Evaluation of the Thoracic Spine: An Integrative Approach


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Saturday, February 3
Registration: 7:30 a.m
Course: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

St. Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Non-CHS Professionals: – $125
CHS Employees: – $50
St. Charles Employees - No Charge

(Lunch is provided)


Dr. Mark Gugliotti, PT, DPT,MS, BSc, OCS, COMT, Diplomat, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

This manual therapy workshop will focus on the thoracic spine with an integrative approach to evaluation. This course is designed to provide clinicians with a brief overview of theory, rationale, and principles of thoracic spine. A review terminology and functional anatomy of the thoracic spine will be presented. Normal osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion will also be discussed in detail. Components of a comprehensive thoracic spine examination will be demonstrated. Select treatment interventions incorporating mobilization, Muscle Energy Technique (MET), and thrust will be provided. This course is designed for clinicians working in an orthopedic manual therapy practice setting.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants: This program has been approved by the NYS Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy for 7 Contact Hours (.7 CEU’s)

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