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IOCH provides courses that prepare you to meet and exceed the expectations of international standards for clinical practice in the treatment of pain and movement. Our coursework is designed to help you navigate a contemporary perspective of movement and pain, expand critical thinking skills, develop confidence with uncertainty, and build effective treatment plans for cases that range from simple to complex.

Current Online Offerings

Unlock the flexibility to learn at your own pace with our captivating online courses

Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation (HRF-FU) - 15 Hours

This course provides a broad overview and practical application of contemporary pain science, movement science, manual therapy, communication, and behavior change utilizing a biopsychosocial process-based framework called the Human Framework Rehabilitation (HRF). The HRF is presented as transdiagnostic alternative to diagnosis classification and protocol for movement and rehabilitation specialists. This course work is a blend of lecture, lab, and case studies to maximize clinical application.

15 Hours | Online and In Person Offerings Available

 

  1. To introduce the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) as a biopsychosocial process-based treatment approach for rehabilitation.
  2. To provide an overview of current science-based knowledge related to pain science, movement, and manual therapy.
  3. Identify the nine biopsychosocial flexibility/inflexibility processes associated with the HRF
  4. To discuss how the HRF integrates into the Extended Evolutionary Meta Model (EEMM) as it relates to the concepts facilitating behavior change which can be translated to patients as well as across different disciplines.
  5. Discuss the importance of viewing movement and posture within a functional contextualism perspective.
  6. Summarize the three categories of HRF biopsychosocial processes you can immediately implement in your clinical practice.

Online Course – $625

In Person Course – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

Focus on Psychological Flexibility Skills for the HRF (HRF-ACT) - 15 Hours

This course is designed to explore and apply the six core Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) psychological flexibility processes within the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF). This highly specialized course seamlessly blends expert-led lectures, practical skills development, and comprehensive case studies, all aimed at optimizing the clinical application of psychological flexibility skills. By actively participating in this multifaceted approach, participants will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively integrate ACT principles within the HRF, thereby cultivating psychological flexibility and enhancing patient outcomes.

15 Hours | Online and In Person Offerings Available

  1. Understand Core Concepts – Introduce participants to the fundamentals of psychological flexibility, the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
  2. Develop Practical Skills – Equip participants with evidence-based skills in psychological flexibility for use in clinical and personal settings.
  3. Explore Models and Theories – Familiarize participants with the EEMM and EEMM-HRF models, functional analysis, multilevel selection theory, applied evolutionary science, and network theory.
  4. Examine Real-world Applications – Discuss actual clinical cases and explore different ACT variants to demonstrate the practical utility of the course material.
  5. Introduce Prosocial Concepts – Explore the progression of individual development toward shared purpose and vision, focusing on collective action and co-evolution as outlined by the Prosocial Core Processes.
  6. Explore Cutting-Edge Developments in Clinical Decision-Making – Examine how EEMM-HRF, idiographic analysis, and emerging technologies are reshaping the future of clinical reasoning and skillful interventions.

Online Course – $625

In Person Course – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

Complete the PSMP Certification

The Process-Based Specialist in Movement and Pain (PSMP) certification program enhances clinician competence, critical thinking, and comfort using the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF). This scientifically backed, person-centered framework champions a transdisciplinary and transdiagnostic approach, offering comprehensive solutions to a wide range of movement and pain problems. Be at the forefront of this revolutionary approach by completing our PSMP certification program and set a new standard in movement and pain rehabilitation.

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HRF– Upper Quarter Applications Course (HRF-UQ) - 7.5 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF– Lower Quarter Applications Course (HRF-LQ) - 7.5 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the lower extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the lower extremity to be covered includes:

  • Foot/Ankle
  • Knee
  • Hip
  • Lumbopelvic and
  • Lower thoracic

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the lower quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the lower quarter.

Lower Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

The HRF Evaluation (HRF-Eval) - 7.5 Hours

***This course requires successful completion of A Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation Course

This in-depth course helps participants gain a comprehensive understanding of the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) approach to evaluation. You will learn from experts through lectures, labs, simulations, and case studies that foster clinical application. You will also acquire the skills and competencies to perform thorough and effective evaluations using the HRF. This course offers a transformative learning experience that enhances your evaluation processes in professional clinical settings, enabling you to improve patient care and outcomes.

7.5 Hours | Online and In Person Offerings Available

  1. Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the principles, methodologies, and assessment tools used in the evaluation processes within the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF).
  2. Develop proficiency in applying the HRF approach to conduct comprehensive evaluations, considering patients’ physical, psychological, and social functioning.
  3. Enhance critical thinking skills by analyzing real play evaluations and case studies within the HRF framework to make informed clinical judgments and treatment recommendations.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills in conveying evaluation findings to patients, fostering shared decision-making and active patient participation in the rehabilitation journey.
  5. Utilize evaluation data within the HRF framework to identify factors influencing patients’ functional limitations, pain experiences, movement impairments, and psychosocial factors, informing personalized and targeted rehabilitation interventions.

In Person Course – $349

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Focus Course (HRF-Focus) - 15 Hours

***This course requires successful completion of A Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation Course

This in-depth course focuses on theoretical and practical aspects associated with nine fundamental biopsychosocial processes of the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF). By combining lectures, laboratory sessions, and real-world case studies, participants will develop the skills to integrate these processes into clinical practice, fostering a comprehensive approach to patient care. Hands-on exercises and case studies bridge theory and practice, equipping participants with the knowledge to deliver better precision-based care.

