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Muscle Energy Techniques- Module 3: MET for Joints & Spinal Injury

Product #
1134PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
6
Approval Status
Price: $72

Course Description:

This course utilizes the text from Muscle Energy Techniques, by Leon Chaitow, ND, DO.  Muscle Energy Techniques sets out clear, practical and clinical guidelines for all students and practitioners wishing to use MET techniques as part of their patient management. These modules present the full array of modern METs and their usage in a variety of acute, chronic and rehabilitation settings. 

Module 3: MET for Joint & Spinal Injury covers:

  • Chapter 6: MET and the treatment of joints
  • Chapter 7: Muscle Energy Techniques in cases of spinal injury or pathology 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers. 

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize joint stiffness properties
  2. Differentiate between end-of-rage, end-feel, restrictions to normal motion
  3. Recognize Kaltenborn's normal and abnormal end-feel variations with MET
  4. Recognize appropriate joints for HVLA manipulation using MET
  5. Identify practical solutions to pain with MET
  6. Recognize protocols for MET for thoracic spinal dysfunction
  7. Recognize protocols for MET in shoulder joint treatment
  8. Recognize protocols for MET in rib dysfunction
  9. Recognize protocols for MET of sacroiliac and iliosacral restrictions
  10. Identify common SIJ treatments
  11. Differentiate between "Shotgun" methods for pelvic stabilization
  12. Recognize protocols for MET in TMJ dysfunction
  13. Recognize patient preferences between high-velocity, low amplitude (HVLA) and MET
  14. Identify MET treatment methods for patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test 

ATC State Approvals

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
Arkansas
Arkansas PT Board Approved
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved for Online/Home Study
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Maine
No State Requirements
Massachusetts
Approved
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Oklahoma
Approved- Oklahoma Medical Board Via CE Broker
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (6GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted/Approved
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted/Approved-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2501036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved