presented by Jacqueline Shakar
Jackie Shakar is employed as a Clinical Advisor and Lead Instructor for Graston Technique, LLC. As such, she has permission to use trademark protected Graston Technique® therapy in the demonstrations in this course. Jackie Shakar receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. There are no other relevant financial relationships.
Nonfinancial— Jackie Shakar has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Jacqueline Shakar, DPT, MS, PT, OCS, LAT, GTS
Jackie has been a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer for more than 36 years. She currently works in an outpatient facility and her clinical focuses include a wide spectrum of patients including those experiencing persistent pain, geriatrics and endurance athletes. She received her master's degree in physical therapy from Boston University in 1983 and…Read full bio
1. Graston Technique and Other Manual Therapy Techniques for the Sensitive Nervous System
The first chapter of this course, Dr. Shakar will identify the proposed and empirically valid mechanisms and physiological effects of manual therapy, including the effects and benefits of the Graston Technique (GT), and modifications for GT in this patient population.
2. Therapeutic Exercise & Other Complimentary Interventions for the Sensitive Nervous System
The second chapter of this course explores additional interventions for participants to consider when treating patients with sensitive nervous systems. The chapter begins by identifying effective therapeutic exercises for this patient population, and concludes with a discussion of complimentary interventions, including relaxation, meditation, and related techniques.