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2019 Courses

APPI Pilates

Comprehensive Matwork Course

ABOUT THE COURSE

Life Fit Wellness are pleased to announce that for the first time in Scotland, APPI are holding their Comprehensive Matwork Course.

This course is AAPI’s brand new Pilates Instructor qualification for all those without a healthcare background. This 13 day course consists of an induction day, followed by 6 x 2 day workshops that will teach over 100 Pilates Matwork exercises. This comprehensive course, delivered by APPI’s world renowned degree level health practitioners, is focused on teaching anyone from a non health degree background the skills and knowledge required to teach Pilates in a 1:1 or class environment.

  • No healthcare background required
  • Qualify as a Pilates Instructor
  • Everything you need to know
  • Teach Pilates in a 1:1 or class environment

 

ATTENDING COURSES AT LIFE FIT WELLNESS

Conveniently located in central Scotland, Life Fit Wellness is located in the town of Falkirk, which is easily accessible by the M9, M80 and M876 motorways and is only a 25 minutes drive from Edinburgh Airport and 45 minutes from Glasgow International Airport.  Falkirk is served by the main train line between Edinburgh and Glasgow, and has a variety of accommodation options if you are travelling a distance to attend this course. Please feel free to contact us directly if you have an questions about our location,  access or for advice on travel and accommodation locally.    

  • Course Dates
  • 14th - 15th September 2019 (Module 1)
  • 28th - 29th September 2019 (Module 2)
  • 12th - 13th October 2019 (Module 3)
  • 2nd - 3rd November 2019 (Module 4)
  • 23rd - 24th November 2019 (Module 5)
  • 7th - 8th December 2019 (Module 6)
  • Price: £2999

ABOUT APPI

The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) is a world leading provider of Physiotherapy and Pilates Treatment, Education and Products. From its humbled beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, APPI’s unique program of rehabilitation based Pilates programs has lead the world for over 16 years.APPI educational programs are world renowned and now available in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and across the USA.A unique benefit of APPI Pilates Training is that you do not have to repeat-learn, but instead use your existing Physiotherapy knowledge and apply this to the practice of Pilates, efficiently, and without wasting unnecessary time or expense. Courses are taught using the APPI’s unique modified Pilates technique. This technique has been developed specifically for rehabilitation settings. The APPI technique of Pilates instruction ensures that safe and scientifically researched movement patterns are learned. APPI’s Pilates courses can be applied to: Rehab, retraining of alignment, correcting posture, improving range of motion, supporting the spine and for safe sport and strength training. Currently, over 3000 therapists are trained each year by the APPI across our International course providers.

APPI Pilates

Matwork Series

ABOUT THE COURSES

The APPI Matwork Pilates teacher training series has been designed for those of you teaching in the rehabilitation setting or looking to offer clinically-safe Pilates techniques. It is the essential Pilates training tool for all health professionals.The APPI matwork Pilates training series is formed of three 2 day courses:

  • Matwork Level One – The Foundation
  • Matwork Level Two – Class Instructor
  • Matwork Level Three – Intermediate & Advanced

The APPI curriculum is designed by Physiotherapists specifically for those working in the field of rehabilitation; therefore pathology, normal movement patterns, neuro-muscular timing and neural pathomechanics are addressed in relation to each exercise. The traditional Pilates repertoire is broken down into clearly defined levels to ensure a standard, gradual progression towards normal functional movement. Scientific evidence on segmental spinal stabilisation and on pelvic stability forms the theoretical foundation for the APPI curriculum.

  • Matwork 2
  • 14th - 15th December 2019
  • Price: £349
  • Matwork 3
  • 7th - 8th September 2019
  • Price: £349
  • Ante & Post Natal
  • 21st - 22nd September 2019
  • Price: £325

ABOUT APPI

The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) is a world leading provider of Physiotherapy and Pilates Treatment, Education and Products. From its humbled beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, APPI’s unique program of rehabilitation based Pilates programs has lead the world for over 16 years.

APPI educational programs are world renowned and now available in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and across the USA.

