In this course, lower quarter PRT techniques and clinical approaches to specific pathological conditions are addressed, such as plantar fasciitis, iliotibial band friction syndrome and others. Course attendees also receive a comprehensive overview of surface anatomy coupled with one-to-one instruction on how to appropriately palpate tender points and trigger points to enable the treatment of them with positional release therapy as well as instruction on how to perform a myofascial scanning evaluation. Course attendees also receive basic instruction on lower extremity biomechanical influences and gait analysis that can serve as myofascial restriction triggers.
- Must wear lab clothes for this session
- 10.5 CEUs (3.0 EBP) (Available for Certified Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapists at this Time) - PT and DC approval of continuing education credit dependent upon state approval
Licensed or nationally certified health care practitioner, e.g., LMT, ATC, PT, DO, MD, PA, RN, DC, PTA (if you are not on this list, please inquire with PRT-i to see if your credentialing fulfills this pre-requisite). Pre-professional health care students: Currently enrolled health care students from an accredited educational program are eligible for training and certification, but must receive their professional certification prior to being awarded their PRT-c.
Course Textbook: We recommend you purchase the course textbook or e-book for the course, but it is not required. You will receive a discount if you register as a HK Rewards Member. CLICK HERE to register and purchase the textbook.
- Available at the course site or within driving distance.
Transportation, Parking and Lodging:
- The nearest airport is Portland International Airport (12 miles from the course site)
- Park south of building #36 (Physical Therapy Classrooms). Click Here for: Campus Map and Directions
- Hotel accommodations are available in the Newberg Area
"This session contains useful, practical information and adds to the toolbox. The hands on lab and background therapy were most valuable. I will be able to use this in my clinical practice. "
- Lower Quarter, University of AL, Erin Weaver, AT