Treating without Pain: Hand Therapy Treatment Concepts (Hybrid Online CE course)

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Includes Taping, IASTM, Joint Alignment, Cupping and more 
8 contact hour hybrid CE course

Complete these learning activities before participating in a live 2-hour Virtual Zoom Classroom:

  • 5 1/2 hours of recorded lectures and demonstrations of treatment techniques
  • independent IASTM lab
  • case study assignment

Choose a date for your Virtual Zoom Classroom to problem solve cases, scenarios, learn taping techniques, and navigate treating your patients without pain.

Kinesio Tape for use during the Interactive Virtual Classroom will be mailed to you.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS - Read Before Registering
  • computer/tablet with speakers and good internet access to view course videos
  • computer/tablet with webcam, microphone and speakers or Smartphone will be needed to participate in Zoom Interactive Classroom session with instructor
  • email access for communication about the course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS - Read Before Registering

As a requirement of this course, you will need to:

  • have access to some KinesioTape. KinesioTape for the Zoom Interactive Classroom will be mailed to you at the mailing address that you provided during registration.
  • have access to another person to practice IASTM techniques during independent lab session.
  • have access to another person, if possible, during the Zoom interactive Classroom, to apply KinesioTaping applications.
  • view recorded lectures and demonstrations prior to attending required Zoom Interactive Classroom.
  • submit a case study about a challenging patient and be prepared to discuss during Zoom Interactive Classroom.
  • participate in a scheduled 2-hour Zoom meeting with the instructor discussing case studies, taping applications, treatment techniques and Question and Answer session.
  • complete post-test with a passing score of 80%.

Course Overview

This hybrid online combined concepts course will give you new techniques that can be used immediately with numerous “take home” tips and pearls. Includes many demonstrations of treatment techniques and video evidence for the concept of “Treating without Pain”.

Focus on the 4 S’s: Skin, Swelling, Scar and Sensation, as well as joint alignment and balance. Explore innovative techniques on how to improve joint ROM, eliminate pain, and eliminate compensation patterns for faster outcomes. Current research will be included to support these concepts.

This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.

Who Can Attend
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Certified Hand Therapists
  • Certified Athletic Trainers

Proof of Professional License or Certification is required during registration. This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.

What you will learn

Course Objectives:

After completion of this course, therapist will be able to:

  • Identify 3 Movement With Motion (MWM) components to increase range of motion for a patient with a fractured finger.
  • List 2 Agonist and Antagonist muscle relationships in a patient with Tennis Elbow
  • Develop a treatment plan, including taping, cupping and IASTM strokes to enhance movement and space in a patient with a wrist fracture
  • Given a patient with ECU Tendonitis, create a treatment plan including 2 appropriate taping techniques
  • Identify 2 strengthening exercises to reduce pain in a patient with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CE Credits

8 contact hours, includes 6 hours of online video lectures, patient demonstrations, and assignments, plus 2-hour interactive Virtual Classroom (Zoom) hosted by the instructor, Alison Taylor, OTR/L, CHT, CKTI, NDTc.

This hybrid online course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm accuracy of this list and acceptance of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE.

Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as:

  • AOTA approved provider of OT and OTA continuing education (#6177)
  • approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy.
  • approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by IDFPR/ Illinois Board of Physical Therapy (#216000227).

The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs.

Ohio Physical Therapy Association: This course has been approved by the Ohio PT Association for 8 contact hours. Approval #20S0847. (Course must be taken between 10-16-2020 and 10-16-2021)