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Making Connections - Manual Therapy For The Nervous System In Pain

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Making Connections - Manual Therapy For The Nervous System In Pain

Making Connections - Manual Therapy For The Nervous System In Pain

This course includes
26:12 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion

Course Description:

This course introduces the concept of dermoneuromodulating as a means of “hacking” the nervous system by persuading it to “reboot”. Diane Jacobs reviews brain and spinal cord evolution and how it relates to a pain experience. Participants will gain a better understanding of neural pathways, how they might be harmed by mechanical deformation and “hacked” with therapeutic touch. Upon completing this course, anyone with a license to touch people who treats patients in pain will have a roadmap for setting up a successful “hack” to resolve pain problems.

Course Objectives

Can manual therapy "hack" the nervous system and change a patient's pain experience?

In this course, participants will explore answers to the following questions:

  • How can I deal with a new patient in pain?
  • How did the nervous system evolve to what it is today?
  • What is tunnel syndrome, and how does mechanical deformation impact nerves?
  • What are the non-specific effects of manual therapy?
  • What is "descending modulation"?

Who Is This Course For: 

This course is relevant to all healthcare professionals.  

The instructors
Diane Jacobs
Diane Jacobs graduated from U. Sask with a physiotherapy diploma in 1971, started using manual therapy in1983, and went solo in 1994. She has been interested in pain science and working cutaneous nerves into the manual therapy story since 1998; she calls this ‘dermoneuromodulating’. She helped to found the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Pain Science Division in 2009 and served on it until 2014. In 2016 she published a book, DermoNeuroModulating. Her time is spent treating, writing, teaching internationally, and presenting. 
Course Material included in this course
  • Making Connections
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Resources and What's Next
  • Review Quiz
  • Feedback
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