"Aquatic Spinal Therapy and Core Training, An Integrated Approach” is an informative course for those health professionals who would like to expand their orthopedic spinal/core aquatic therapy skills or for those who are new to orthopedic aquatic therapy.
This course will present spinal/core connections with exercises focusing on increasing mobility, improving stability, strength, and motor control. By integrating an aquatic and land-based approach to spinal/core therapy clinicians can help clients progress quicker and more comfortably with improved outcomes.
Orthopedic diagnoses are the primary concentration for this course but the exercises can be also be applied to a wide range of clients.
|Contact Hours: 4|
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Why Integration
- Properties of Water
- Types of pool
- Aquatic Equipment
- Indications for Aquatic Spinal Therapy/Core Training
- Philosophy of Aquatic Spinal Therapy/Core Training
- Core stabilization training
- Spinal/Core Deep Water Exercises
- Spinal/Core Shallow Water Exercises
- Spinal/Core Shallow Water Exercises
- Upper Quarter Protocols
- Case Study
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on how aquatic therapy and training can be integrated into current land-based treatment philosophies to help improve client progress and outcomes.
- Recognize why aquatic training when integrated with land-based training can help accelerate progress
- Identify the properties of water and fluid dynamics as they relate to the human body
- Identify the precautions and contraindications of aquatic therapy
- Identify the difference between a static versus a dynamic pool
- List 3 different types of assistive and resistive equipment
- List six basic training benefits for lower quarter dysfunction (improve flexibility, improve ROM and mobility, improve posture, begin strengthening, normalize movement patterns, improve balance, coordination and proprioception) with aquatic interventions.
- Recognize the philosophy of Spinal/Core Aquatic Training
- Identify common substitution patterns with Spinal/core deep water exercises
- List 2 verbal cues to give clients for Spinal/core deep water exercises
- Identify common substitution patterns with Spinal/core shallow water exercises
- List 2 verbal cues to give clients for Spinal/core shallow water exercises
- Recognize common integrated spinal non-surgical protocols
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – Rick McAvoy is employed by The University of New Hampshire and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.