WORKSHOP 1

Myofascial Induction Therapy (MIT) approach in Thoracolumbar Fascia related disorders
Presenter: Andrzej Pilat, PT (full day) 

Maximum number of participants: 40 
 

This workshop is theoretical-practical.  It will provide an understanding of fascial anatomy, fascial participation in the force transmission and its relation to the motor dysfunctions and pain. Special emphasis will be put on the outcomes of recent anatomical and biological research.

On the practical level the participants will gain skills and abilities that allow, in their professional activity, conduct the basic assessment and treatment of the most common dysfunctions related to the thoracolumbar fascial system.

Specific Learning Objectives

  • Define Fascia as the Complex Biological System.
  • Present the fascial anatomy bases of the TLF anatomy on the unembalmed cadaver dissections.
  • Discuss the innervation of the TLF system and its participation in the pain sensation.
  • Expose the importance of the TLF in the myofascial force transmission.
  • Define the myofascial dysfunction.
  • Present the bases for the assessment of Myofascial Dysfunction Syndrome (MDF).
  • Present the Myofascial Induction (MIT) Approach.
    • Principles of treatment.
    • Sequence of procedures.
    • Follow-up of the patient.
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications in the application of clinical procedures.
  • Apply of basic procedures in the treatment of SDF.
     

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About the presenter: Andrzej is a physiotherapist and specialist in manual therapy. He is the creator of the Myofascial Induction approach. Author of the book Myofascial Induction.  Dr Andrzej Pilat has undertaken pioneering research on fascial anatomy using non-embalmed cadaver dissections and has used his expertise as a photographer to capture the inner beauty of the body in pictures