LEVEL 1
MOVEMENT IMPAIRMENTS – MOVEMENT MATTERS

First things first: we’re going to help you establish key movement optimisation skills that will add a new dimension to your current practice.

One of the most fundamental therapeutic skills is being able to evaluate the efficiency of movement control.

This is an area that we begin to cover during this initial stage in your development. These courses provide simple and effective strategies to help you correct and optimise movement. You will be able to adopt a new range of tools that are essential for the whole spectrum of therapists.

Level One, 2-day courses

Solutions for Movement Impairments – Low Back & Hip

Solutions for movement impairments of the low back and hip

  • Find out why movement matters
  • Discover how impairments influence function and symptoms at the low back and hip
  • You’ll learn specific movement control tests that apply to the low back and hip
  • We will focus on cognitive movement control retraining – both in terms of strategy and application
  • Our approach will help you match retraining to your patient’s goals and priorities
  • Find out what opportunities are available to you next

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Solutions for Movement Impairments – Neck & Shoulder

Solutions for movement impairments of the neck and shoulder

  • Find out why movement is so fundamental to wellbeing
  • Learn how impairments influence function and symptoms at the neck and shoulder
  • We’ll equip you with movement control tests especially designed for the neck and shoulder
  • Cognitive movement control retraining – strategy and application
  • Whatever your patient’s priorities we’ll provide appropriate retraining skills
  • You can consider the next steps that KC offers

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Movement, Alignment & Coordination

Movement, alignment & coordination

  • We’ll start by thinking about why movement matters
  • You’ll look at a number of aspects that influence movement control
  • There will be a focus on muscle synergies, covering: movement, symptoms and recurrence
  • You’ll develop an understanding of the association between alignment and posture and their implications for movement control
  • There is also a section that centres on co-ordination: looking at the role of recruitment and patterns
  • It’s important to understand how relative flexibility and relative stiffness relates to movement control in different instances
  • The course also provides you with a deeper understanding of alignment and evaluation
  • You’ll be able to identify synergistic patterns in functional activities affecting the low back, hip, shoulder, girdle and neck
  • What’s next for you?

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Congratulations, by the end of this series of course you will have achieved Kinetic Control Level One Certification

Kinetic Control courses are designed for medical health professionals such as physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, podiatrists etc registered with the HPC. In exceptional circumstances experienced non medical health professionals may be allowed to attend Kinetic Control courses but these participants MUST be able demonstrate that the course material is within their scope of practice and that they have appropriate professional liability insurance to cover them for their attendance at the course and the course content.

This course has both theortical and practical elements. Please come prepared for the practical work.