ST:Upper Extremity Rehab: Application of Gross Anatomy to Neurodynamics & Fascial Tissue Dysfunction
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When: Saturday, April 23, 2016
8:00 AM
Where: Ithaca College Campus
Ithaca, New York 
United States
Contact: Sarah Fishel
607 274 3716

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Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: Application of Gross Anatomy to Neurodynamics and Fascial Tissue Dysfunction.

Join Southern Tier District on April 23rd to earn 7 CEHs for this full day Continuing Education Event!

Course presenters:


Michael Costello PT, DSc, OCS, MTC

Jim Yaggie, PhD

Todd Lazenby MA, ATC

Nick Quarrier PT, DPT, OCS



Members (PT, PTA, Student):           $99.00

Non-Members: (PT, PTA, Student):   $199.00
Student Member:                             $50.00
Student Non-Member:                      $75.00

*Lunch is included in your full day registration cost


This event is held at Ithaca College Campus. 


Course Outline: 

The morning will consist of two one hour lectures. Participants will be divided into two groups for lectures on Upper Extremity Neurodynamics with Michael Costello, and  Fascial Tissue Dysfunction by Todd Lazenby & Nick Quarrier. After the first hour the participants will switch to the other lecture topic. 

There will be 3 hands-on labs for 1.5 hours each, covering the below topics:   

 1. Gross anatomy in the anatomy lab,

 2. Upper extremity neurodynamics,

 3. Fascial tissue dysfunction.

Tentative Course Schedule:

8:00 am - 8:15 am: Sign in
8:15 am - 8:30 am: Welcome/introductions
8:30 am - 9:30 am Lecture (two sections)
9:30 am - 10:30 am Lecture (groups switch to have other lecture)
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Lab
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided onsite)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lab
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm Lab
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Wrap up/course evaluations


Objectives [please note there are three sets of objectives for each part of the course]


Gross Anatomy Lab of the Upper Extremity presented by Jim Yaggie, PhD
1. Review the musculature and arterial supply of the upper quarter.
2. Trace the nerve paths of the upper extremity from the cervical roots to terminal branches.
3. Provide foundational review for the application of clinical concepts covered in the course

Upper Extremity Neurodynamics: Evaluation and Treatment lecture/lab by Michael Costello, PT, DSc, OCS, MTC
1. Describe a Pain Mechanisms approach to managing Upper Extremity Conditions.
2. Identify which pain mechanisms are relevant for a given case
3. Safely and effectively examine and evaluate physical impairments of neurodynamics of
the upper quarter.
4. Safely and effectively provide manual therapy and exercise interventions to address
impairments of neurodynamics.

Fascial Tissue Dysfunction: Anatomy Review + Therapeutic Interventions lecture/lab by Todd Lazenby, MA, ATC and Nicholas Quarrier, PT, DPT, OCS
1. Understand the anatomy, innervations, and role fascial tissue plays in the function of the
MSK system and proprioception
2. Understand the role and efficacy of appropriate therapeutic interventional treatments for identified fascial dysfunctions.


Questions on this event? Contact Sarah Fishel at  607-274-3716 or 




Cancellation policy: The Southern Tier District of the NYPTA reserves the right to cancel the course. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, the District will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the course. Registrants canceling outside of one week (7 calendar days) of the course may receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Registrants canceling within one week (7 calendar days) of the course are not eligible to receive any refunds. Registrants who do not show up for a course will forfeit all funds.

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