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Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor

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3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
515-271-1700

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September 2016
$150

Fundamental Manual Physical Therapy Interventions

September 30 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 3:00 pm

 For more information and to register, click here. Manual physical therapy is an important dimension of physical therapy practice. This laboratory-based course will focus on the fundamentals of manual physical therapy that are applicable in various physical therapy practice settings. A foundational set of manual physical therapy interventions and manual therapy clinical reasoning that is informed by recent evidence will be taught. Instruction on interventions for the spine and extremities will be provided including joint and soft tissue mobilization, manipulation, mobilization…

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October 2016
$475

Therapeutic Neuroscience Education I: Teaching People About Pain

October 22 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 4:00 pm

 For more information or to register, click here. This 15 hour, 2 day class is designed to update attendees on the latest evidence and clinical application of therapeutic neuroscience education for patients in pain. Current best evidence has shown that neuroscience educational strategies utilizing neurobiology and neurophysiology are able to reduce pain, increase function, reduce fear and catastrophization, improve movement and change cognitions and brain activation during pain experiences. Therapeutic neuroscience education changes patient beliefs regarding their pain, thus reducing the…

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November 2016
$650

Pelvic Floor Level 1

November 4 @ 7:30 am - November 6 @ 3:00 pm

 For more information and to register, click here. The Pelvic Health Level 1 course is a 3-day live event focusing on the basic skills necessary to treat patients with pelvic health dysfunction with primary emphasis on under active pelvic floor muscle conditions. The focus of the labs will be on external and internal vaginal examination. The student-to-teacher ratio will be 8:1 to ensure adequate supervision during the labs. Lectures will cover anatomy of the pelvic girdle,physiology of micturition,dysfunctions of the lower…

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$475

The Lumbar Spine: A Manual Therapy and Pain Science Approach

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 4:00 pm

 For more information and to register, click here. This 15 hour, 2 day course looks at the latest, best evidence for treating LBP both medically and therapeutically. This course focuses on the physical dysfunction of the Lumbar Spine and its physical evaluation and treatment. The course is designed to provide the clinician with the skills to diagnose common lumbar spine pathologies, recognize subjective and objective signs and symptoms of common lumbar spine pathologies, determine the necessary precautions and contraindications and design…

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