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2015 Post-Conference Workshops

||  Full Day Monday  ||  Half Day Monday AM  ||  Half Day Monday PM  ||

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Full Day Workshops (Monday)

1. An Introduction to the Fascial Manipulation® method: fascial anatomy, biomechanical model and clinical applications
Julie Ann Day, PT – Authorized Teacher of Fascial Manipulation®
Andrea Pasini, PT – Authorized Teacher of Fascial Manipulation®

2. Biodynamic embryology of the fascia and meso(derm) – the embryology by Blechschmidt enlarged
J.C. van der Wal, MD, PhD
– Anatomist, embryologist and phenomenologist

3. Fasciatherapy, Danis Bois Method – Theory, Research and Practice
Christian Courraud, PT, MR
– Fasciatherapy DBM training director and founder of ’FasciaFormations-Pro’

4. Myofacial Release Clinical Applications: A Hands-On Intensive Course
Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS, DD
– President, Educise Resources Inc. and Flex Physical Therapy

5. The Opposable Thumb, Connecting Us to the Animal Kingdom: Advancing Clinical Skills of the Upper Extremity in the Age of Computer Injuries
Molly Goodman-Allison, M.S. OTR/L, CHT, SMS

6. Revisiting the Common Compensatory Pattern with Modified Counterstrain – Treatment of children with postural imbalance and associated motor impairments with Total Motion Release, in innovative indirect concept Susan M. Blum, PT

7. Manual treatment of parietal and visceral fascia related to shoulder dysfunction
Peter Schwind, PhD, MA
– Director of the Munich Group for interdisciplinary manual treatments

8. How Humans Move: The function of the spine – An integrated approach for flexion and gait – Application to the detection of spinal injuries and the clinical assessment of spinal function
Serge Gracovetsky, PhD

9. Back to Basics: A Scientific Approach to Symptoms, Scars and Adhesions
Susan Chapelle, RMT
– Owner of Squamish Therapeutic Massage
Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) in British Columbia are eligible to receive Continuing Education Credits for this workshop. RMTBC will award 7 PE/A2 CECs. Certificates will be provided by the workshop presenter.

Half Day Workshops – Morning (Monday)

1. Fascia: The Missing Link in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lateral Epicondylalgia
Valentin C. Dones III, PhD
Consuelo Gonzalez-Suarez, MD, PhD

2. The Treatment of Acute Ankle Sprains According to the Fascial Distortion Model (FDM)
Stefan Anker, MSc, D.O.

3. Functional Fascial Taping® FFT® For Low Back Pain and Plantar Fasciopathy
Ron Alexander, FFT RMT (Presenter) – Director/Founder of the Functional Fascial Taping Institute
Lisa (Prosser) Watson, RMT, KT, FFTP

Half Day Workshops – Afternoon (Monday)

1. Fascial Anatomy in vivo – Exploring the Human Fascia, Evaluating physiological and pathological conditions
Andreas Haas, LMT – Director of the Manus Training Center and Manus Fascia Center in Austria

2. Managing Fascial Health for Individuals in Fibromyalgia
Kirstie Bender Segarra, PhD, LMT, RMTI, ERYT