachii and anconeus
  • Biceps brachii and supinator
  • Pronators teres and quadratus
  • Brachioradialis
  • Forearm extensors and flexors

Wrist joint review:

  • AROM measurement
  • Joint-play/end feel testing: ulnar-carpal, radio-carpal, and distal radio-ulnar joints

Hand and finger joint review:

  • AROM measurement
  • Joint-play/end feel testing: carpo-metacarpal, metacarpo-phalangeal, and interphalangeal joints

Hand and finger strength testing review: dynanometer measurement

  • Grip strength
  • Pinch strength
  • Manual testing

Case presentation/treatment demonstration and discussion

Low Back, Core and Pelvic Girdle — Review and Practicum Lab

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First time user? Your account will be automatically be created after purchase. Please note:

--Webinars require continuous attendance on the date(s) offered to receive PDAs/CEUs. If you cannot attend, please consider a self-paced distance-learning version instead, if available, or another class that you will be able to attend.

--Ebooks are included with class purchase--please do not purchase both. When purchased separately, Ebooks are for informational purposes only--no PDAs/CEUs.

Questions? Please visit our FAQ page. Thank you for your purchase!

Sat July 9, 2022, 9:00-6:00 p.m. PDT at 1600 Broadway, Oakland CA
PDAs & CEUs approved


Course Content:

  • Practice, apply, re-inforce, expand upon physical examination and treatment techniques taught in the associated didactic module.
  • Labs focus on areas of technical difficulty, and presentation & demonstration treatment and discussion of challenging cases.
  • Note: Practicum/Review Labs are open only to participants who have completed the prior associated didactic module: Low Back, Core, Pelvic Girdle.

Central Nervous System Exam

  • Upper motor neuron pathologic reflexes

Lumbo-Sacral Spine Exam

  • Lower extremity reflexes
  • Lower extremity sensory exam
  • Lower extremity myotome and muscle strength exam
  • Lumbar AROM assessment

Low Back, Core, and Pelvic Girdle Treatment

  • Prolo-acupuncture for lumbar facets, sacro-iliac and pubic symphysis joints, and iliolumbar and sacrotuberous ligaments
  • Soft joint mobilizations for lumbar facets, sacro-iliac and pubic symphysis joints
  • Trigger point needling, gua sha, and manual therapies for lumbar, abdominal and gluteal musculature, including quadratus lumborum and iliopsoas
  • Core strengthening therapeutic exercises

Case presentation/treatment demonstration and discussion

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Head, Neck, Thorax — Review and Practicum Lab

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First time user? Your account will be automatically be created after purchase. Please note:

--Webinars require continuous attendance on the date(s) offered to receive PDAs/CEUs. If you cannot attend, please consider a self-paced distance-learning version instead, if available, or another class that you will be able to attend.

--Ebooks are included with class purchase--please do not purchase both. When purchased separately, Ebooks are for informational purposes only--no PDAs/CEUs.

Questions? Please visit our FAQ page. Thank you for your purchase!

Thurs July 7, 2022, 9:00-6:00 PDT, 1600 Broadway, Oakland CA
CEUs Category 1 approved - PDAs pending


  • Apply, practice, re-inforce, expand upon physical exam and treatment techniques taught in the associated didactic module.
  • Labs focus on areas of particular difficulty, and include presentation, demonstration treatment and discussion of challenging cases.
  • Note: Practicum/Review Labs are open only to participants who have completed the prior associated didactic module: Head, Neck, Thorax.

Head and Central Nervous System Exam

  • Cranial nerve exam
  • Central nervous system exam

Cervico-thoracic Spine Exam

  • Upper extremity reflexes
  • Upper extremity motor exam
  • Cervical and thoracic spine active range-of-motion assessment
  • Ribcage excursion assessment

Cervico-thoracic Spine Treatment

  • Tui na joint mobilization and prolo-acupuncture for cervical subluxations and facet joint arthropathy
  • Trigger needling, gua sha, and manual therapies for trapezius, levator scapula, scalenes, sternocleidomastoid, multifidi, and intercostal muscles

Case presentation/treatment demonstration and discussion