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A Total Approach for Treating Neck & Scapular Disorders
Audio CD
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD
Author:
SUE A DUPONT, MS, MBA, PT, ATC,
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
8/2/2011
CE Available:
No, CE credit is not available
Product Code:
AUD020158
Objectives
  • Review current treatment-based Classification Systems for patients with neck pain
  • Describe relevant functional anatomy and mechanics of the cervical-scapulo-thoracic region and how it affects spinal stability
  • Examine how to appropriately utilize PNF, pressure biofeedback, and specialized taping techniques to improve functional mobility
  • Determine how to develop an effective exercise progression for neck and scapula stabilization
  • Discover how to apply soft tissue mobilization and neuromuscular stabilization techniques for treating neck and shoulder girdle pain and dysfunction
Author

SUE A DUPONT, MS, MBA, PT, ATC,

SUE DUPONT, MS, MBA, PT, ATC, is an expert in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine, with nearly 30 years of experience treating patients and athletes of all ages and activity levels. She holds multiple degrees including a B.S. in Exercise Science/Athletic Training, an M.S. in Biology specializing in Biomechanics, a post-baccalaureate degree in Physical Therapy, and an MBA in Healthcare Management. Ms. Dupont was on the Medical Staff at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and awarded a 1-year fellowship at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. She has worked with various professional and elite athletes, from WTA pro tennis to World Cup Figure Skating. While working with the U.S.O.C. Biomechanics Division, Ms. Dupont researched and developed a Clinical Plyometrics protocol and presented the findings at the APTA National Conference.

Ms. Dupont has taught courses specifically for seniors on healthy aging and wellness. She is a veteran ACE Certified Fitness Instructor, teaching pilates, kickboxing, and many other fitness courses for over 20 years. Ms. Dupont has performed extensive research on the spine, aging, balance, and fitness. In her clinical practice, she utilizes advanced clinical techniques in manual therapy, taping/strapping, active stabilization, and soft tissue release to improve functional movement patterns. Currently, Ms. Dupont teaches continuing education courses nationwide. When home in Florida, she treats patients/clients for physical therapy and wellness and sits on the Advisory Board for Southwest Florida University's PTA program. Ms. Dupont's philosophy, "The key to successful outcomes is incorporating the right exercise at the right time," led her to develop new spine treatment protocols which she outlines in this course.

Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.CE Credit is not available for this product.
Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Certified Athletic Trainers
  • Massage Therapists
  • Physiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists