Stage 1 & 2

Duration: 2 days, 16 hours
Target audience: Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapist assistants, doctors, sports medicine professionals, students
Maximum partecipants: 25
Course material Workbook, tape, scissor

Day 1

  • NeuroMuscular Taping: introduction to management of neuro-rehabilitation patients from acute to functional phases, clinical reasoning in lower limb conditions and clinical progression of applications
  • Practical applications: compression and decompression
    • Surgical scars
    • CNS lesions
    • Spastic equinus
    • Management of stroke patients with gastrocnemius muscle, Achilles tendon and flexor of the leg muscle retraction
    • Lymphatic drainage techniques of the lower limbs
    • Management of lower limb plegia
    • Management of lower limb paralysis
    • Management of patients with MS
  • Discussion

Day 2

  • NeuroMuscular Taping: examples of applications in rehabilitation after spinal surgery, clinical reasoning on spinal specific conditions and upper limb applications
  • Practical applications: compression and decompression
    • Herniated disc, spine stabilization, and prosthetic vertebral spacers with motor dysfunction in the upper and lower limbs
    • Shoulder, elbow and hand hemiplegia
    • Drainage of upper limb edema due to immobility
    • Management of stroke patients with conditions of the upper limbs and hand
    • Management of Parkinson’s disease
  • Discussion
  • Assessment and test

This course covers the following certified treatment protocols:

NMTC-ST#U1        Stroke shoulder syndrome

NMTC-ST#U2        Stroke elbow syndrome

NMTC-ST#U3        Stroke hand syndrome

NMTC-ST#D2        Stroke upper limb syndrome lymphatic drainage

NMTC-ST#L1         Stroke Achilles tendon and gastrocnemius syndrome

NMTC-ST#U2        Stroke hamstring syndrome

NMTC-ST#U3        Stroke adductors syndrome

NMTC-ST#U4        Stroke knee syndrome

NMTC-ST#D1        Stroke lymphatic drainage lower limb syndrome

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