Body Connections

Body Connections offers opportunities to advance your abilities as a clinician. We provide continuing education, which teaches you not only how to complete various treatment techniques, but why you want to use them.   We also offer a healthy patient lecture series for the general public, focusing on wellness and navigating through the world of health care.  We look forward to meeting you!

Functional Causes and Treatments for Low Back Pain
Nov
16
8:30 AM08:30

Functional Causes and Treatments for Low Back Pain

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Lifestyle and loss of motor control are often the causes of back pain that are not recognized by the manual practitioner. These causes unnecessarily frustrate both the therapist and the patient. In this class, you will learn the assessment skills and treatment techniques which will truly make you the well- rounded practitioner your patient has been looking for.

Prerequisites:  None

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour break for lunch.

Course Fee: $200.00

**Sign up for all 3 classes and receive a $100.00 discount on your total purchase! Use coupon code BACKX3 at checkout.**

Please complete your registration by November 9, 2019 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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Learn to Feel
Dec
7
8:00 AM08:00

Learn to Feel

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You are a hands-on therapist. Your hands are your primary tool for your success. It is important to not be a “bull in the china closet” when palpating the body. Specificity and awareness are crucial if you want to be successful in manual therapy. In this 4-hour class, we will teach your how to navigate the various layers of the body and reach restrictions you may have thought were not possible.

4.8 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

Course Fee: &100.00

Please complete your registration by November 30, 2019 in order to participate. Thanks.

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Manual Therapy for the Cranium Part I
Jan
11
8:30 AM08:30

Manual Therapy for the Cranium Part I

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In this class, the student will learn the anatomy and kinesiology of the bones of the neurocranium and facial skeleton.  The major types of dysfunctions found in these areas will be identified through observation and palpation.  Treatment techniques will also be introduced.  We will further discuss how the different dysfunctions can be correlated with their causes and symptomology, so that effective treatment options can be identified.   

Prerequisites:   Introduction to Manual Therapies, Manual Therapy for the Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine and Ribs, Manual Therapy for the Lumbar spine and Pelvis, Differential Diagnosis of the Musculoskeletal System.

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour break for lunch and recommend that your bring what you like, as options off campus are limited.  We do have a kitchen area with a refrigerator available for your to use.

Course Fee:  $200.00 

Please complete your registration by January 4, 2020 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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Manual Therapy for the Cranium Part II
Feb
1
8:30 AM08:30

Manual Therapy for the Cranium Part II

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In this class, the student will learn about more specific lesions found in the neurocranium. Specific interventions for joint lesions of each major structure will be demonstrated and practiced.  Symptoms and etiology for each lesion will be discussed, so that the most effective treatment option will be selected, providing the best therapeutic impact.

Prerequisite:  Manual Therapy for the Cranium Part I

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to massage therapists, physical therapists and physical therapy assistants for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour break for lunch and recommend that you bring what you like, as options off campus are limited.  We do have a kitchen area with a refrigerator available for you to use.

Course Fee: $200.00

Please complete your registration by January 25, 2020 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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Manual Therapy for the Cranium, Part 3
Feb
29
8:30 AM08:30

Manual Therapy for the Cranium, Part 3

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Participants will be diving deeper into the discovery and understanding of the cranium. In this class, the facial cranium will be discussed.

Prerequisites:   Manual Therapy for the Cranium, Part 2

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour break for lunch.

Course Fee:  $200.00 

Please complete your registration by February 22, 2020 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Spine & Thoracic Cage
Oct
20
8:30 AM08:30

Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Spine & Thoracic Cage

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Proper mobility of the cervical spine and thoracic cage and important for general mobility and optimizing athletic performance. This class will analyze mobility of these regions, teach assessment skills to localize origins of restrictions and introduce proper treatment modalities based on your findings.

Prerequisites:  Review of the cervical and thoracic spine, ribs and associated soft tissue attachments is recommended.

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

Course Fee: $200.00

Please complete your registration by October 13, 2019 in order to participate.  Thanks!





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Structural Causes and Treatments of Low Back Pain
Oct
19
8:30 AM08:30

Structural Causes and Treatments of Low Back Pain

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The more complex patient has many layers of dysfunction, which can cause this dysfunction to become chronic. Areas of dysfunction that are often overlooked are introduced in this class. Participation in this class will give the manual practitioner the tools necessary to normalize patient dysfunctions and reverse common diagnoses.

Perquisites: None

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour break for lunch.

Course Fee: $200.00

**Sign up for all 3 classes and receive a $100.00 discount on your total purchase! Use coupon code BACKX3 at checkout.**

Please complete your registration by October 12, 2019 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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Differential Diagnoses:  Learning the Body's Connections
Sep
29
8:30 AM08:30

Differential Diagnoses: Learning the Body's Connections

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Diagnoses such as tendonitis, arthritis and fibromyalgia can not be treated directly, because the causes are unknown. Often these diagnoses are labeled as degenerative conditions. In this class, you will learn the techniques to root out the original causes of inflammation behind the disease. This class is a career changing experience.

8.4 hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour lunch break.  Please feel free to bring a lunch as there is a kitchen and refrigerator on site. 

Course Fee:  $200.00

Please complete your registration by September 22, 2019 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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Study of the Lumbar Spine & Pelvis:  Function & Dysfunction
Sep
28
8:30 AM08:30

Study of the Lumbar Spine & Pelvis: Function & Dysfunction

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This class explains the optimal motions of the lumbar spine and pelvis and investigates the neuromuscular restrictions commonly found in a patient suffering from low back pain. Treatment techniques will be practiced, providing an opportunity for immediate implementation of these new skills.

Preparatory Suggestions:  Review the anatomy of the lumbar spine and pelvis.

8.4 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and massage therapists for completing this seminar, which satisfies the requirements of the NYS Board of Education.

We will offer a 1 hour break for lunch.

Course Fee: $200.00

**Sign up for all 3 classes and receive a $100.00 discount on your total purchase! Use coupon code BACKX3 at checkout.**

Please complete your registration by September 21, 2019 in order to participate.  Thanks!

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