Continuing Education Archives | BeneFIT PT

20 May 17
Spring into a 5K!

Now that the weather is turning warmer and the days are getting longer again, it is a good time to start thinking about heading outside to exercise.  Spring time is a great time to get back into running and a great way to stay motivated with a new running program is to create a goal […]

10 Apr 14
CEU Corner: McKenzie Part E

This Past weekend our two Physical Therapists attended the McKenzie Institute’s the Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: The Human Extremities course.  This particular course takes the fundamental mechanical diagnosis and treatment principles of the spine and applies them to the various joints of our arms and legs in an effort to establish a systematic evaluative process […]

25 Mar 14
CEU Corner: Kinesio taping (KT3 & KT4)

Last month Dr. Ireland attended the 2 day Kinesio Taping course consisting of KT1: Fundamental Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the second being KT2: Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method. Afterwards, he began to apply what he had learned over that time frame to effectively use kinesiotape on patients […]

11 Mar 14
CEU Corner: The SFMA

The SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) is a comprehensive assessment utilized to classify movement patterns and help direct treatment interventions. It is a system that helps rehabilitation professionals incorporate movement pattern baselines into their current musculoskeletal examination. In so doing it helps the clinician identify individual movement pattern deficiencies and any provocation of pain with […]

25 Feb 14
Continuing Education Corner (CEU Corner)

One of the hallmarks of Physical Therapy is our education. Nowadays most PT schools offer either a 5 or 6 year program that culminates in the clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). However, once a student graduates their studying doesn’t end. Within the first 3 months or so a Physical Therapist will have to sit […]