Vibration Therapy In Sports Medicine

Who is this course for?

Are you ready to revolutionize your practice and amplify your impact on your clients’ well-being? Welcome to our comprehensive online course on Vibration Therapy, explicitly designed for practitioners who treat musculoskeletal conditions. Vibration therapy has emerged as a game-changer in the realm of rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Backed by scientific research, this modality offers many benefits for athletes, patients recovering from injuries, and individuals seeking to optimize their physical health.

This vibration therapy course will provide therapists with a better understanding of the physiological effects of vibration therapy in treating patients. Practitioners should take this course if they want a more comprehensive understanding of vibration therapy and its potential to treat patients for pain, muscle function, flexibility, bone-density changes, and recovery.

As a therapist…

Are you treating patients with chronic or acute muscle pain? Or do they need increases in range of motion? Or are they under-recovered? In sports medicine, many athletes and therapists use vibration therapy for its broad-ranging effects. This course will provide the necessary information to understand how vibration therapy can help your patients. 

Differing vibration delivery systems are becoming increasingly popular. This course provides you with an in-depth understanding of the effects of vibration on the body and how these products work to help your patients. 

Are you dealing with patients who experience post-exercise soreness?

Practitioners can learn how vibration can help resolve post-exercise soreness and aid in recovery. In addition to pain management, explore how vibration helps patients build bone density, increase range of motion and enhance neuromuscular control.

Overall, practitioners can integrate the knowledge and insights gained from the vibration course into their practice to better support their clients in addressing various physical issues. By offering guidance, resources, and evidence-based recommendations, practitioners can empower their clients to make informed decisions and improve their overall quality of life.

Do you want to learn ways to improve the results with varied musculoskeletal conditions?

This course will help you understand the versatility of vibration therapy in improving range of motion, reducing muscle soreness, and enhancing recovery. Enhancing your understanding of the pre and post-exercise or therapy uses for vibration devices.

Learn about…

  • The practical applications of vibration therapy in various fields.
  • How athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and healthcare professionals use vibration therapy devices.
  • The clinical research related to vibration therapy’s effects on range of motion, muscle strength, pain reduction, and more.
  • Insights into how vibration therapy is being used in clinical settings, particularly in sports medicine, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning programs.
  • The potential benefits of incorporating vibration therapy into warm-up and cool-down routines for athletes and individuals seeking performance improvements and recovery.

This course is for you if you are you looking for…

  • Evidence-Based Learning: Our course is developed and delivered by professionals with extensive experience in sports medicine and rehabilitation. Learn from the best as they share the current research, their insights, and strategies honed through years of practice.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Dive deep into the science behind vibration therapy, understanding its physiological effects on the body and its application in diverse clinical settings. From injury rehabilitation to performance enhancement, you’ll gain a holistic understanding of how vibration therapy can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your clients.
  • Flexible Learning: Life as a healthcare professional can be demanding. Our course is designed to fit seamlessly into your busy schedule. Access our comprehensive library of video lectures, downloadable resources, and supplementary materials anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace.
  • Continuing Education Credits: Stay ahead of the curve and earn valuable 4.25 continuing education credits upon completion of the course. Our accreditation ensures that you receive recognition for your commitment to professional development and excellence in patient care.

Are there Continuing Education Units (CEU)?

Athletic Trainers:

Structure and Function Education (BOC AP# P10069) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is approved for a maximum of 4.25 Category A CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Physical Therapists:

Texas Physical Therapy Association is pending approval of 4.25 CCU’s. Course Approval Number 71513 TX, Approval Valid from 12/10/2019-12/10/2021.

Structure & Function Education is an Approved Provider of Continuing Competence Activities through the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (Provider ID: 20-0625-018, valid 06/25/2020 – 06/25/2021). This course is approved for 4.25 CEUs.

Chiropractors:

Structure and Function Education is a PACE Recognized Provider. This course is designated for 4.25 Continuing Education Units.

PACE is a division of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, and serves Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming


Meet Your Instructor(s)

Brian Hortz, PhD AT

Born in Camden, NJ, Brian received a B.A. in physical education with a concentration in sports medicine from Denison University, a masters degree in sports medicine from Ohio University and his doctoral degree in Exercise Science from Ohio State University.

Dr. Hortz is an Instructor and the Director of Research and Education for Structure & Function Education. He has been teaching with Structure & Function Education for several years. Dr. Hortz teaches the Foundations and Advanced courses.

In addition to his work with Structure & Function Education, he also has a concierge practice and continues to work one-on-one with athletes to make them well.

Full Course description

What will you learn as a student in this Course?

  • The practical applications of vibration therapy in various fields.
  • How vibration therapy involves the application of mechanical vibrations to the body to stimulate various physiological responses.
  • There are many ways it can be administered through various devices, including whole-body vibration platforms and handheld devices.
  • How athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and healthcare professionals use vibration therapy devices.
  • About pre-and post-workout routines involving vibration therapy and its use in rehabilitation settings.
  • The versatility of vibration therapy in improving range of motion, reducing muscle soreness, and enhancing recovery.
  • The clinical research related to vibration therapy.
  • Studies investigating the effects of vibration therapy on range of motion, muscle strength, pain reduction, and more.
  • Insights into how vibration therapy is being used in clinical settings, particularly in sports medicine, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning programs.
  • The potential benefits of incorporating vibration therapy into warm-up and cool-down routines for athletes and individuals seeking performance improvements and recovery.

What’s included in this course?

  • 6 lessons including, 3.5 hours of video.
  • A complete downloadable transcript for you to follow along.
  • 9 article readings
  • Course completion quiz

Reading materials

All reading materials are downloaded through PubMed free PMC.

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Pricing Information

Just this Course

$ 200.00

One Time

  • 1 Year access
  • Limited community access

Monthly Subscription

$ 19.99

Monthly

  • Total cost $240 per year.
  •  3-day free trial!
  •  Monthly membership.
  •  Cancel any time!
  •  Access to all online classes!
  •  Access to class discussions.
  •  Access to the subscriber only community.
  •  Live Q&A sessions with Sue, Brian and other S&F Education instructors.
  • Full community access

Yearly Subscription

$ 199.00

Annually

  • Save $40 over the monthly cost
  •  3-day free trial!
  •  Yearly membership.
  •  Cancel any time!
  •  Access to all online classes!
  •  Access to class discussions.
  •  Access to the subscriber only community.
  •  Live Q&A sessions with Sue, Brian and other S&F Education instructors.
  • Full community access

Satisfaction Guarantee

If you aren’t satisfied with the course within the first 30 days after your first payment but before you have taken the final exam, you can get a refund. We’ll cancel the course immediately upon your refund request and issue the refund to your credit card though our processor Stripe.

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