15 Hours | Online Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

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HRF Movement boundary Intensive (HRF-MB) - 7.5 Hours

***This course requires successful completion of A Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation Course

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides participants with guided and supervised instruction in the application of the Human Rehabilitation Framework’s (HRF) Movement Boundary principles. This highly specialized course focuses on the integration of the Movement Boundary metaphor within the domains of movement, manual therapy, and symptomology. The course curriculum combines knowledge gained from prior HRF coursework with immersive laboratory sessions, and in-depth case studies, creating a dynamic learning environment that maximizes clinical application. Through a blend of evidence-based lectures, interactive labs, and real-world case studies, participants will gain the necessary skills to effectively apply the Movement Boundary strategies within their clinical practice.

7.5 Hours | Online and In Person Offerings Available

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of movement variability strategies within the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF), including its theoretical foundations and practical applications in the domains of movement, manual therapy, and symptomology.
  2. Enhance practical skills through supervised and guided laboratory sessions, effectively applying the principles of movement variability strategies to movement analysis, manual therapy interventions, and symptom assessment.
  3. Maximize clinical application by integrating movement variability strategies into comprehensive treatment planning, effectively bridging theory and practice to optimize patient outcomes and enhance the quality of care provided.
  4. Develop proficiency in effectively communicating and explaining the concepts and applications of movement variability to patients, fostering their understanding and active engagement in the rehabilitation process.
  5. Explore and critically assess emerging research and advancements related to movement variability, integrating evidence-based practices and staying at the forefront of knowledge in the field of human rehabilitation.

Online Course – $349

In Person Course – $349

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Capacity Intensive (HRF-CAP) - 7.5 Hours

***This course requires successful completion of A Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation Course

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides a guided and supervised approach to exploring the Human Rehabilitation Framework’s (HRF) Capacity Processes. This specialized program is thoughtfully crafted to enhance comprehension and application within the realms of movement, manual therapy, and symptomology. The course curriculum combines knowledge gained from prior HRF coursework with immersive laboratory sessions, and in-depth case studies, creating a dynamic learning environment that maximizes clinical application. Through a blend of evidence-based lectures, interactive labs, and real-world case studies, participants will gain the necessary skills to effectively apply the Capacity strategies within their clinical practice.

7.5 Hours | Online and In Person Offerings Available

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of loaded capacity strategies within the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF), including its theoretical foundations and practical applications in the domains of movement, manual therapy, and symptomology.
  2. Enhance practical skills through supervised and guided laboratory sessions, effectively applying the principles of loaded capacity strategies to movement analysis, manual therapy interventions, and symptom assessment.
  3. Maximize clinical application by integrating loaded capacity strategies into comprehensive treatment planning, effectively bridging theory and practice to optimize patient outcomes and enhance the quality of care provided.
  4. Develop proficiency in effectively communicating and explaining the concepts and applications of loaded capacity to patients, fostering their understanding and active engagement in the rehabilitation process.
  5. Explore and critically assess emerging research and advancements related to loaded capacity, integrating evidence-based practices and staying at the forefront of knowledge in the field of human rehabilitation.

Online Course – $349

In Person Course – $349

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

Manual Therapy in Human Rehabilitation Reimagined (HRF-NEI) - 15 Hours

***This course requires successful completion of A Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation Course

This course is a lab dominant course designed to allow students to have a guided and supervised approach to the Human Rehabilitation Framework’s loading capacity processes as it relates to movement, manual therapy, and symptomology. This course work is a blend of lecture, lab and case studies to maximize clinical application.

15 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Enable participants to proficiently evaluate patient movement, manual therapy needs, and symptomology through the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework, applying contemporary science to understand and improve loading capacity processes.

  2. Equip participants with enhanced critical thinking abilities regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy by viewing these elements through the lens of the Human Rehabilitation Framework and the latest scientific insights into movement, pain, and rehabilitation practices.

  3. Amplify the participant’s capacity to navigate the complexities of rehabilitation and patient care, promoting “Confident Ambiguity” when addressing varied and multifaceted patient challenges. This includes fostering a deeper understanding of pain, its impact on patients, and the application of personalized, evidence-based interventions within a biopsychosocial framework.

In Person Course – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Process-Based Pharmacology (HRF-PBP) - 4 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Outcomes, Documentation, and Billing (HRF-Admin) - 3.5 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Condensed Virtual Mentorship 1 (HRF-CVM 1) - 10 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Condensed Virtual Mentorship 2 (HRF-CVM 2) - 10 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Condensed Virtual Mentorship 3 (HRF-CVM-3) - 20 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

HRF Capstone Project - 5 Hours

This course is a lab-intensive 1-day class that provides regional case-based applications of the principles of HRF for the upper extremity. Integration of contemporary neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and social/environmental layers forms the cornerstone of the course. Open-ended discussions regarding the application of Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) in the context of pain, movement, exercise, manual therapy, and the integration of the participants existing skill set will be emphasized. This course is predominantly hands-on and includes navigating movement, exercise, and manual therapy. Participants are expected to have reviewed their Functional Understanding of Human Rehabilitation manual prior to attendance. Regions of the upper extremity to be covered includes:

  • Head and Face
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand

 

7.5 Hours | In Person Only

  1. Assist the participant in the process of evaluating patient movement and pain with emphasis on the upper quarter in the context of the Biopsychosocial Process-Based Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) and contemporary science of movement and pain.
  2. Introduce critical thinking skills regarding movement, exercise, and manual therapy from the perspective of the HRF and contemporary science of movement, manual therapy, and pain.
  3. Increase participant’s ability to develop “Confident Ambiguity” in the face of the complexity of pain in their patient’s lives pain with emphasis on the upper quarter.

Upper Quarter Lab Only – $349

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter Package – $625

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Psychologists, Counselors/Social Workers, Massage Therapists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Osteopaths, Physicians, Rehabilitation Professional Students

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