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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Professional Therapies Northwest has been providing dynamic, quality occupational therapy seminars, physical therapy continuing education, and speech therapy courses throughout the Pacific Northwest since 2004.  2016 courses were well received by attendees and included: Kinesio Taping®, Muscle Energy, Ergonomics, Neurological Vision, TMJ/TMD, Shoulder/Elbow/Wrist/Hand, and UE Splinting!  We are the key provider of Kinesio Taping Association Approved Kinesio Taping®​seminars in the Pacific NW and beyond!   Looking forward to more in 2017!

 

PTNW is committed to providing unique, experiential continuing education workshops and seminars to medical professionals. Our goal is to have fun while promoting excellent learning opportunities!​​​

201​7 schedule

Parkinson's Disease:

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​Parkinson's Disease Update:  Practical and Evidence-Based Rehabilitation

Friday (afternoon) March 3 and Saturday (all day) March 4, 2017 / Seattle (Kirkland), WA

​Instructor:  Ann Zylstra, PT

Click Here to Register for Parkinson's Course Details and for More Information​​​

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UE Rehab:

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Start with a Strong Foundation:  Shoulder and Elbow Rehab  

AND

Putting a Strong Foundation to Work:  Wrist and Hand Rehab

Saturday and Sunday May 6-7 2017 / Seattle, WA

​Instructor:  Tambra Marik, OTR/L, OTD, CHT

​Click Here to Register for UE Rehab Course Details and for More Information​​​

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2 Splinting Courses:

Splinting for Immobilization 

AND

Splinting for Mobilization

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Saturday and Sunday March 18-19 2017 / Seattle-Area (Kirkland), WA

​Instructor:  Debby Schwartz, OTR, CHT

​Click Here to Register for Hand Splinting Course Details and for More Information​​​

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Research Methods:

Understanding Evidence-Based Therapy:  Must Know Concepts and Application

(Or Everything You Need for Research is at your Fingertips) 

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Saturday March 25, 2017 / Seattle-Area (Lynnwood), WA

​Instructor:  Brigani G. Amante, PT, MD

​Click Here to Register for Research Methods and for More Information​​​

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Muscle Energy Techniques:


T.I.P.I Course:  Tapping into the Primal Instinct for the Reversal of Central Sensitization and Chronic Pain​​

Wednesday May 17, 2017 / Seattle, WA

M1:  Muscle Energy Technique for the Pelvis, Sacrum, Lumbar Spine, and Hip Muscles

Thursday and Friday May 18-19, 2017 / Seattle, WA

M2:  Muscle Energy Technique for the Ribs, Upper Extremity, Thoracic, and Cervical Spine

Saturday and Sunday May 20-21, 2017 / Seattle, WA

​Instructor:  Tom Ockler, PT

​Click Here to Register for Mucle Energy and for More Information​​​

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Fundamentals and Advanced Kinesio Taping® 1 and 2: ​


Saturday and Sunday February 11-12​, 2017 / Seattle-Area (Lynnwood), WA

Masahiro Takakura, ND, LAC, DC, CKTI​

Saturday and Sunday March 25-26​, 2017 / Olympia, WA

Kyle Nelson, MPH, ATC/R, CKTI​

Saturday and Sunday April 22-23​, 2017 / Spokane, WA

Calvin Kwan, ND, CKTI​


Clinical Concepts Kinesio Taping® 3 and Advanced Specialty Kinesio Taping® 4 (ORTHO and SPORTS):

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​KT 3 Saturday December 3, 2016 and KT 4 Sunday (Ortho and Sports) December 4, 2016

Seattle, WA

Masahiro Takakura, ND, LAC, DC, CKTI​​

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The Temporomandibular Joint:
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Evaluation and Treatment of the TMD Patient Utilizing a Physical Therapy/Dental Coordinated Approach:  A Clinical and Evidence-Based Program

TBD 2017 / Seattle, WA​

TBD 2017 / Portland, OR

Instructor:  Bill Esser, PT, MS, CCTT


Click Here to Register for TMD and for More Information​​​​​​​