ONLINE PORTION – Course Description
This course provides a broad overview and practical application of contemporary pain science, movement science, manual therapy, communication, and behavior change utilizing a biopsychosocial process-based framework called the Human Framework Rehabilitation (HRF). The HRF is presented as transdiagnostic alternative to diagnosis classification and protocol for movement and rehabilitation specialists. This course work is a blend of lecture, lab, and case studies to maximize clinical application.
IN-PERSON PORTION – Course Description
This course is a lab-intensive 2-day class based on the principles introduced in the Pain Science, Movement, and Manual Therapy (PSMMT) for Rehabilitation Professionals – Overview Course. This course provides regional case-based applications of the principles of PSMMT for the upper and lower extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy prescription. Participants are expected to have reviewed their PSMMT manual prior to attendance. Regions to be covered includes:
- Head and Face
- Wrist and Hand
- Lumbopelvic and Lower thoracic