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  Just Breathe 101 Part 5: Altered Breathing Patterns and the Effects on the Spine and Trunk

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CEUs: .125 FL/AL OT Live 20-715686
Contact Hours: 1.25 NBCOT ® 1.5 PDUs

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An in-depth discussion of the functions and the consequences of dysfunction of the diaphragm on trunk control, LBP and postural deviations. Dysfunction of the cervical spine, shoulder, posture will be related to upper thoracic breathing and a dysfunctional diaphragm.

  • Review suboptimal breathing patterns and their effect on the cervical spine and chronic pain.
  • Recognize how the diaphragm can alter the thorocolumbar junction.
  • Identify how the dysfunctional breathing can alter incontinence and spine stability.
  • Differentiate the difference of the deep system and the superficial system in trunk control.
  • Contents:

  • Dysfunction of the diaphragm
  • Diaphragm and thoracic restrictions effects on the posture and stability of the spine
  • Relation to incontinence
  • Balance dysfunction with respiration
  • Upper thoracic breathing dysfunction effects on the UE and Cervical spine
  • Format Movie Presentation
    Price $39.99

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