Riverside serves as a host location for a variety of therapy educational programs offered by external groups. We encourage personal and professional development through ongoing continuing education. Upcoming programs are below. For more information or to register, please contact Julie Scott at 757-928-8050 or julie.scott@rivhs.com.

The Lumbar Complex

By Great Lakes Seminars, www.glseminars.com
July 23-24, 2016
Host Site: Riverside Rehabilitation Institute

This class was designed to give the clinician a thorough and in-depth understanding of the lumbar spine complex. It is evidence-based and incorporates muscle energy technique, articular mobilization, myofascial release and stabilization exercises to give you a multi-faceted approach that gives you all the tools to treat this area with confidence. You should feel very comfortable with most lumbar patients once you leave this class.

Part A - MDT: Lumbar Spine
By Great Lakes Seminars, www.glseminars.com
August 19-21, 2016
Host Site: Riverside Rehabilitation Institute

An introduction to the concepts and applications of the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, focusing on the lumbar spine. Principle format is lecture, discussion and live patient demonstrations.

Part B - MDT: Cervical and Thoracic Spine
By Great Lakes Seminars, www.glseminars.com
November 4-6, 2016
Host Site: Riverside Rehabilitation Institute

This course examines how McKenzie MDT applies to the cervical and thoracic spines, utilizing the same teaching format as Part A. It also begins with a comprehensive online session, followed by a three-day live course. Upon completion of the course, you will be given access to additional videos of MDT Procedures relevant to this phase in the curriculum.

Educational Assistance

Riverside realizes the value of offering educational assistance to team members who wish to increase their job knowledge, upgrade qualifications or prepare for future opportunities within Riverside. Our Educational Assistance Program is a reimbursement-based program available to full-time and part-time team members from day 1.