2020 AMTA Montana Convention, Got Back? NeuroMuscularTherapy Essentials for the Back
1801 Majestic Lane
Neuromuscular Therapy for Back Pain, 16 CEU’s
Back pain is one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor and a primary reason for missed workdays. This 16 CE contact hours course will discuss influencing factors and underlying causes of myofascial pain and dysfunction in the lower back. This foundation will include clear and thorough presentations of muscular and structural anatomy of the lumbar and pelvic regions. We will also consider “red flags” of Pathologies associated with low back pain and dysfunction such as spondylosis, scoliosis, acute and chronic injury and trauma, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis and other degenerative conditions. Treatment methods will be included for selected muscles of the lower back using classic Neuromuscular Therapy American Version Techniques.
Since Judith DeLany, LMT, became a NeuroMuscular Therapist in 1984, she has emerged as a leading pioneer in the field of NMT. As a result of over three decades as a clinician and educator, Judith has refined and developed methods of teaching NMT American version™. She is the founder and director of the International Academy of NeuroMuscular Therapies, a certifying body that sets standards for the training of healthcare practitioners in the use of NMT. She is the Director of the NMT Center, an educational/training organization that produces NMT events nationwide and internationally for the healthcare industries. Practitioners and support staff in the fields of massage therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, athletic training, chiropractic, dentistry and medical offices all benefit from the curriculum and hands-on techniques of the NMT seminars. The NMT Center school program, developed by DeLany, incorporates NMT into school curricula so that the student graduates massage school fully trained and certified in NMT.
As an internationally recognized speaker on such topics as chronic pain and myofascial pain and dysfunction, Judith has served as a presenter and/or keynote speaker at numerous conventions and conferences in various fields of medicine. She has been awarded recognition for legislative work as well as outstanding instruction.
Friday April 24, 2020
Saturday April 25, 2020
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lunch included in registration fee for both days.