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Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Thoracic Region | Course Recap

Saturday, January 14, 2023 - New York, NY

About the Course...

This one day course introduced a systematic approach to evaluation and treatment of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. Participants were able to identify and effectively classify common pathologies as well as utilize various strategies to treat these pathologies effectively. The course consisted of a pre-course online training module and classroom training with ample hands-on learning opportunities. Upon completion of this course, participants were familiar with treating patients using neurological techniques for pain modulation, targeted joint mobilizations, innovative soft tissue, and exercise-based treatment for the cervical and upper thoracic spine.

Who was this course for? Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, looking to enhance their ability to treat the cervical thoracic region.

Some of our favorite moments..

About the Instructor

Robert Shapiro DPT, COMT, graduated summa cum laude from Touro College with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Mr. Shapiro specializes in correcting muscle imbalances, postural alignment, and body mechanics to facilitate full recovery using muscle energy techniques, spinal mobilization/manipulation, prescriptive exercises, strain-counter-strain, myofascial release, Primal Reflex Release Technique (PRRT), the Hesch Method, and Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT). Mr. Shapiro was an adjunct professor at Touro College and New York Institute of Technology.

Highlight Video

Want to see what you missed? Check out this highlight video of the day:

Here's what participants had to say after attending the course...

"I'm changing the way I use to evaluate strength and joint mobility by using these methods instead of using the way I got used to doing."
- Albert V., Physical Therapist


"I have a better understanding of Rotation and sidebending at each cervical level and how to treat.." - Andrea D., Physical Therapist


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