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Functional Soft Tissue Transformation for the Upper Extremity

Register today for the Functional Soft Tissue Transformation for the Upper Extremity continuing education course. This seminar is open to PT, PTA, OT, OTA, Athletic Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, Personal Trainers and Coaches.

  • When: Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16, 2015
  • Where: Finish Line Physical Therapy, 119 W. 23rd St. #304, New York, NY 10011
  • Cost: $695 for the two-day course
  • Course Instructor: Lenny Parracino CMT, FAFS
  • Contact: Michael Conlon, PT, FAFS

Register now by completing the online registration form. You will not be officially registered until we’ve received your payment. Mail checks to: Finish Line Physical Therapy, 119 W. 23rd St. #304, New York, NY 10011. Call the office at (212) 486-8573 to process credit cards.

Register early as space is limited to 20 participants, and this course is expected to fill up.

** BONUS: Come in a day early and join us for the 3D MAPS (Movement Analysis & Performance System) Course on Friday, August 14! More Info

If you are coming from out of town, there are many hotels within a short walking distance from the Finish Line PT office:

Course Description
This innovative, dynamic two-day Live Function course sponsored by the Gray Institute will provide essential principles, strategies, and techniques of Applied Functional Science specifically addressing the upper extremity. During the course, participants will learn a principle-based approach to creating strategies for assessment and testing, prevention, training and rehabilitation to facilitate improved functional thresholds.

This course is designed to give you practical, objective results that you can use immediately. It will include ample time on assessing and addressing function utilizing a simple-to-follow systemic formula, including live case studies. Attendees will spend hands-on time adding to their assessment skills both globally and locally (on the table, off the table) and learning a “melt-mold-move” continuum to apply to the identified functional dysfunction.

Course Structure
The course is designed to be 95% hands-on; learn-by-doing, therefore strengthening your practical day-to-day skill-set. Wear comfortable clothes to move and be moved. Because we’ll be focusing on the upper extremity, tank tops (or sports bras for women) are recommended.

The schedule for each day includes:

7:30-7:45 a.m.: Registration
8:00-10:00 a.m.: Unifying principles of human movement
10:00-11:00 a.m.: Assessment techniques
11:00 a.m.-Noon: Soft tissue techniques
Noon-1:00 p.m.: Lunch Break
1:00-5:00 p.m.: Soft tissue techniques
5:00-6:00 p.m.: Putting it all together: practical case study examples

About the Instructor
Lenny Parracino has spent over 25 years serving the health industry as an international lecturer and an Integrative Practitioner with a background in manual/soft-tissue, nutritional and movement therapy. Lenny has performed over 300 lectures/workshops and has written educational materials and consulted/lectured in the fitness/therapy industry and for various medical organizations around the world. Lenny has earned his degree in Health Science, is a Fellow of Applied Functional Science, holds a California certification/license to practice soft tissue therapy, and holds a certification in nutritional therapy. As a full-time clinician, he integrates an eclectic approach of functional therapy with Dr. Vince Guagliano and Dr. Carina Escudero at AIM Sports Medicine in Hermosa Beach, California.