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Learning Objectives LE

NMT for Lower Extremity

 

Participants who attend this module should be able to:

 

  • Meet all learning objectives of the Foundation and Application of NMT module, which is presented on day one of this module.
  • Integrate myofascial treatment techniques into current practice procedures.
  • Identify trigger points within myofascial tissues of the hip, thigh, knee, leg and foot.
  • Classify trigger points found in the region as to their individual active/latent status.
  • Assess each palpable muscle within the targeted region as to the presence of ischemia, trigger points, paraesthesia, and associated symptoms to determine which treatment strategies to employ.
  • Employ step-by-step treatment protocols to examine myofascial structures within the entire lower extremity, from sacroiliac joints to the distal end of the toes.