Michael Shacklock proposed the concept of neurodynamics in 1995 with his paper in the British journal Physiotherapy in which various scientific cornerstones formed a key aspect of clinical practice in physiotherapy and physical therapy neurodynamics practice.
This has been developed on in his book Clinical Neurodynamics, 2005, Elsevier, Oxford in which the whole body is dealt with in diagnosis and treatment of many musculoskeletal syndromes with a neural component.
The courses by Neurodynamic Solutions are based on the philosophy of helping therapists develop their clinical skills and applying them to their patients. This course therefore contains approximately 65% practical and 35% theory.
- 65:35 practical-theory
- strong hands-on and discussional elements
- many new manual techniques for the most significant neural problems seen in musculoskeletal practice
- systematic treatment progressions for radiculopathy (cervical and lumbar), shoulder, elbow and wrist, hip/piriformis, hamstrings and ankle and foot pain.
What You Learn
- understand how nerves move
- painless nerve root mobilisations
- how to exclude neurodynamic disorders
- differentiate between musculoskeletal and neurodynamic components
- make a neurodynamic diagnosis
- technique progressions from low to high functional levels
- how to create, select and perform the best techniques for your patients
- manual precision of neurodynamic technique
- how to detect contraindications for neurodynamic treatment
Improve and develop:
- manual skills, specifically the ability to feel abnormalities in movement related to the nervous system in the upper quarter
- abilities in diagnosis and interpretation of neurodynamic testing and musculoskeletal relationships
- clinician’s repertoire of diagnosis and treatment of techniques
- safety in relation to neurodynamics