Traditionally speaking, acute management of injuries and post-surgical trauma has been relegated to short-term swelling and pain control, and woefully neglects the sub-acute and chronic phases of healing.
Additionally, these classic tactics often have deleterious effects on later stages of healing and perhaps need to be re-considered. This limitation is compounded by the apparent lack of psychosocial factors that influence pain, healing, and both short and long term prognosis. The goal for this course, is to understand fundamental physiological & psychosocial factors and provide evidence informed application of strategies and techniques aimed at optimizing the short term, with the long term in mind.
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Mike Stella is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Performance Enhancement Specialist who is dedicated to helping all athletes and people overcome injuries and functional limitations. Mike has rehabilitated and reconditioned athletes from a variety of levels and sports, not only helping them return to competition, but also increasing their resilience to future injury. Mike uses a potent combination of movement assessment, manual therapy techniques, and targeted exercise programming to identify and eliminate the underlying causes of pain, injury, and decreased performance, while educating athletes on best practices in training and recovery. Mike has over a decade of experience working with high level athletes and organizations from MLB, MiLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLL, PLL, US Olympians, NCAA, IFBB Pro Bodybuilders, and CrossFit Competitors.
Mike is currently the owner/operator of The Movement Underground, an athletic training business in Farmingdale, NY, designed to serve athletes of all ages and sports in the realm of movement, recovery, and performance. Currently, Mike consults for a number of professional athletes and organizations and also is an Instructor for RockTape, a leading education and product brand.
Mike is a Marist College Graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. He also holds a Masters Degree in Sports Management from George Washington University. While at Marist, Stella played Lacrosse helping the Red Foxes earn a MAAC Championship in 2005 and the schools first ever NCAA Tournament Berth.
Hour 1: Introduction lecture
Hour 2: Advanced Physiology of Healing & Challenging RICE
Hour 3: Lymphatics and Edema
Hour 4: Anxiety, Pain, and the Neuroscience of Trauma
Hour 5: Nutritional Considerations
Hour 6: The MINDFUL METHOD
This course is valid for continuing education credit through NUHS in the following states, so long as it falls within the scope of practice as outlined by the corresponding state board: (Considered distance learning, please check with your board how many hours you are allowed)
Please note that online continuing education is not recognized in the following states: FL, LA, MS, OK, WI
CEU approval for this course has been submitted and is pending: AL, AK, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY .
*NUHS makes no representation either directly or indirectly that the substantive matter being presented is approved or within respective scope of licensing. It remains the attendees’ responsibility to contact the state board(s) from which they seek continuing education credits for purposes of ensuring said board(s) approves both the delivery method and content as they relate to this event.
End of the Ice Age meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MA, MN, NH, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY
AR - Approved by the AR State Physical Therapy Board for 6.0 contact hours. APTA AR Approved Provider Number AR-PP-20008
CA – Approval is pending
KY - Approved by the APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 5.50 Category 1 contact hour(s). Approval Number: 122-APTAKY-2022
FL – End of the Ice Age is approved by the FPTA for 6 hours, CE Broker Approval #:CE22-907790
TX – This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 5.50 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Approval #71712
End of the Ice Age meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of approval by APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 5.50 Category 1 contact hours: AK, AZ, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, MI, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA.
End of the Ice Age (6 contact hours) meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of a National University of Health Sciences approval: DC, IL . NUHS is recognized by the Secretary of States Department of Education.
End of the Ice Age (BOC Approved provider # P8570) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of (6 hours/CEUs End of The Ice Age Category A). ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
End of the Ice Age is pending approval by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)
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