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Client Assessment – When to treat when to refer.

Client Assessment –
When to treat when to refer.

Presenter: Richard Finn LMT, CMTPT, MCSTT
Hours: 14 Approved for PA License Renewal
Early Registration Fee: $275 (if paid 14 days in advance of workshop)
Registration Fee: $295
$100 deposit required to register.
Times: Saturday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dates: 5/5-6/2018

Finally – the missing piece! Assessment is the key to knowing what to do in a treatment. It needs to be done quickly and accurately and this is where you learn to do just that. Come prepared to learn how to perform a simple neurological evaluation, ROM testing, and utilize simple observational skills to help you determine what to do or when it is time to refer. Please wear shorts and a tee shirt. Most importantly – bring your questions!

Skills learned:

  • Posture Evaluation
  • Perform a neurological exam
  • Muscle length testing
  • Identify sympathetic dominance

Goals: Understand the importance and place of neurology in the development of a treatment plan, identify and practice identifying assessments that indicate the presence of change.

Presenter: Richard Finn LMT, CMTPT, MCSTT – Richard is a graduate of the Academy of Myotherapy and Physical Fitness and the Academy of Health Sciences (Fort Sam Houston USAR – Physical Therapy Specialist, He is not a PT). He earned his CMT through the Life Credit Program at the Colorado School of Healing Arts. He is a Board Certified member of the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists, and served as president from 1992-94. He was the Director and a core instructor at Pittsburgh School of Pain Management for 18 years. Richard has served on the Board of Advisors of the Fibromyalgia Research Foundation, and on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists. He has coauthored a set of wall charts of muscle length tests with C. M. Shifflett and a textbook Myofascial Pain Syndrome: Manual Trigger Point & S-EMG Biofeedback Therapy Methods with Gabriel Sella MD. He demonstrates myofascial trigger point treatment on his You tube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/Myoman1. License # MSG005261

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To register for this workshop call 800-860-1114 and place your deposit on a charge card or mail a check for the required deposit to:
Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy
3600 Laketon Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Include check made payable to “Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy”, your name, address, email address, phone, name of the workshop and workshop dates. We will send you a confirmation in the mail. If you are traveling by plane, please confirm the workshop with the school before buying your ticket. Occasionally we do have to cancel workshops due to low enrollment. If a workshop is cancelled for any reason our liability is limited to a return of the deposit paid. If you cancel your participation in a workshop within 21 days of the workshop, there will be no refund of the deposit paid. Cancellation earlier than 21 days before the workshop will incur a $25 processing fee. The balance of your deposit will be refunded.