Upcoming Instructional Events

Spine and Pelvis Positional Release Therapy Course Saginaw Valley State University

6/16/18 - 6/17/18 • University Center, MI

In this session, spine and pelvic PRT techniques and clinical approaches to specific pathological conditions are addressed, such as low back pain, piriformis syndrome and others. Course attendees also receive a comprehensive overview of surface anatomy coupled with one-to-one instruction on how to appropriately palpate tender points and trigger points to enable the treatment of them with positional release therapy as well as instruction on how to perform a myofascial scanning evaluation. Course attendees also receive basic instruction on activity of daily living instruction for management of low back pain and biomechanical influences that can serve as myofascial restriction triggers. Sample Agenda Must wear lab clothes for this session (e.g.,Tank-top or sports bra for women) 10.5 CEUs eligible for Physical Therapists and PTAs 6.0 EBP and 6.5 Category A CEUs approved for Certified Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapists

Positional Release Therapist Certification Examination

6/28/18 - 6/28/18 • New Orleans Marriott Hotel, Mardi Gras Ballroom, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

PRT Course Participants can earn their certification as a Positional Release Therapist (PRT-c®) by taking three educational sessions and through successful completion of a written and oral practical examination. 

 

  • Three courses must be completed in full prior to taking the examination. 
  • Taking the examination immediately after or during the third course is not permissible as the examination is compiled from the three courses and the candidate will need time to study. 
  • Once Certified, you will be listed on the PRT-i Practitioner Network so patients can find you!

Cost: 

  • The fee for certification is $275.00. 
  • To maintain certification: PRT-c® practitioners are required to take a PRT-i course (live or on-line) every three (3) years. 

Once registered:

  1. a study outline will be provided Written examination (50 multiple choice) Practical examination (30 pooled positions) 
  2. Candidates are notified within two weeks regarding their examination score.
  3. Professionals must provide PRT-i proof of current professional certification (* Note - students upon professional certification). 

Upper Quarter Positional Release Therapy Course University of Idaho

7/7/18 - 7/8/18 • Moscow, ID

In this session, upper quarter PRT techniques and clinical approaches to specific pathological conditions are addressed, such as impingement syndrome, bicep tendonitis and others. Course attendees also receive a comprehensive overview of surface anatomy coupled with one-to-one instruction on how to appropriately palpate tender points and trigger points to enable the treatment of them with positional release therapy as well as instruction on how to perform a myofascial scanning evaluation. Course attendees also receive basic instruction on upper extremity biomechanical influences that can serve as myofascial restriction triggers. Sample Agenda Must wear lab clothes for this session (e.g.,Tank-top or sports bra for women) 10.5 CEUs (Available for Certified Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapists at this Time)

Lower Quarter Positional Release Therapy Course_Oklahoma State University

7/21/18 - 7/22/18 • Tulsa, OK

 

Saturday - July 21st (at 8 am - 4 pm) and Sunday - July 22nd (at 8 am-12 pm) 

  1. Learn a gentle approach to releasing trigger points causing painful conditions seen in the lower extremity with PRT-i®. Positional Release Therapy (PRT) is easy on the clinician, time saving, and comfortable for the patients/clients.
  2. We'll address problematic conditions such as plantar fasciitis, iliotibial band friction syndrome, patellar tendinitis, and many others.
  3. We'll cover topics such as neuroscience, pain theories, and biomechanics to better understand trigger points and the application of PRT.
  4. Learn advanced palpation techniques, advanced biomechanical assessments, and myofascial scanning evaluations to increase your efficiency and precision with your evaluation and treatment.
  5. Finally, learn how to integrate PRT into your practice and generate a comprehensive plan of care.

Spine and Pelvis Positional Release Therapy Course Positional Release Therapy Institute

8/3/18 - 8/4/18 • South Ogden, UT

In this session:

1. You will learn spine and pelvic PRT techniques and clinical approaches to specific pathological conditions, such as low back pain, piriformis syndrome, anterior innominate rotations and others.

2. Course attendees will learn how to "cure" chronic non-specific low back pain using the Wheelhouse Protocol developed by Dr. Speicher over the last 15 years.

3. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of surface anatomy, learn how to appropriately palpate tender points and trigger points

4. Participants will receive one-on-one instruction in how to perform a myofascial scanning evaluation.

5. Course attendees will also be taught basic instruction on activity of daily living instruction for management of low back pain and biomechanical influences that can serve as myofascial restriction triggers.

Sample Agenda Must wear lab clothes for this session (e.g.,Tank-top or sports bra for women) 10.5 CEUs eligible for Physical Therapists and PTAs 6.0 EBP and 6.5 Category A CEUs approved for Certified Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapists

Run Strong Core Program- Level I

9/5/18 - 9/5/18 • Ogden, UT

Program Begins: September 5th; 6:30-7:30pm (Every Wednesday) for 14 Weeks

 

The Run Strong Core Program is a 14-week core strengthening program that encompasses three phases, stability, loading and dynamics, as well as a pre and post assessment. The program is designed to address the functional demands of running based on the running gait cycle to improve balance, flexibility and core strength. Additionally, each phase of the program is based on the concept of progressive periodization in order to prevent injury and maximize running efficiency and power.

Space is limited to 12 participants per course. If you are not able to register for the current course, please contact us and we will notify you of last minute openings and/or future courses as well.

 

"I can't believe how much the Program helped my running"---Candy Hendrix

 

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