Understanding Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia
How many times do you treat clients with recurring muscle pain and trigger points only to find they return with the same complaints? What can you do to make a difference? You can make a significant impact on the quality of life of your clients with chronic pain when you understand the signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome. In this presentation you’ll find out how you can distinguish these seemingly similar conditions and you’ll also discover the most effective techniques to manage these conditions based on current research.
Dr. Schmidt is a Board-certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and massage therapist in Long Island, New York. She has presented for numerous organizations including the International Fascia Research Congress, NASA Inomedic Health, the American Physical Therapy Association, and AMTA. She served as Acting Chair of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program and faculty of the Masters Physical Therapist Program at Touro College in New York and is an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College and CUNY Queens College.