Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) for the Pelvis, SIJ and ISJ

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Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) for the Pelvis, SIJ and ISJ

425.00

April 21-22, 2018

Space still available
May register same day

Franklin Pierce University
Jefferson Mill Building
670 North Commercial Street, Suite 301
Manchester, NH 03101

14.0 Continuing Education Hours

Register

INSTRUCTOR(S)

Michael P. Healy, PT, DPT, DOMTP, CPT, CSN, MBA • Patricia Meegan, DPT, L, ATC

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This two day conference is a beginning to intermediate level course. It has been created to educate the clinical practitioner on effective and proper evaluation techniques of biomechanical abnormalities through the assessment of movement dysfunctions of the sacrum and pelvis. The clinician will gain a deeper understanding and knowledge of treating patients with and without connective tissue disorders. This conference will enhance the clinician's diagnostic and treatment skills by understanding movement dysfunctions and utilizing Muscle Energy Techniques to correct them.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

1.) To be able to define the 3 most common connective tissue disorders currently being treated at Healy Physical Therapy Clinics:

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

2.) To understand the anatomy and landmarks of the Pubic Bone, L-5, Sacrum and Ilium.
3.) To understand the biomechanics and relationship of the Pubic Bone, L-5, Sacrum, Ilium, Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ), and the Iliosacral joint (ISJ).
4.) To be able to evaluate and correctly diagnose the Pubic Bone, SIJ, and ISJ.
5.) To be able to successfully treat patients with a Pubic Dysfunction(s), SIJ Dysfunction(s), and ISJ Dysfunction(s) with the use of MET. 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors, and massage therapists with a basic level of understanding of the pelvis and sacrum. 

ACCREDITATION

The New Hampshire Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association has granted 14.0 Continuing Education Hours for  “Muscle Energy Techniques of the Pelvis, SIJ and ISJ”.  

COURSE SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:30AM - 5:00PM:
8:30AM - 9:00AM registration and sign in
10:00AM - 10:15AM break
12:00PM - 1:00PM lunch
3:00PM - 3:15PM break
5:00PM adjourn for the day

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 8:45AM - 5:00PM:
8:45AM - 9:00AM sign in
10:00AM - 10:15AM break
12:00PM - 1:00PM lunch
3:00PM - 3:15PM break
5:00PM adjourn for the day

Pastries, coffee, and tea will be provided both mornings. Lunch not provided. 

BIOS

Michael P. Healy, PT, DPT, DOMTP, CPT, CSN, MBA
Dr. Michael P. Healy has been a practicing physical therapist and advanced manual therapist for the past 32 years. In 1986, Mike graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, (PT). Mike continued his education and graduated Bryant University with an MBA in Business in 1997. He furthered his education and received a Doctorate in Osteopathic Manipulative Theory & Practice, (DOMTP), from Osteopathic College of Ontario in 2008. He graduated in 2012 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy, (DPT) from Simmons College. In addition to his above degrees, Mike also became a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Certified Sports Nutritionist (CSN) by the American Muscle & Fitness Personal Training Institute. He also is a Titleist Performance Certified Golf Fitness Instructor.

He is the Owner, President and CEO of Healy Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Inc. He is a national and international lecturer on Advance Manual Physical Therapy, Chronic Pain, Connective Tissue Disorders, such as; Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Craniocervical Instability, Chiari Malformation, Marfan’s Syndrome and Syringomyelia. He is on the medical advisor board of The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain (TCAPP) and The Quality of Life Expert Panel for The Marfan Foundation. His specialty is advanced manual therapy and he has a personal interest in treating patients with connective tissue disorders, such as; Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Marfan’s Syndrome. He has been treating patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Marfan’s Syndrome since 1997.

Mike and his wife Rosa make their home in East Providence, RI. They have been married for the past 27 years. Together they have four wonderful children. Mike is heavily involved in the East Providence community through volunteering with the East Providence Little League and the American Youth Soccer Organization.

Patricia Meegan, DPT, L, ATC
Patricia Meegan is a physical therapist in Rhode Island who specializes in manual therapy with an expertise in the area of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. She graduated from Quinnipiac University with degrees in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She also has received an advanced certification in Osteopathic Manual Therapy. Her clinical focus for the past five years has been on treating patients with connective tissue disorders. Patricia is in charge of clinical staff education at Healy Physical Therapy and acts as a clinical instructor for graduate students. In addition to her outpatient practice, Patricia also practices in the acute inpatient rehabilitation department of Southern New England Rehab Center. Patricia teaches nationally in the areas of physical therapy and manual therapy techniques as well as their application in the connective tissue patient population. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for two organizations: Dysautonomia Support Network and The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain. In addition to her clinical duties she is extremely involved in her parish acting as the Director of Confirmation and the Parish Events Coordinator. In her spare time Patricia enjoys Irish Step Dancing, figure skating and is currently a competitive Ballroom Dancer.

PARTICIPANT TO PRESENTER RATIO

Dr. Healy will be joined by Patricia Meegan, DPT if participants exceed fifteen. 

DISCLOSURES

Healy Physical Therapy will be compensated for their services. No other financial or non-financial disclosures.

PARKING

Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday. There are plenty of spaces available in the parking lot at the front of the building. Be sure to come in the Center Entrance, not the Clock Tower Entrance.

Directions to Franklin Pierce Manchester Campus (Google Map links):

Visitor Parking –  Non-ADA
•    Enter the parking lot by the Clock Tower Entrance (opposite Dow Street)
•    Turn right and park in an open space down near the Center Entrance (there is a blue awning covering stairs in the middle of the lot across from this entrance)
•    If approached by an attendant, inform him/her that you are visiting Franklin Pierce University

Visitor Entrance –  Non-ADA
•    Enter the building at the CENTER Entrance
•    Take the stairs or elevator to the third floor
•    Turn left out of the elevator and proceed through the double doors
•    Franklin Pierce’s Suite will be on the right
•    Sign in at the Reception Desk*

HOTELS

Hilton Garden Inn Manchester Downtown
101 South Commercial Street
Manchester, NH
(603) 669-2222

Manchester Downtown Motel
700 Elm Street
Manchester, NH
(603) 625-1000

REFUND POLICY

Full refund minus a $35.00 processing fee if canceled by April 7, 2018. No refund thereafter. 

CANCELLATION

NH EDS Coalition reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events that are below the minimum participant requirement.  Should a cancellation occur a full refund will be issued.

QUESTIONS

For questions or to request a refund, contact Kim Pang at kpang@nhedscoalition.org or (603) 410-7497.