The NOTA 2019 Conference was a great success! Look back soon for a summary of the conference. THANK YOU to all that attended! We hope you left with fresh ideas and a greater passion for your profession!

Myofascial Basics for Healthcare Professionals

August 24th 9:00AM to 4:30PM (7 Contact Hours of Education)

Limited to 12 participants per session.  $130.  Light lunch and snacks provided.

This workshop introduces myofascial release principles and techniques. The primary functions of the fascial system will be discussed along with when the fascia can become dysfunctional causing movement restrictions and pain.  After discussing the primary application principles of myofascial release, we will practice several basic patient care and self-care techniques appropriate for traditional healthcare settings. We’ll wrap up with a case study and discussion.

This workshop is appropriate for all licensed healthcare providers and students.

After completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

· Articulate the primary functions of the fascial system.

· Apply core myofascial principles to common problems with the neck and back.

· Effectively apply basic techniques for the neck, shoulders, back and hips.

· Design a basic self-care program for fascial focused stretching

Instructor: Amy has been using myofascial techniques to help people with pain for 26 years.  She is an advanced myofascial release practitioner using the John F. Barnes technique and a certified yoga instructor.  She combines this skill with her doctorate level training as an occupational therapist.  During her career she has been recognized for her excellence in teaching, and leadership in wellness programming.  Her passion is assisting people with breaking the pain cycle and empowering them to take control over their pain with practical strategies that easily mesh with everyday life.

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Certificate of attendance provided. If questions, contact Amy at [email protected]

One Hour CEU Speaker

Do you have a passion to share your knowledge of occupational therapy with your fellow OTs, OTAs, and Students? If so, we welcome you to complete our one hour CEU speaker interest form. What a great way to share with others in our state!

One Hour CEU Speaker Interest Form

Helping Hands of Omaha

Helping Hands of Omaha located at Innovative Prosthetics is a pro-bono upper extremity orthopedic clinic who serves individuals with limited access to healthcare. If you know of anyone who would benefit from these services please click below or call 402-644-1162 with any questions.

 Helping Hands of Omaha