A unique benefit of APPI Pilates Training is that you do not have to repeat-learn, but instead use your existing Physiotherapy knowledge and apply this to the practice of Pilates, efficiently, and without wasting unnecessary time or expense. Courses are taught using the APPI’s unique modified Pilates technique. This technique has been developed specifically for rehabilitation settings. The APPI technique of Pilates instruction ensures that safe and scientifically researched movement patterns are learned. APPI’s Pilates courses can be applied to: Rehab, retraining of alignment, correcting posture, improving range of motion, supporting the spine and for safe sport and strength training. Currently, over 3000 therapists are trained each year by the APPI across our International course providers.

 

 

NCORE and Life Fit Wellness present:

THE MULLIGAN CONCEPT

  • Part A: The Upper Quadrant
  • 19th - 20th October 2019
  • Price: £270*
  • Part B: The Lower Quadrant
  • 16th & 17th November 2019
  • Price: £270*

*SPECIAL OFFER – Book onto both Part A & Part B for £500!

 

To book your place or for further information, Email: dhft.ncore@nhs.net 

ABOUT THE COURSE

Part A: The Upper Quadrant:

Peripheral Joints, Cervical and Thoracic Spines. A two-day course presenting the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Cervical and Thoracic spine as well as for the upper extremity.

Part B: The Lower Quadrant:

Peripheral Joints, Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac joints. A two-day course presenting the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint as well as for the lower extremity.

Who are these courses suitable for?

This course is suitable for all musculoskeletal practitioners. It will be particularly useful to Newly Qualified, Junior or Senior Physiotherapists within musculoskeletal practice or aspiring ESPclinicians within First Contact Roles of MSK/Orthopaedic triage. A 14 hours CPD certificate handed at end of course signed by tutors.

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Thomas GC Mitchell BSc (Hons) MSc MCTA

Thomas is an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in primary care, musculoskeletal clinician, member of the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association, and sports injury specialist. He is clinical lead for the One Health Group Hand Hub and member of the British Association of Hand Therapists. He believes in a multi-modal approach in the treatment of his patients, which includes expert manual therapy, symptom modification, and he is a keen advocate of lifestyle coaching in the management of musculoskeletal conditions.Thomas became the UK’s first Mulligan Concept teacher for 20 years after passing his examination at the International Conference in Copenhagen in 2017, allowing him to educate other professionals in the Mulligan Concept of manual therapy. He has been practising physiotherapy since 1998, attaining a MSc in Sports Injury from the University of Sheffield in 2006 and has been a director of Remedy Physiotherapy since 2009, plus director of Remedy Courses since 2015.Thomas worked for ten years in the elite sporting environment, with posts with the English Institute of Sport, GB Boxing, GB Wheelchair Rugby, Sheffield United Football Club and GB Paratennis. He travelled extensively through this work, providing competition physiotherapy at Paralympic Games,World Championships, European Championships and was lead clinician for the World Series Boxing team, 2014 (British Lionhearts).

2020 Courses

Vital PM and Life Fit Wellness present:

Dr Rich Willy:

Restoring Load Capacity In The Injured Runner
  • Tuesday & Wednesday
  • 21st January - 22nd January 2020
  • Price: £395 (early bird price until 30.09.19)
  • Price: £415 (Full price, bookings made from 01.10.19)

To book, please click here.

 

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course is a two-day course that emphasizes putting the latest evidence into practice.

The course is led by Richard Willy, PT, PhD, a recognized expert in running-related injuries.

Attendees will leave with practical skills that will enable them to fully evaluate the injured runner and design a comprehensive training approach to maximize patient outcomes. This course emphasizes a theoretical framework for restoration of load capacity in the injured runner through optimal tissue loading.

Attendees will learn how to perform a running gait analysis using techniques that readily translate to various clinical settings. Attendees will also develop a clinical decision making process to determine when and if gait retraining is indicated, including how to use simple wearable devices to assist with optimizing patient outcomes.

There will be an emphasis on hands-on, laboratory experiences to put into practice the didactic components of this course so that attendees can immediately put into practice newly learned skills.

