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VHSF Labs

New Labs are in the works!

 Summer and Fall 2024

The Kinetic Chain Approach 
September 21st & 22nd

Saturday

8:00 am-4:00 pm

  1.  Overview of the kinetic chain

    • Linked system

    • Ripple effect

    • Proximal control for distal activity

  2. Kinetic Chain Biomechanics 

    • Throwing

    • Musician 

    • Worker

  3. Evaluation 

    • Lower extremity movement assessment

    • Lower extremity ROM/Flexibility

    • Hip strength/force

    • Core stability

    • Thoracic spine

    • Cervical spine

    • Shoulder girdle ROM/flexibility

    • Shoulder girdle strength/force

    • Posture: Static and dynamic

    • Movement analysis (FMS)

Sunday

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  1. Rehabilitation 

    • Kinetic Chain guiding principles

    • Phases/stages of rehabilitation

    • Functional training approach

    • Movement system approach

    • Neuromuscular control

    • Neurocognitive training

    • Return to activity, work, sport Case Studies 

Enrollment Fee: $650.00
 

LOCATION: CEDAR CREST COLLEGE

ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

 Faculty

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Mike Mueller, OTR/L, CHT
VHSF Faculty

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Mirella Deisher, OTD, MS,  OTR/L, CHT
VHSF Founder & Faculty

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Diagnosis-Based Lab 
TBD

Saturday

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Distal Radius Fracture

  • Evaluation

  • Wound & Scar Management 

  • Modalities

  • Manual Techniques

  • Taping Techniques

  • Orthotic Fabrication

  • Therapeutic Exercise

  • Ergonomics

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Break

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Proximal Phalanx Fracture

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  • Evaluation

  • Wound & Scar Management

  • Modalities

  • Manual Techniques

  • Taping Techniques

  • Orthotic Fabrication

  • Therapeutic Exercise

  • Ergonomics

Sunday

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Flexor Tendon Injury

Extensor Tendon Injury

  • Evaluation

  • Wound & Scar Management

  • Modalities

  • Manual Techniques

  • Taping Techniques

  • Orthotic Fabrication

  • Therapeutic Exercise

  • Ergonomics

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Break

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

SL Ligament Tear

Elbow Fracture Dislocation

  • Evaluation

  • Wound & Scar Management

  • Modalities

  • Manual Techniques

  • Taping Techniques

  • Orthotic Fabrication

  • Therapeutic Exercise

  • Ergonomics

Two day: $650.00
 

LOCATION: CEDAR CREST COLLEGE

ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

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 Faculty

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Mirella Deisher, OTD, MS,  OTR/L, CHT
VHSF Founder & Faculty

Essential Skills Lab 
TBD

Saturday

 

8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Introduction

Principles of Orthotic Fabrication

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Orthotic Fabrication

  • Dynamic Wrist Extension Orthosis

  • MP Dynamic Extension Orthosis

  • Ulnar Gutter 

  • Radial Gutter 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Orthotic Fabrication

  • Ulnar Based Muenster 

  • Radial-Based Muenster 

  • Posterior Elbow 

  • Static Progressive  Elbow Extension

Sunday

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Joint Mobilizations 101

  • Hand to Shoulder

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Differential Diagnosis

  • Hand to Cervical Spine

LOCATION: CEDAR CREST COLLEGE

ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

One day: $400.00
Two day: $650.00
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 Faculty

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Mirella Deisher, OTD, MS,  OTR/L, CHT
VHSF Founder & Faculty

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