presented by Holly Tanner
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Holly Tanner, DPT, PT, MA, OCS, LMP, PRPC, BCB-PMD, CCI
Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, LMP, PRPC, CCI is a 1995 graduate of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. Holly spent over a decade working for Apple Physical Therapy in Washington state, where she developed clinical programming for education and for women's and men's health for many of Apple's clinics. She has…Read full bio
An introduction to common topics encountered during your treatment of the pregnant patient.
2. Physiological Changes
Describe the various hormones and their physical effects on the pregnant woman’s body and how these necessary physical changes can contribute to dysfunction.
3. Common Complaints and Dysfunctions
List common complaints during pregnancy and the dysfunctions that are typical for the trunk and spine, pelvis, upper and lower quarter, and describe examination and intervention techniques for such conditions.
4. Exam and Intervention
List all contraindications that must be considered when treating the pregnant patient. In addition, the learner will be able to describe how to modify examination and treatment techniques for the non-pregnant patient so that current tools can be utilized.
List all of the ACOG “signs to stop exercise”, describe precautions and contraindications to exercise during pregnancy, and also describe the benefits of exercise during pregnancy.
Summary thoughts about caring for the pregnant patient.