Clinical Application of Functional Neurology
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Clinical Application of Functional Neurology

An Introduction to Clinical Application of Functional Neurology for Bodyworkers
4.8 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
42 students enrolled
Created by Dr. Paul Thomas
Last updated 6/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • The learner will understand how client’s chronic musculoskeletal conditions can be due to a functional neurological imbalance.
  • The Learner will have an understanding of how, currently known, technics can be modified to specifically activate areas of the central nervous system to accommodate functional imbalances and to maximize their therapy.
  • The learner will also be taught a 3 minute screening to see if chronic unresponsive client’s conditions are the result of a functional neurological imbalance.
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Requirements
  • None. Just a willing to learn.
Description

The primary focus of this course is to promote an understanding of functional neurology in the clinical setting. The course is divided into classroom instruction involving everyday practice of principles, and live demonstration and practice of newly learned concepts. The learner will be introduced to fundamental concepts of functional neurology and how traditional massage therapy, acupuncture and other therapies can be enhanced to accommodate client’s functional neurological deficits.

Who is the target audience?
  • All types of bodyworkers and therapists that would like to learn more about functional Neurology.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
01:37:24
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Clinical Application of Functional Neurology
2 Lectures 00:47
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Part 1
5 Lectures 40:31


3 Minute Screening
07:52

Organization of the Nervous System
05:53

Hemisphericity
08:23
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Part 2
4 Lectures 30:44
Brainstem
01:37

Cerebellum
09:50

Cerebellum and Eye Movements
10:23

Assessing the Cerebellum
08:54
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Part 3
5 Lectures 19:24
Part 3
01:53

Neocortex
01:05

Parietal Lobes
06:14

Frontal Lobes
06:59

Occipital and Temporal Lobes
03:13
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Part 4: Video Demonstrations
2 Lectures 05:07
3 Minute Screening Demonstration
04:18

Eye Movements Demonstration
00:49
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:51
The Next Step
00:51
About the Instructor
Dr. Paul Thomas
4.8 Average rating
8 Reviews
42 Students
1 Course
Functional Neurologist

Dr. Paul Thomas received his post-doctorate degree in Neurology from the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies, and his Diplomate in Functional Neurology from the American Functional Neurology Society. After he received his Diplomate, Dr. Thomas dedicated his chiropractic practice to the clinical application of functional neurological principles. He works with children that have learning disabilities, patients who suffer from mild-traumautic brain injuries, clients with non-organic mental health issues, and patients who suffer from chronic metabolic and physical conditions. In addition to being in private practice in Denver, CO, Dr. Thomas teaches, lectures, and consults with doctors and therapists all over the country. He is the Senior Iinstructor and EducationalDirector for the American Functional Neurology Society.