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Evaluation and Treatment of the Upper Quarter

This two and a half day course will focus on the evaluation and treatment of the upper quarter and will include the shoulder, upper thoracic spine and cervical spine. Identification of common faulty movement patterns in the upper quarter will be presented. The course will include assessment and treatment of neural tension influences on cervical spine movement. A review of treatment of the upper thoracic spine and 1st rib is included as a prelude to treatment of the cervical spine. Evaluation and treatment of the shoulder and cervical spine is included. Treatment of the cervical spine will include joint mobilization, muscle energy techniques and myofascial release to the anterior fascias of the neck. Home exercises for the upper quarter are included.

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