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Improving Patient Outcome with Simple Yoga Techniques

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Date Published

September 13, 2016

Publisher

Ohio Physical Therapy Association

Subjects

Yoga

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Summary

In this course, practitioners will learn the three B's of yoga which can easily apply to any physical therapy session. The three B's are BE, BREATHE and BEND. Helping your patient BE present with their sensations teaches body and emotional awareness that can aid in the healing protocol. When your patient learns to BREATHE with simple yoga breathing techniques, pain and frustration can be diminished, all while increasing lung capacity, oxygenation to the blood and a stronger parasympathetic nervous system. Finally when a patient breathes with the body as it BENDS into backbends, forward bends, and twists, the nervous system is calmed, making movement easier and less stressful. Often clinicians that share yoga with their patients report that they themselves feel more relaxed as well.

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Presenters

Marsha Therese Danzig, M.Ed Harvard

Marsha Therese Danzig, Yoga Teacher, RYT 500, M.Ed Harvard, is a below knee amputee and Founder of Yoga for Amputees. She has... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Improving Patient Outcome with Simple Yoga Techniques - Video
Improving Patient Outcome with Simple Yoga Techniques - Paper
BMS Chart
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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

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Technical Requirements
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