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Dr. Richard Willy is an Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy, University of Montana (Missoula, MT, USA).

He received his PhD in Biomechanics and Movement Science from the University of Delaware and his master of physical therapy from Ohio University. In addition to his research, Dr. Willy has been a clinician for 18 years specialising in the treatment of the injured runner.

His research aims to develop clinically effective treatments for Patellofemoral pain syndrome, achilles tendon injuries and tibial stress fractures.

Besides publishing in peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Willy is a national and international presenter on his research and clinical expertise on how to evaluate and treat the injured runner. Dr. Willy and his research have been featured in Runner’s World multiple times.

 

HE Seminars and Life Fit Wellness present:

The Neck: Clinical Rehabilitation

  • Saturday & Sunday
  • 29th February - 1st March 2020
  • Price: £250

 

To book, please visit:

www.heseminars.com

ABOUT THE COURSE

This is a time of great change in the management of musculoskeletal pain and injury. Whilst research has shown the limitations of hands-on manipulative approaches, clinicians are also recognising how psychological factors influence treatment and recovery.But where do you start? How do you put the latest clinical research into practice? How do you decide whether to prioritise physical or psychological approaches in your clinical work?

Learn how you can integrate the latest, cutting edge assessment and treatment approaches into your clinical practice from a physiotherapist that specialises in neck pain. “The Neck: Clinical Rehabilitation” is a 2 day evidence-based course based upon thirty years extensive clinical and research experience. You will gain an in depth understanding of the biomechanics, pathology and evidence-based assessment and rehabilitation of neck pain. Throughout the 2 days there will be an emphasis on research findings that are directly relevant to you, the practicing clinician. You can become the neck pain expert in your department! 

 

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Chris Worsfold MSc PGDip ManPhys MCSP MMACP Physiotherapist specialising in Neck Pain

Chris is a full time Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, specialising in neck pain. He set up Kent Neck Pain Centre in Tonbridge, Kent in 2010. He is a popular and in-demand public speaker and very regularly presents his work to students, health professionals and lawyers in schools, NHS Hospitals, private clinics and at national conferences. He represented the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in Parliament in 2013 and on the Ministry of Justice Whiplash Reform Working Group (2014) – tasked with reforming the whiplash medico-legal reporting system in England and Wales. He has appeared on BBC1, BBC2, BBC Parliament, BBC Radio 4 and in the national press discussing neck pain.

www.chrisworsfold.com

Follow Chris on Twitter: @chrisworsfold1

 

 

Nick Grantham Performance and Life Fit Wellness present:

Integrating Strength and Conditioning into Injury Rehabilitation

  • Saturday
  • 21st March 2020
  • Price: £150

ABOUT THE COURSE

Rehabilitation exercise selection and prescription are simple concepts that we make more complex than necessary. During this 1-Day course Nick will show you simple evidence based principles that will allow you to produce effective rehabilitation programmes to meet your client’s needs. The concepts can be easily be incorporated into your practice, building upon what you already do well whilst challenging your existing ideas. Nick will show how expanding your ability to design and implement effective exercise prescriptions can improve adherence and rehabilitation outcomes.

 

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Nick is a performance enhancement specialist. His career spans four Olympic cycles and he is a founding member of the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association and an accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC). He has become recognised as a specialist in athletic preparation and has a wealth of knowledge in the physical preparation and injury rehabilitation of high performance athletes at the most elite levels; including professional sport, Olympic, Commonwealth, European, and World Championship standards.Nick has worked closely with professional, National Governing Bodies and home institute medical teams assisting in the management, monitoring and implementation of injury management programmes. He continues to develop his knowledge of advanced training concepts and evidence based training principles. A sought after ‘expert’ he has presented seminars and practical workshops for the Football Association, BASEM, British Olympic Association and UK Strength & Conditioning Association. Nick has successfully transferred his detailed knowledge of training athletes into the public arena for rapid results and has a great ability to make the complex seem obvious and simple, making it easy to apply in your clinics.

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