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Join us on May 17th and 18th for a practical CME workshop

Join us on May 17th and 18th for a practical CME workshop on Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Instructor: Ashleigh Wallace, Senior Physiotherapist English Institute of Sport, Team GB physiotherapist Rio 2016, Sochi 2014, London 2012, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Location: Valiant Clinic, City Walk, Dubai

Time: 8:30 am – 5 pm (both days) CME Points 11.5 (2018’s award; 2019 application in process)

Cost: AED 1,995 (VAT included)

Lunch will be provided

Ashleigh is an internationally recognized physiotherapist and lecturer with experience working with team Great Britain in the Beijing, London, Sochi and Rio Olympic Games. She uses instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques as part of her treatment of patients (both elite and non-elite athletes) and has trained therapists in this technique across the world, including at the English Institute of Sport.

Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization involves the use of a rigid tool (such as Graston or i-assist) to improve hands-on skills by magnifying sensation of touch, detecting involved areas of the kinetic chain more efficiently, reaching areas of increased depth, whilst importantly conserving the therapist’s own joints. Instruments work to detect and amplify the feel of soft tissue restrictions to the hands similar to the way in which a stethoscope amplifies the sound of a heartbeat.

The course involves two days of in-depth study of the range of techniques used in IASTM in a small group (maximum 14 attendees) with hands-on input from Ashleigh. There will be a discussion of cases and time to practice extensively under supervision leaving the practitioner confident to apply the learned techniques on their patient population after leaving the course. Ashleigh is an advocate of continued learning and there is the opportunity after the course to submit a case study as well as ongoing email and text support for course attendees to address any questions arising as practitioners apply their new skills.

This course is suitable for physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, and sports medicine physicians who wish to expand their range of hands-on skills.

To find out more or to register for this course, please email:corporate@valiant.ae or call 800 VALIANT (825 4268)

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