Introduction to Body Praxis

3 Hour Seminar

Are you among the growing number of dental professionals suffering from neck and back pain? Does your daily routine cause numbness and tingling sensations or chronic pain that impacts your ability to adequately treat patients? Body Praxis offers an exclusive structural redevelopment and wellness program to address the serious musculoskeletal disorders that afflict many dentists, hygienists, and other team members. We will review clinical observations, muscle recruitment, spine segmental mobility and breathing techniques to restore function and alleviate pain. A unique training regimen will be introduced to address specific injuries and dysfunction caused by repetitive workplace positions and movements. This session will include a live assessment of those in participation and offer tips to maintain a healthy, pain-free body.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop self postural assessment, positioning, stabilization and realignment to ensure correct biomechanics when sitting, standing, reaching, etc.
  • Learn advanced techniques and Pilates principles to retrain the body through oppositional movement patterning.
  • Learn the importance of muscle recruitment and balance, spine segmental mobility, and breathing techniques.

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7 hour full day interactive seminar also available!

BODY PRAXIS INTERACTIVE STRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND WELLNESS WORKSHOP

Overview:

This seminar will address the serious musculoskeletal disorders that afflict dentists, hygienists, and other team members. We will review clinical observations, muscle and spine anatomy, and introduce a unique training regimen using small apparatus. The sessions will include individual assessments of participants and will teach the importance of balanced muscle recruitment, spine segmental mobility, and breathing techniques to restore function and alleviate pain. The participants will be given a comprehensive home program with all the necessary equipment, including a Body Praxis Home Workout Kit.

Utilizing advanced techniques and Pilates principles, we will explore self postural assessment, positioning, stabilization, and realignment to ensure correct biomechanical alignment when sitting, standing, and reaching. We will explore a training regimen designed to address specific back, neck, shoulder, hip and arm pain, as well as other injuries common to the dental profession caused by repetitive workplace positions and movements.

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SEMINAR INFORMATION

PAST SEMINARS

  • Western New York Dental Group 3 CE Credits
  • 34th Buffalo Niagara Dental Conference 3 CE Credits
  • Eighth District Dental Society 2 CE Credits
  • The Cattaraugus/Allegany County Dental Society 1.5 CE Credits
  • Alpha Omega Organization – Buffalo State University Dental students
  • Brewer Design, Milwaukee WI – Executive Ergonomic Seminar
  • Henry Schein, Fall Festival Long Island New York 2015
  • Big Apple Dental Meeting 2015
  • Henry Schein Fall Festival Long Island New York 2016
  • New Jersey Dental Association Dental Meeting 2016
  • Greater Detroit Dental Hygienist Meeting 2016
  • Greater Long Island Dental Meeting 2016
  • New Jersey Dental Association Dental meeting 2017
  • Big Apple Dental Meeting 2017
  • Michigan Periodontal Study Club for Dental Hygienists 2017

PARTICIPANT COMMENTS

  • “Course Content excellent!”
  • “Practical and useful information”
  • “We understand for the first time why dentists experience pain and what they need to do to correct it”
  • “What I learned today has already made a difference in how I feel”

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FUTURE SEMINARS

  • Big Apple Dental Meeting

    March 21, 2018