October 24, 2012 - November 14, 201210 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Fleet Landing
New! This course focuses on managing chronic pain through the use of Myofascial Release Treatment (MFR), a non-invasive pain management technique. Students will learn about the conditions that would benefit from this type of treatment such as back, neck and jaw (TMJ) pain, sciatica, headaches, whiplash, fibromyalgia, adhesions, carpal tunnel syndrome, frozen shoulder and osteoarthritis among others. Participants will gain an understanding of the fascial system in our body and learn about appropriate stretching techniques to manage pain. Required reading: Participants will be expected to review information about Myofascial Release therapy on www.myofascialrelease.com.
Course Fee: $15
Darly Thoppil is an occupational therapist and is the owner and president of Revive Rehab, Inc. She is extremely passionate about her work in the field of therapy. With more than 19 years of experience, she has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, school systems, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities. Her major focus has been in neurological rehabilitation and pain management. She completed her NDT training in 1998 at Loma Linda University, California, from Waleed Al-Oboudi and also completed her Myofascial Release (MFR) training with John F. Barnes, author and authority on Myofascial Release. Darly believes that MFR is one of the best non-invasive techniques used for pain management in the healthcare field today.
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