Brian Mulligan presents his world-renowned Mobilizations With Movement (MWM) techniques and how they relate to extremities and the spine. He demonstrates his MWMs on volunteer participants at a live seminar and gets amazing results. He also demonstrates taping techniques and home treatment techniques.
Unit 01: Overview of the Mulligan Concept
Unit 02: Guidelines for the Mulligan Concept
Hand & Wrist
Unit 03: MWM Techniques for the Hand
Unit 04: MWM Techniques for the Scaphoid
Unit 09: MWM Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle- Pt. 1
Unit 10: MWM Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle- Pt. 2
Unit 11: MWM Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle- Pt. 3
Unit 23: Lumbar SNAGS
Elbow & Lower Quadrant
Unit 27: Techniques for Tight Hamstrings & Quadriceps
Unit 28: Techniques for Tight Adductors & Abductors
Unit 29: MWM Techniques for the Elbow
Unit 30: MWM Techniques for the Ankle
Certificate of Completion
Run Time: 6 hours
Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA'S, Students, Athletic Trainers
Required Equipment: Personal computer, Tablet, or Smartphone, with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)
Examination: 20-question test. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate
Course Evaluation: Yes
Certificate of Completion: Yes
- BOC Approval: Northeast Seminars is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for (4) hours of Category A continuing education. BOC Approved Provider Home Study Course: #P498
Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:
- Summarize the principles and technique guidelines for applying Mobilization with Movement (MWM)
- Describe MWM techniques specifically to the hand, wrist, shoulder girdle, lumbar spine, knee, ankle, and foot
UNIT 1. Overview of the Mulligan Concept
- Articulate the definition and purpose of a MWM in a faulty positioned joint in a client with joint pain and dysfunction.
- Defend the value and efficacy of a MWM in the treatment plan of a patient with joint pain and dysfunction.
- Explain the acronym CROCS and its relevance in using MWM’s in a patient with joint dysfunction.
UNIT 2. Guidelines for the Mulligan Concept
- Describe the 3 Body Part Classification guidelines for the Mulligan Concept and list 1 joint for each category in the treatment approach of a patient with joint pain.
UNIT 3. MWM Techniques for the Hand
- Apply a MWM with proper handling technique to a PIP joint for a patient with pain and loss of motion in a PIP joint.
UNIT 4. MWM Techniques for the Scaphoid
- Apply a MWM technique for the scaphoid in both an open and closed chain position in a patient with wrist pain.
UNIT 9. Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle Part 1
- Evaluate whether the application of a MWM for the shoulder will also require a Cervical mobilization to address pain in the shoulder joint.
UNIT 10. MWM Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle Part 2.
- Demonstrate a MWM in the glenohumeral joint to restore pain free flexion when the humerus/humeral head is the offending positional fault in a patient with shoulder pain.
- With the patient in sitting, apply a MWM to the Glen humeral joint with the use of a belt in a patient with a painful arc.
UNIT 11. MWM Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle Part 3.
- Perfect the application of a MWM in a scapula with 3 positional faults in a patient with scapular dysfunction.
UNIT 23. Lumbar SNAGS
- Demonstrate a self- SNAG technique using a mobilization belt for a patient with lumbar pain and ROM loss into extension.
- Apply a manual SNAG technique to the lumbar spine in a patient with painful extension ROM.
UNIT 27. Techniques for Tight Hamstrings and Quadriceps
- Apply the traction technique with flexion and /or abduction in an athlete with a diagnosis of Hamstring tightness.
- Coordinate the use of a mobilization belt with a figure 8 traction technique with a colleague on a patient with quadriceps and hip flexor tightness.
UNIT 28. Techniques for Tight Adductors and Abductors
- Apply one of the distraction and passive stretch techniques to the adductors utilizing a mobilization belt in a patient with adductor tightness.
- Evaluate the efficacy of the distraction and passive stretch technique to the abductors utilizing a mobilization belt in a patient with abductor or TFL tightness.
UNIT 29. MWM Techniques for the Elbow
- Demonstrate a MWM at the elbow and olecranon in a patient with elbow pain or loss of motion.
- Resolve to utilize the Mulligan concept and a MWM in the treatment plan of a patient with elbow dysfunction.
UNIT 30. MWM Techniques for the Ankle
- Implement a manual MWM technique and follow up taping strategy in a patient with an ankle sprain and pain with inversion.