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When?

Friday, March 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT
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Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Where?

Plymouth State University 
Human Performance Ctr
Room W219
17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
 

 
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Kathy Hebert 
MSK Masters 
704-247-7269 
mskmastersinfo@gmail.com 

 

FACULTY
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Steve Coppola

Dr. Steven Coppola

Randy Moore_ DC_ RDMS_ RMSK

Dr. Randy Moore

AGENDA

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MSK Ultrasound Training with

Trigger Point/Dry Needling Instruction 

MSK Masters announces collaboration with Dr. Steve Coppola of Coppola Physical Therapy to provide diagnostic hands-on training using MSK ultrasound.

By providing a 3-Step approach to learning MSK diagnostic scanning and image reading, the course also presents the application of dry needling. Ultrasound imaging specifically identifies myofascial trigger points, specific myotendinous anatomy that can then be accurately targeted for dry needling procedures.  Focused and targeted treatment yields optimal outcomes and significantly elevates the physical therapist level of certainty of providing superior treatment.

**NOTE: The focus of this 2-day hands-on workshop is on MSK ultrasound scanning and imaging techniques. If you are not interested in the dry needling portion, you will still gain valuable instruction and practice scanning the musculoskeletal system.

More Information

CEUs are offered for each course.

This course is one in a series of 4 planned courses. Additional courses are below:

March 20-21         Upper Extremities
May 29-30            Lower Extremities
July 31 - Aug. 1    Spine
TBD                      MSK Ultrasound certificate

Who Attends?

Physical therapists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and all healthcare professionals interested in learning musculoskeletal imaging with ultrasound.

Objectives

  • Develop MSK imaging skills for the upper extremities
  • Demonstrate and participate in practicing scanning protocols for diagnostic exams
  • Learn normal sono-anatomy in the upper extremities.
  • Learn diagnostic imaging for upper extremities 
  • Be exposed to proper probe placement, patient positioning and scan protocols
  • Be able to describe and produce “in-plane” and “out of plane” ultrasound guided techniques
  • Learn ultrasound guided injection techniques specific for each region
  • Understand the clinical presentation of neuromuscular dysfunction
  • Demonstrate competency with MSK ultrasound guidance combined with dry needling
  • Question/Answer time with faculty