Courses

Professional Therapies Northwest offers a variety of courses and seminars for therapists and other medical professionals!  If you are ready to register, follow one of the links below!  Looking forward to seeing you at our next course!

UE Splinting for Immobilization and Mobilization
March 7-8, 2020 / Seattle, WA
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Kinesio Taping® Days 1 and 2
March 14-15, 2020 / Seattle, WA
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Kinesio Taping® Days 1 and 2
March 21-22, 2020 / Omaha, NE
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Kinesio Taping® Days 1 and 2
April 18-19, 2020 / Spokane, WA
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Amazing Sleep! Hands-On Approach to 24 Hour Care
May 2, 2020 / Seattle-Area (Lynnwood), WA
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Muscle Energy 1 and 2
May 14-17, 2020 / Seattle and Lynnwood, WA
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Kinesio Taping®

Join us for PTNW’s Kinesio University approved Kinesio Taping® courses!  Kinesio Tape® is the original therapeutic taping technique pioneered by Dr. Kase.  Hands-on and live learning is provided by our dynamic and accomplished Certified Kinesio® Taping Instructors.  Our instructors will guide you in literally hundreds of ways it can be applied and help you clearly… Continue reading Kinesio Taping®

Muscle Energy Technique

Muscle Energy Technique is one of the most effective and valuable manual techniques for the identification and correction of somatic asymmetry and hypomobility.  We are pleased to present with Tom Ockler, PT a leader in Muscle Energy Technique education.  PTNW and Tom have teamed together annually to present his often sold out Muscle Energy course… Continue reading Muscle Energy Technique

UE and Hand Splinting

Instructor Debby Schwartz, OTD, OTR/L, CHT returns to the Pacific NW to present her hands-on intensive orthotic fabrication courses.  She shares easy-to-follow orthotic fabrication for the beginner and more complicated and in-depth instruction and collaboration for the advanced therapist.  Her popular courses are Orthoses for Immobilization Day 1 and Orthoses for Mobilization Day 2 using… Continue reading UE and Hand Splinting

Neurological Vision

Treating Patients with Neurological Vision Impairments course with presenter, Ann Ferguson, OT has been a popular and practical course for OT and PT practitioners.  Ann is an accomplished instructor and leader in Neurological Vision assessments and treatments.  She shares a host of knowledge and treatment tools for various practitioner settings.   This continuing education course is… Continue reading Neurological Vision

Amazing Sleep! A Hands-On Approach to 24 hour Postural Care for Pediatric and Neurologic Patients

Patricia Toole returns to teach with PTNW this spring!  She presented an interactive and informative course two years ago and we are excited to partner with her again.  This workshop offers a hands-on and functional approach supporting those individuals who have difficulty completing full rest and sleep due to positioning challenges.  This course is guaranteed… Continue reading Amazing Sleep! A Hands-On Approach to 24 hour Postural Care for Pediatric and Neurologic Patients

Shoulder Rehabilitation Course

​​​​​​​​​​​​Tambra Marik, OTR/L, OTD, CHT returns to present, “Putting the FUNction into Shoulder Rehabilitation Concepts/Make Enthusiasm a Component of Your Skillset!“.   Feedback from Tambra’s courses are exceptional.  As always, Tambra gives you strategies to use immediately upon returning to your clinic. Putting the FUNction into Shoulder Rehabilitation Concepts Make Enthusiasm a Component of Your Skillset! Presenter: … Continue reading Shoulder Rehabilitation Course

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

“​Evaluation and Treatment of the TMD Patient Utilizing a Physical Therapy/Dental Coordinated Approach” is a 2-day lecture and lab-based course developed by Mr. Esser. This course presents the fundamental principles underlying the most common temporomandibular joint dysfunctions.  Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, dentists, and dental assistants are welcome to attend. Evaluation and Treatment of the TMD Patient Utilizing… Continue reading Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Office Ergonomics

The one-day course, Ergonomics in the Trenches:  Office Ergonomics, focuses on the assessment of office workstations and communication with patients and employers regarding ergonomic considerations and recommendations.  Presenter, Janet Peterson, PT, DPT, and Ergonomic Consultant since 1998 will share her “in the trenches” tips with you. Ergonomics in the Trenches: Office Ergonomics Presenter:  Janet Peterson, PT,… Continue reading Office Ergonomics

Parkinson’s Disease Update

Ann Zylstra, PT will present her amazing course on Parkinson’s Disease.  Parkinson’s Disease patients have a multitude of symptoms and challenges that often require involvement of a team of medical professionals throughout their lives.  Ann offers updated information and tricks/tips on successful symptom management for her patients and course attendees alike. Parkinson’s Disease Update:  ​… Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease Update