Human Kinects

Presenter(s): Samantha Wood
Title of workshop: Pilates for Rehabilitation with Continuing Education Exam
Workshop description: Your clients and athletes demand and deserve customized, adaptable solutions when injury or chronic pain impairs movement and performance. Known for its whole-body approach to fitness, Pilates is the perfect way to help your patients recover, rehabilitate, and reach their goals. The Pilates for Rehabilitation CE Course will teach you how to apply proven Pilates methods to address dysfunction and help your patients achieve optimal performance. Renowned instructor and physical therapist Samantha Wood provides detailed descriptions of the most effective exercises for rehabilitating and healing injuries, improving functional strength, promoting efficient movement, and managing pain. In addition to step-by-step instructions for Pilates apparatus and mat work, you will learn the indications and contraindications of each exercise and the primary muscles involved so you can determine when the exercise is appropriate for each client. Modifications and progressions allow for adaptation of exercises based on the stage of rehabilitation or the severity of the injury or condition being treated. Suggested exercise protocols, organized by common orthopedic injuries in anatomical regions, offer the flexibility to tailor a program to the specific needs of each client. The companion study guide includes a course syllabus, course instructions, learning objectives, learning activities, and a referenced answer key to help individuals learn and better retain the course content. It emphasizes key concepts from the corresponding text to prepare individuals for the exam (composed of 50 multiple-choice questions) at the completion of the course. Upon passing the exam, individuals may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credit.
Contact number: 217-403-7522
CEC's: 19
Cost of workshop: $149/$139


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