Continuing Education

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December 1-2, 2018

Graston Technique

M1-Basic and M2-Advanced Training

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Course Date:

December 1-2, 2018

Course Location:

Northeastern University
Behrakis Health Sciences Center
4th Floor

Course Description:

M1-Basic Training:
Graston Technique® (GT) therapy is an advanced form of instrument-assisted, soft tissue mobilization, which incorporates the use of six specially designed stainless steel instruments. GT therapy enables clinicians to effectively treat the adverse effects of scar tissue and fascial restrictions as well as improve and maintain optimal range of motion. The purpose of this basic training is to introduce clinicians to GT therapy, its clinical applications, physiological effects/benefits, and potential contraindication.

M2-Advanced Training:
This course will emphasize a Graston Technique® (GT) therapy examination and treatment approach for musculoskeletal dysfunction/mechanical pain that can be applied in all patient cases.

Components of the GT therapy examination will include movement loss, lesion localization and resistive testing. Preventative/corrective exercises to augment the GT therapy intervention will be discussed. Participants will learn to select and implement the most efficient and effective GT therapy interventions, while restoring function and alleviating pain. The goal of this course is to advance the clinician’s skills in the successful management of musculoskeletal dysfunction using Graston Technique® therapy and movement.

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March 2-3, 2019

Emergency Medical Response (EMR)

Emergency Medical Responder Certification / Re-Certification

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Course Dates:

Full Certification: March 2-3, 2019
Re-Certification: March 2, 2019

Course Location:

Northeastern University
Behrakis Health Sciences Center
Full EMR: Room 410
Re-certification: Room 415

Contact Info:

David Nolan
d.nolan@northeastern.edu

Course Instructors:

TBD by Cogent Steps

Cogent Steps
Spts
June 1, 2019

2019 Mass General Sports Medicine Conference: Upper Extremity Injuries in the Athlete

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Course Date:

June 1, 2019

Course Location:

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Contact Info:

David Nolan
d.nolan@northeastern.edu

Course Description:

Details coming soon.

Course Directors:
Dr. Peter Asnis

Peter Asnis, MD
Chief, Mass General Sports Medicine Service
Head Team Physician, Boston Bruins
Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon, Boston Red Sox
Team Physician, New England Patriots
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Eric Berkson

Eric Berkson, MD
Mass General Sports Medicine Service
Team Physician, Boston Red Sox, Lowell Spinners, Wheaton College, Eastern Nazarene College
Consultant, New England Patriots
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

David Nolan

David Nolan PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Associate Clinical Professor, Northeastern University
Director, MGH / NU Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program
Clinical Specialist, Mass General Sports Physical Therapy

Northeastern Bouve College
MGH Sports Medicine
Approved CE Provider
Fall 2019

When the Feet Hit the Ground

When the Feet Hit the Ground…Everything Changes

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Course Date:

Fall 2019

Course Location:

Northeastern University
Behrakis Health Sciences Center

Course Description:

When the Feet Hit the Ground… Everything Changes is a course designed to advance the mastery of foot and ankle biomechanics. As the first point of contact to the ground, the feet play a major role in lower extremity chain mechanics. With proper treatment and mechanical correction, debilitating foot and ankle pain can be both overcome and prevented. This course is taught by experts focused on maximizing outcomes for clients with foot and ankle dysfunction. Blending new research with years of clinical experience, the instructors will guide you to a high-level understanding of foot and ankle biomechanics, foot-specific pathology treatment and orthotic prescription. The course will focus heavily on lab time, with extensive hands-on training.

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