Big Stone Therapists Complete EIM’s Management of Cervical & Thoracic Disorders Course

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Therapists from Big Stone Therapies recently completed the Evidence in Motion’s (EIM) Management of Cervical & Thoracic Disorders course on August 17-18 in Ortonville, MN.  Pictured with our therapists is Dr. Mike Walker, EIM instructor.  The course is designed to enhance the therapist’s knowledge and skill level in the evidence-based management of individuals with cervical-thoracic spine and ribcage disorders and dysfunction.

Physical Therapists from Watertown, Morris, Ortonville, Marshall, Sisseton, Baxter, Benson, and Madison in attendance for the course were: Front row: Casey Berg, Norris Anderson, Nic Gigliotti, Jennifer Werwie and Trisha Rieffenberger.  Middle row:  Dr. Mike Walker, Lauren Squinobal, Kim Pearson, Laurie Bachelor, Kirsten Haukom, Wayne Hennen, Neil Feist, Wayne Erickson, Jeff Donatelle, and Wade Fligge.  Back row:  Todd Holdenfield, Casey Grimsrud, Marcie Townsend, Glenda Feist, Sheena Dower and Theresa McNamara.

This lab intensive course focused on the clinical reasoning and hands-on skill development necessary for therapists to effectively integrate manual physical therapy examination and intervention techniques into the clinical management.  The therapists received hands-on demonstration and practice of both examination and selected interventions of cervical and thoracic spine disorders.

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