Time (PT): 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Time (ET): 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Lower Extremity
A Serious Problem That Can Affect Dental Professionals
Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Course
3 Hours Credits
Instructor: Dr. Vera A. Brown, D.M.D., A.R.T. Provider
Dentists and staff alike can suffer from conditions such as sciatica and low back pain. This course will help you to understand how these problems arise and discuss the most effective treatments available. We will review anatomy of the low back, hip, leg and lower leg so that you may better understand why dental professionals are susceptible to sciatica, low back pain, hip pain and even plantar fasciitis. We will discuss nerve entrapment, core strength and how to effectively treat pain of the low back and leg and most important, prevention.
After completing this course, the clinician will be able to:
- Learn why dentists suffer from low back pain.
- Review the anatomy of the hip and leg and understand what is CORE strength and stability.
- Learn how sciatica develops.
- Gain a better understanding of nerve entrapment in the thigh and lower leg and foot; what it is, how it develops and how to prevent it.
- Review the anatomy of the lower leg, calf and foot.
- Learn what contributes to Plantar Fasciitis.
- Learn the importance of muscles of the hip, pelvis and low back.
- Learn about soft tissue therapies that are highly effective in treating nerve entrapment such as sciatica.
About Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Seminars:/strong>
A live, interactive webcast seminar is similar to attending a continuing education seminar in your community,
except that you attend via your computer. Each course is done live in a format that allows your participation.
Anyone who has access to a computer that can play sound can participate in an ACES webcast seminar. No
special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webcast seminars.
When you enroll in any ACES webcast course, you will be sent an e-mail with complete information on how to
join the online seminar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live seminar, you will complete
a course examination online. You will then be able to print your continuing education certificate from your computer.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
Instructor: Dr. Vera Brown - No relevant financial relationship to report
Education Advisory Committee (EAC): Members of the EAC have no relevant financial relationships to report
ACES ownership and staff: No relevant financial relationship to report
Advanced Continuing Education Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized provider for dental continuing education.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Advanced Continuing Education Systems designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.
Advanced Continuing Education Systems (Provider RP4393) has been approved by the Dental Board of California as a provider of dental continuing education.
To learn more about ACES and this course: call 888-844-ACES