Taut Band Therapy
Strategies for Pain Reduction


2017 WORKSHOPS

Date Location Workshop CE Hours Cost  
Mar 25-26 *SMITHFIELD, NC TBT: LOWER BACK, SACRUM & HIP 16 $215 register
Jul 22-23 WILMINGTON, NC TBT: LOWER BACK, SACRUM & HIP 16 $245 FULL
Sep 16-17 DURHAM, NC TBT: UPPER BACK, NECK & SHOULDER 16 $215 register
Oct 7 *SMITHFIELD, NC JOINTS: PAIN REDUCTION FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS 8 $95 register
Oct 27-28 **MOREHEAD CITY PAIN REDUCTION: LOW BACK & KNEES 16 $245

*Smithfield, NC workshops held at Johnston Community College (JCC).

Wilmington, NC workshop held at Hilton Wilmington Riverside

**Morehead City, NC workshop held at Carteret Community College (CCC). Registration is through CCC. Register here.


2017 CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

Taut Band Therapy: Lower Back, Sacrum & Hip  8:30AM - 5:45PM
July 22-23
This workshop offers active demonstrations and lots of hands-on experience in assessing and treating painful muscular-skeletal problems. Students will learn to identify the taut bands that perpetuate trigger point and attachment site pain. Tools include functional analysis, palpation, range of motion, and strength resistance testing. Lengthening the tight muscle fibers within taut bands is the key to effective pain reduction. Techniques learned in this workshop will emphasize this strategic approach.

 

 

Taut Band Therapy: Upper Back, Neck & Shoulder  8:30AM - 5:45PM
September 16-17
This workshop offers active demonstrations and lots of hands-on experience in assessing and treating painful muscular-skeletal problems. Students will learn to identify the taut bands that perpetuate trigger point and attachment site pain. Tools include functional analysis, palpation, range of motion, and strength resistance testing. Lengthening the tight muscle fibers within taut bands is the key to effective pain reduction. Techniques learned in this workshop will emphasize this strategic approach.

 

Joints: Pain Reduction for Osteoarthritis  8:30AM - 5:45PM
October 7
Taut Band Therapy can help you provide greater reduction of pain, increases in range of motion and improved functional abilities for your patients with osteoarthritis. Injury, inflammation and pain within the joint capsule often provoke hypertonic conditions in the muscles that provide stability and movement for that joint. Although secondary in cause, these muscular problems often become "primary" in the generation of pain and associated disability. Studies of joints and strategies for pain reduction will include shoulder, hip and knee; treatment and hands-on sessions will focus on hip joints.


Pain Reduction for Knees  8:30AM - 5:45PM
October 27-28
In this workshop, participants will examine the anatomy of the knee joint as well as the muscles that generate movement of the knee. Studies will emphasize the causes and symptoms of numerous knee problems and the many challenges of accurate assessment. Students will explore a variety of strategic  approaches to reduce or resolve these problems. Demonstrations and hands-on practice will be included.