Comprehensive Management of Back and Neck pain
FPTA approved for 9.5 Live CEU's, CE19-478526 

Cost $159

Course Description

This seminar will review today’s options for back and neck pain. Conservative options including Physical Therapy, Manual Therapy, Pain management and Spinal injections will be discussed, all per region. The latest surgical options including Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Discectomy, Laminectomy, Spinal Fusion, Disc replacement, Foraminotomy, Scoliosis Surgery will be discussed as well. In addition, Spinal anatomy will be reviewed. Furthermore, functional outcomes as they relate to these different treatment options will be discussed. THIS COURSE NOW INCLUDES A 1:00 REVIEW OF STEM CELL THERAPY, CURRENTY USED TO TREAT CERTAIN SPINAL CONDITIONS


Course Outline: This course starts at 8:30

8:30-8:45 Course Objectives
8:45-9:00 History of management of back and neck pain
9:00-9:45 Future developments and projections and how these will affect our professions 
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-12:00 Spinal Anatomy
12:30-1:00 Lunch (on your own)
1:00-1:30 Common Dysfunctions
1:30-2:00 Compression Fractures 
2:00-2:45 Spinal Stenosis
2:45-3:30 Disc Degeneration 
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-4:45 Spinal Implants
4:45-5:00 Spinal InjectionsImportance of education
5:00-5:15 Surgical Interventions

Course Objectives for PT/PTA/OT/OTA

This course will give the PT/OT/PTA/COTA a better understanding of commonly used surgical and non-surgical techniques common disorders of the spine (cervical, thoracic and lumbar). Commonly used OT/PT treatments will be discussed as will bracing, medical management, TFESI's, Nerve Stimulators, TENS, Kyphplasties, discectomies, TLIF, PLIF, XLIF, lumbar, cervical fusions, stem cell therapy to name a few. Understanding the natural treatent progression of ones patient suffering from spinal disorders will allow the PT/OT to be more specific and more effective when designing the PT/OT Plan of Care and give the PT/OT/PTA/COTA a great understanding of the treatment plan proposed by the evaluating therapist.

Having this understanding will allow the clinician to reintroduce functional activities faster to help return the patient to reach their prior level of function faster and more safely.

Furthermore, understanding the rationale behind different treatment approaches prescribed by the ordering physician, will allow the PT/OT/PTA/COTA to better progress the patient towards their goal and allow the treating therapist to better understand when to refer the patient back to the referring physican to allow for more effective and more efficient health care provided to the patient.

After this course, the attendee will:

* Have reviewed functional anatomy pertaining to spinal disorders

* Understand the treatment philosophy for common spinal disorders including spinal stenosis, DDD, DJD, Vertebral  compression fractures to name a few
* Understand commonly employed surgical techniques and their functional implications for the patients (spinal fusions,   ACDF, TLIF, PLIF, ALIF, XLIF, Kyphoplasties, etc.)
* Have a better awareness of less invasive options for pts suffering from spinal pain: (n)SAID's, TFESI, Facet blocks,   Traction, Rhizotomies, Stem Cell, Nerve Ablations)
* Have a good understanding of clinical precautions typically prescribed to patients undergoing aforementioned   procedures

Please register at the bottom of this page or call/text 727-808-6663

      Date:                                                                                  Location

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January 19, Springhill, FL.

Institute for Interventional Pain Mgt
11319 Cortez Blvd,
Springhill, FL, 34613

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March 30, 2019, Gainesville,  FL

April 20, 2019, Sarasota, FL

May 11, 2019, Fort Myers, FL

June 8, 2019, Miami, FL

July 6, 2019, Orlando, FL

August 3, 2019, Jacksonville, FL

August 31, 2019, Port St. Lucie, FL

September 28, 2019, Fort Lauderdale

October 19, 2019, Miami, FL

November 16, 2019, Tampa, FL

Doubletree Suites
2305 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista
Orlando, FL, 32830

Trinity Spine Center
2040 Short Avenue
Odessa, FL, 33556

March 2, 2019, Trinity, FL.

Home Suites by Hilton
3333 SW 42nd street
Gainesville, FL, 32608

Fyzical Sarasota
5922 Cattlemen Lane
Sarasota, FL, 34232

Courtyard Fort Myers
10050 Gulf Center Drive
Fort Myers, FL, 33913

Doubletree Miami,
711 NW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL, 33126
305-261-3800

Radisson Jacksonville
4700 Salisbury Road
Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Holiday Inn Port St. Lucie
10120 S. Federal Highway
Port St. Lucie, FL, 34952

Crowne Plaza
455 State Road 84
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316

Doubletree Miami,
711 NW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL, 33126
305-261-3800

FASTMD Tampa
701 N Westshore Blvd
Tampa, FL, 33609