This course is approved for 8-9 CEUs. Click here for number of CEUs approved for your state.
This 8-hour course builds on the principles covered in the introductory IASTM course. Using a case-study lab-focused teaching format, advanced treatment strokes are introduced and problem solving skills are emphasized. This course includes the utilization of motion with IASTM and multi regional treatment concepts. At the end of the course, attendees will take an exam for a certification in Level II: Advanced IASTM.
Attendance of an introductory course, at least 8 hours in length, is mandatory before attending this course.
At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
1. Choose appropriate IASTM treatments for movement dysfunctions resulting from but not limited to: hyper- or hypo- facilitated muscle tissue, fascia restrictions, joint stiffness, scar adhesions, and pain limited movement loss.
2. Choose all appropriate strokes from a list of basic IASTM strokes to be used for problem-solving various case scenarios.
3. Choose from additional advanced IASTM strokes to be used for problem-solving various case studies.
4. Apply motion during IASTM treatment to enhance treatment outcomes.
Who Should Attend+
In order to attend a HawkGrips IASTM course, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria:
1. Completed a minimum of 80 course hours of anatomy and physiology
2. Have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and relevant physiology
3. Be able within the scope of professional practice to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions
4. Have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts required) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ATC, CHT, CLT, DC, DO, DOM, MD, MT, ND, OT, OTA, PT, PTA, RN.
For other relevant credentials please contact HawkGrips to verify eligibility.
- Introductory course review and documentation
- Lecture format to review basic concepts covered in the introductory course
- Current literature review
- Documentation using appropriate billing codes: manual therapy vs. neuromuscular re-education
- Shoulder (anterior, posterior, superficial and deep structures) case study lab
- Interventions addressing the RC insertions, subscapularis, long head of the biceps
- Scapular mobilization and scapular stabilizers
- Integration motion into treatment
- Cervical and upper thoracic case study lab
- Suboccipitals and OA release
- Anterior neck including the scalenes and sternocleidomastoid
- Deep cervical flexors
- Elbow and basic hand case study lab
- Introduction of tack & mobilize strokes
- Adding motion with treatment to enhance tendon gliding
- Addressing the soft tissue of the hand and elbow
- Lumbar and post hip/hamstrings case study lab
- Multiple tools and body regions selected to highlight muscle interfaces and planes
- Emphasis on tool selection based on body contours, depth of target tissue, and size of target area
- Movement with treatment emphasized
- Non-optimal treatment surfaces of tools introduced to modulate treatment effect
- IT band/lateral thigh, medial thigh, adductors, and knee case study lab
- Use of all tool surfaces for advanced strokes of tack & mobilization, filleting with motion, and stretching with treatment emphasized
- Shearing of tissue along the IT band/vastus lateralis interface to enhance mobility
- Using flat surfaces and edge of tool to assist in knee extension – tool mobilization with motion emphasized
- Lower leg, foot & ankle case study lab
- Fascia torsion stroke for deep calf tissue work
- Tissue shearing with stretch
- Filleting strokes with motion along tissue planes
- Putting it All Together
- Complex patient problem-solving lab – Group review, course wrap up
Course - Level II: Advanced IASTM - Hayward CA - September 8th, 2019
IMPORTANT! If you choose a Level I and Level II course bundle, you will only see the Level II course date during checkout.
You’ll receive a registration email after checkout with both course dates.