presented by Deanna M. Wanzek
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Deanna M. Wanzek, PT, PCS, CKTI, CLT
Deanna M. Wanzek, PT, PCS, CKTI, CLT, graduated from the Mayo Foundation School of Physical Therapy in 1974. Although she has specialized in pediatrics for the past forty years, she does treat across the life span. DeDe utilizes a holistic approach to evaluation and treatment. She incorporates myofascial release, muscle energy, and other complementary skills.…Read full bio
1. Musculoskeletal Anatomy of the Respiratory System
This chapter will cover the anatomy of the skeleton related to respiration. The muscles of ventilation and the role they play in ventilation will also be discussed. The muscles of ventilation will include the triad of ventilation and the accessory muscles.
2. Influences on the Development of the Rib Cage
This chapter will discuss the major influences on the development of the rib cage. These influences include gravity, positioning, muscle strength, and muscle length.
3. Typical Development of the Rib Cage
This chapter discusses the typical development of the rib cage as related to typical development during the first year of life. The development of the skeleton as well the progression of activation of the muscles of ventilation will be explained. The importance of the pressure system within the trunk will be explained.
4. Atypical Development of the Rib Cage
This chapter discusses various scenarios of atypical development of the rib cage. The implications of mouth breathing versus nasal breathing will also be explored.