PNF Stretching   

12hr CEU 


  
Course Description

PNF stretching (or proprioceptive muscular facilitation) is one of the most effective forms of flexibility training for increasing range of motion. This technique increase flexibility and helps prevent common injuries, such as pulling muscles, sprains, tendinitis and aches in joints. PNF stretching help with a wide range of problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, insomnia, sciatica, stress, headache, back pain and tendinitis.


Prerequisites: None.
  
  
Objectives:  
  • Students will be able to define PNF stretching.
  • Students will be able to list the benefits of PNF stretching.
  • Students will be able to list role of the Muscular and Never system during a PNF stretch.
  • Students will be able list role of ligaments, Tendons during a PNF stretch.
  • Students will be able list the general guidelines when performing a PNF stretch.
  • Students will be able to list the precautions and contraindications for PNF stretching.
  • Students will be able perform the Hold-Relax technique.
  • Students will be able perform the Contract-Relax technique.
  • Students will be able perform the Hold-Relax with Opposing Muscle Contraction technique.
  • Students will be able to apply PNF stretching on the neck, torso and extremities.

Objectives Outcome
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in PNF stretching techniques.
  
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Classes marked with (SP) are conducted in Spanish
Las clases marcadas con (SP) se realizan en español 

Our Primarily focused

EMMT is primarily focused in the training of the MT who is looking to invest in their education to improve their private practice. We also cater to the MTs who are required to take certain amount of CEU courses. 

 EMMT Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are NCBTMB certified. Our CEUs vary from a 6hr to 24hr class. We starve to have quality of material and effective therapy techniques. Classes are also provided in Spanish (SP).