Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

by Human Kinetics

Welcome to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Management. This course is part of the Positional Release Therapy Video Series by Human Kinetics. The content of this course is geared to provide continuing education credits for health care professionals, such as athletic trainers and physical therapists, who utilize manual therapy to alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome in their patients. 

Indications 

· Acute, subacute, and chronic pain 

· Neuropathic pain 

· Somatic referred pain 

· Muscle spasm 

· Tissue hypertonicity 

· Range of motion deficit 

· Joint hypomobility 

· Fibromyalgia 

· Central sensitization syndrome 

· Peripheral sensitization 

· Postconcussion syndrome 

· Headache 

· Myofascial pain syndrome 

· Cumulative trauma 

· Lymphatic compromise 

· Hypoperfusion 

· Muscular weakness 

· Visceral dysfunction 

Contraindications 

· Absolute 

· Open wounds 

· Acute nerve root compression 

· Infection 

· Deep vein thrombosis 

· Pain or neurologic symptomology during treatment 

· Healing fracture 

· Aneurysm 

· Acute rheumatory conditions 

· Hematoma 

· Acute concussion 

· Relative 

· Herniated disc 

· Vertebral stenosis 

· Sutures 

· History of motor neuron disease 

Precaution 

Monitor the patient during marked cervical extension for vertebral artery compression signs

Learning Objectives 

1. Articulate at least three factors that may contribute to the development of thoracic outlet syndrome. 

2. Demonstrate at least two key positional release therapy (PRT) techniques for treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome. 

3. Provide a rationale for the implementation of PRT in a treatment regimen for thoracic outlet syndrome.

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Course Info

Updated
Jun 04, 2020
Duration
01:32
REPs UAE
1.00
Level
Advanced
Price
$ 59.00

Teacher

Human Kinetics

Human Kinetics