Neurology 344: Can Weakness in my Eyes affect my Neck and Back?
By: CCEDSeminars

Course Description

Course Description: In the growing age of technological advances what is happening to our eyes? Does the increasing amount of screen time affect our neck and shoulders? Will changing the work station height make a difference? If I stand more will that change my neck and back pain? This presentation will take a look at the visuomotor and optomotor systems as they relate to the posture of our neck and back causing pain, dysfunction, and impairment. Taking a closer look at our visual development and the correlation to the homuncular organization as well as homologous columns and vestibular system. This topic is one that you won’t want to miss if spinal care, chronic pain, and forward head posture are common in your practice. I’ll also present activities to recommend to your patients to augment your care plan. Course Outline: Embryonic understanding of eye / neck development Developmental milestones Peripheral visual field hand eye coordination Understanding the role of the SCM and upper trap Chronic neck pain in the work place and school Where do you really carry your stress? Accommodation Near/Far Convergence insufficiency Clinical testing Improving the opto-motor strength Exercises to implement tomorrow Working the therapeutic optometry Learning Objectives: Recognize the developmental milestones Identify the role of the SCM and upper trap Discuss clinical testing Discover exercises that you can implement in your practice tomorrow

Course Details

  • Neurology 344: Can Weakness in my Eyes affect my Neck and Back?
  • By:    CCEDSeminars
  • Instructor:    Michael Hall, DC, FIACN
  • Total CE Hours:    2
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