Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Quadrilateral Space Syndrome. Pronator Syndrome.
These are the classics that you may be aware of, but peripheral nerve entrapments are the root causes of pain more than you may think. In fact, most practitioners encounter these in some form or fashion on a weekly basis.
This unique course offering takes our FAKTR concepts and applies them to the assessment and treatment of peripheral nerve entrapments–de-mystifying these syndromes and providing you with treatments you can apply immediately on Monday morning.
In the video above, our Director of Education, Dr. Todd Riddle sat down with our two FAKTR PNE instructors to discuss the new course and answer important questions regarding these common patient presentations.
Click here to learn more about our FAKTR PNE course and view upcoming course dates.
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If you've ever played a sport, you are well aware of the constant hunger that seems to plague young athletes. Pre-game meals are a ritual for many teams and often times these dinners are loaded with high-carbohydrate, high-calorie items aimed at providing the fuel needed for game play.
But aside from these team meals, are many of these athletes putting any thought into how they fuel their bodies outside of the hours right before the "big game?"
As a an educator and conservative manual practitioner, words really matter to me. When I’m teaching, it’s just as important for practitioners and students to understand why they’re performing a particular treatment and what they’re affecting as it is for them to understand the how of the treatment application.
And, I would also argue, using the correct choice of words is imperative when it comes to conveying information, whether you’re speaking to patients or other practitioners.
For example; you may have heard a doctor or therapist rationalizes using myofascial release or instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation to “break up scar tissue” or “break up adhesions.”
But what does this even mean?