Continuing Education Courses > Shockwave Treatment - Remote Course
Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 3.00
This 3 hour continuing education course is targeted to physical therapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, physician's assistants and any other medical professionals interested in understanding Shockwave therapy and its therapeutic uses specific to pelvic floor indications.
This course will provide an introduction to using this cutting-edge technology in the clinic for improved patient outcomes. Participants will come away from the course with an understanding of how this modality can enhance their own manual therapy treatment skills, as well as the efficacy of Shockwave Therapy versus other modalities such as ultrasound, dry needling, laser therapy, TENS, and NEMS.
In addition, the attendee will understand the differences in modalities available currently in order to consider what may be best for their clinic and patients. Lectures will cover; what is shockwave, how it can decrease pain and potentially accelerate healing, what is the research behind it, what are the different types of shockwave devices, and what are the best indications of use for each of them as well as case studies discussing patient protocols and outcomes.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to perform the following:
Since 1990 Stacey Roberts has been a physical therapist specializing in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine. From 2004-2017 Ms Roberts owned and operated a cash based health and wellness clinic on the Gold Coast of Australia specializing in women’s health and hormones, and couples fertility. She began seeing patients via Telehealth in 2009.
Combining her knowledge of functional medicine, conventional medicine and complementary medicine, Stacey emphasizes lifestyle changes in addition to her treatment programs. This has included eating plan assessment, assessing supplementation programs, and developing exercise and stress management programs to help thousands of women and men achieve their health goals. She has written 3 hard copy books and 7 ebooks on women’s health and couples fertility. Ms Roberts has mentored over 100 medical professionals in her women’s health and couples fertility training program developed in 2016. After returning to the United States, Stacey was hired by a national physical therapy company Aegis Therapies to assist in its growth and develop their orthopedic outpatient practice in Wisconsin.
From 2016- 2020 Stacey has been an associate clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee’s Physical Therapy doctoral program until opening New You Health and Wellness, a cash based clinic, where she brings her knowledge of wellness, hormone health and musculoskeletal health to treating patients with issues related to musculoskeletal injuries, sexual health and pelvic health. Over the last year she has been analysing Shockwave research extensively to develop a clear and concise therapeutic applications in the PT setting for pelvic health, sexual health and muscular skeletal patients. She is finding extraordinary results with her patients using this modality in her cash based practice.
She is currently furthering her education by pursuing a master’s of nursing and to eventually complete a Nurse Practitioner certificate and has recently completed her MBA.
Stacey has also appeared on World News Now in New York, was featured on Oprah, locally on TMJ4’s Morning Blend and on several news shows and radio stations in Australia.