Shirley Sahrmanns’ Movement System Impairment Syndrome (MSI) courses offer the opportunity to learn how to properly observe, identify and treat impairments of the movement system.
In this course, participants will gain knowledge and skills to develop a structured approach to diagnosis and treatment of patients with movement system impairment syndromes (MSI). You will learn to identify faulty alignment, movement patterns, and muscle imbalances using observation of movement as well as muscle length and strength testing. Through this method, the root cause of the patient’s complaints is addressed, rather than treating the symptoms alone. The course provides both theoretical and supervised practical instruction in the respective body regions.
- Discuss the basis of the movement system and movement system impairment syndromes (MSI) of the shoulder and neck
- Describe causal and contributing factors in MSI of the shoulder and neck
- Describe how to formulate a diagnosis and place a patient into the proper diagnostic category
- Describe the diagnostic categories for the cervical spine, scapula, and humerus
- Describe and perform the standardized examination format for the cervical spine, scapula, and humerus
- Describe the specific corrective exercises and their progressions for the neck and cervical spine
Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA is Professor Emerita of Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to her numerous national and international presentations, Dr. Sahrmann has been a keynote speaker at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy, and at the Canadian, Australian, New Zealand and Danish national congresses. The MSI syndromes were developed by Shirley Sahrmann and have stood the test of time. These syndromes are described in her books, Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes and Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Extremities, Cervical and Thoracic Spine.
Date: March 9-10, 2019
Location: InsideOut Physiotherapy & Wellness Group
Early Bird Rate: $495 + HST prior to February 8th $545 + HST on/after February 8th
Limited Spots! Registration Opens Nov. 19th