THE NEUROFASCIAL FOOT

about the course

Try this — before a walk or run, take a few minutes to massage just one of your feet. Then see how your body moves and feels. You are likely to feel a difference between the sides, not just in the foot, but in all the places under that foot’s influence. Which turns out to be many places.

 

A combination of structural behavior and neurofascial self-regulation causes the foot to be a dynamic bridge between body and ground. How does the brain integrate foot sensation with walking/running? How does the nervous system regular inflammation and blood flow in the foot?

 

What should be done when these systems functions poorly?

 

That’s what this hands-on class covers: The nerves and neural behavior of the foot and how these interact with its mechanics. We will also learn some useful principles for assessment & treatment of the foot.

 

 

info and skills covered

  • What is ‘health’ in this system? Principles of neurofascial physiology

  • What can go wrongCommon conditions viewed through a neurofascial lens

  • Movement Experiments: Foot anatomy & mechanics

  • Palpation:  Innervation & Inflammatory behavior of the foot

  • Generally useful Assessment & Treatment Techniques with a neurofascial aim

 

continuing education certification

ONLINE

  • This 3-hour Continuing Education class is open to all healthcare practitioners licensed in Manual/Massage Therapy

IN-PERSON

  • This 5-hour Continuing Education class is open to all healthcare practitioners licensed in Manual/Massage Therapy.

  • Other practitioners are welcome to join for the first 2 hours of class. (i.e. Movement Teachers, Allied Healthcare Practitioners, and body nerds).

Both meet the WA state CE requirements for physical therapy and massage therapy.

upcoming classes

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date

Saturday January 16th, 2022

11:00AM - 4:00PM

class format

In-Person with Livestreamed Option for Virtual Attendees

physical location

Good Shepherd Center

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Ste 300

Seattle, WA 98103

what to expect

There are two methods for attending this class: virtually and physically. Please read the ticket descriptions during checkout and choose the best option for yourself.

Once registered, attendees will:

  • receive pre-class videos via email to watch in preparation
     

  • option 1: virtual (11am-1pm)
    a Zoom link will be provided for a livestreamed class with lecture, demo, and QA session

     

  • option 2: in-person (11am-4pm) 
    attend class which includes the above lecture, a 1 hour lunch break, and a 2 hour hands-on demo/practice session 

     

  • receive a follow-up quiz to grant you a Continuing Education Certificate for completion

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The foot as a fascial tensor