Presented by Mark Lyszczarz and back by popular demand this workshop addresses the assessment and management of respiratory patients. It will cover a wide variety of respiratory conditions, including asthma, COPD, chest infection, cystic fibrosis and much more, covering both theory and practical components.
The practical component will show how to treat respiratory muscles using a many different manual techniques to aid chest clearance, increase vital capacity and reduce potential reoccurring chest infections. It will also cover corrective exercise for the common respiratory patient, targeting muscles normally involved in respiration and their physical function. We will also cover some common conditions that are associated with dysfunctional breathing patterns, such as headaches and upper cross syndrome. We will also cover corrective exercises for bursitis, rotator cuff tears, as evidence has shown these musculoskeletal conditions can be commonly related to various respiratory conditions. The course runs for a duration of 6 hours.
Below is a brief overview of the topics covered in this workshop -
Revision - Anatomy; Physiology; Pathophysiology; Respiratory patient. (Includes auscultation); Assessment of exercise tolerance. (e.g.6mwt)
Treatment - Exercise prescription; Chest clearance - Manual (Vibration, cupping); Active cycle breathing technique - Breathing exercises to help expel phlegm; Common muscular problems with respiratory patients - Upper cross syndrome, muscular fatigue; Treatment of common conditions/injuries and respiratory muscles - Techniques (MET, Spray and stretch, soft tissue massage, exercise prescriptions and mobilisation) & Headaches, rotator cuff tears, facet joint sprains, rib cage release.
This course is for myotherapists and seats are strictly limited.
This event contributes 8 PDPs (Category 1) toward Myotherapy Association Australia Member professional development requirements.
Participants please note: You will be required to bring a stethoscope, therabands and 1kg or 2kg dumbells to the course