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Nicholas Manzanares

Absolutely one of my favorite courses covered , perfect explanation on everything. I wish school covered the material this in depth but while also connecting the puzzle pieces

Absolutely one of my favorite courses covered , perfect explanation on everything. I wish school covered the material this in depth but while also connecting the puzzle pieces

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Alecia Beckford-Stewart

Honestly the best resource to begin practice with. Being able to watch the videos at your own pace and having that be reinforced with the in person sessions after was extremely helpful.

Honestly the best resource to begin practice with. Being able to watch the videos at your own pace and having that be reinforced with the in person sessions after was extremely helpful.

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Course Blueprint

  • 34 Course Modules

    Experience the FAKTR online course through videos, recorded lectures, presentations and demonstration tutorials.

  • 12 Contact Hours

    This course offers up to 12 CE hours in virtual, on-demand learning. Please see the CE Approvals page for specific states and professions.

  • Who Can Take This Course?

    This Diagnostic track of the course is for licensed healthcare practitioners who CAN diagnose as part of their scope of practice. This track is also applicable to students enrolled in those degree programs.

Registration Options

Register for immediate access. This fulfills the online portion of FAKTR Certification

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • How to use this Course: Hands-On Learning in a Virtual Environment

    • How to Navigate the Online Course Platform

    • Course Disclaimer {Required}

  2. 2
    • FAKTR Didactic Presentation Notes (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR for the Cervical Spine Notes (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR for the Elbow Notes (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR for the Wrist and Hand (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR Didactic Presentation Notes (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR for the Hip Knee and Thigh (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR for the Lower Leg Ankle and Foot (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR for the Lumbar Pelvis and Torso (Downloadable PDF)

    • Rehab Tools for Use with FAKTR (from the archive)

    • FAKTR for the Shoulder Notes (Downloadable PDF)

    • FAKTR Rehab Tools - Presentation Notes

    • Products Used with FAKTR

  3. 3
    • Introduction to FAKTR with Dr. Tom Hyde (from the archives)

    • FAKTR Didactic Lecture with Dr. Todd Riddle

    • FAKTR Fundamentals - Introduction to IASTM and Demos with Dr. Tom Hyde

    • Introduction to Joint Compression Flossing

    • Introduction to Cupping

    • Introduction to Wobble Bar Training

  4. 4
    • FAKTR for the Cervical Spine (Recommended Reading)

    • Intro to Cervical Spine and Assessment

    • Cervical Assessments: Toothpick Test

    • Cervical Assessment: Neck Coordination Test

    • Orthopedic Testing Clusters - An Introduction

    • Cervical Orthopedic Testing Clusters

  5. 5
    • Static: Cervical Spine

    • Motion: Cervical Spine

    • Resistance: Cervical Spine

    • Function: Cervical Spine

    • Function: Cervical Spine Volleyball

    • Proprioception with Wobble Bar: Cervical Spine

    • Proprioception with Theraband: Cervical Spine

  6. 6
    • Chin tuck with resistance

    • Deep Neck Flexors theraband

    • Looking in Blind Spot

    • Intro to TMJ Treatment

    • TMJ Treatment

    • CS Assisted ROM

    • CS AROM flex ext

    • CS chin tuck side view

    • CS chin tuck

    • CS Facet AROM

    • CS Flexion

    • CS Rotation Position

    • CS Rotation Theraband

    • CS Side Flexion Position

    • CT Typing

  7. 7
    • Dynamic Tape Properties

    • Dynamic Tape Preparation

    • Dynamic Tape Application and Removal

    • How to Handle Dynamic Tape

    • Cervical Offload Tape Application

  8. 8
    • FAKTR for the Shoulder (Recommended Reading)

    • Intro to Shoulder

    • Shoulder Assessment

    • Rotator Cuff Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • SLAP Lesion Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • AC Joint Pathology Ortho Test Clusters

    • Gleno-Humeral Instability Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • Glenoid Labrum Tear Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • Quadrilateral Space Syndrome and Analysis

  9. 9
    • Static: Shoulder Complex

    • Motion: Shoulder Complex

    • Motion: Floss Application for the Shoulder

    • Motion: Shoulder Floss- Flexion w/o resistance

    • Motion: Shoulder Floss - Flexion with Theraband

    • Motion: Shoulder SubScap Release

    • Resistance: Shoulder Complex

    • Function: Shoulder Complex

    • Proprioception: Shoulder Complex

  10. 10
    • SHL Throwing motion

    • SHL Resisted ABD

    • Scap Retraction protraction

    • SHL ABD

    • SHL Active Flex (2)

    • SHL Active ABD

    • SHL Active Flex

    • SHL Active IR ER

    • SHL reach behind back

  11. 11
    • Upper Shoulder Application

    • Upper Limb Offload

    • Taping for Glenohumeral and AC Joint Instabilities

  12. 12
    • FAKTR for the Elbow (Recommended Reading)

    • Intro to Elbow and Static Treatment

    • Motion: Elbow Floss- Application

    • Motion: Elbow Treatment

    • Resistance: Elbow Tyler Twist

    • Resistance: Reverse Tyler Twist

    • Elbow Floss- Flexion and Extension

    • Motion: Floss - Elbow Flexion/Extension

    • Resistance: Elbow Pronation and Supination

    • Function: Elbow

    • Proprioception: Elbow

  13. 13
    • Reverse Tyler Twist

    • Opening jars

    • Elbow ball squeeze

    • Elbow Coupled Motion

    • Elbow Coupled Motions 2

  14. 14
    • Taping Application: Wrist Extensor Support

    • Taping Application: Tennis Elbow

  15. 15
    • FAKTR for the Wrist and Hand (Recommended Reading)

    • Intro to Wrist and Hand

    • Motion: Floss - Wrist Application

    • Motion: Wrist and Hand

    • Motion: Floss- Wrist Application with FAKTR XL

    • Motion: Floss XL- Wrist Active ROM

    • Resistance: Wrist and Hand

    • Function: Wrist and Hand

    • Function: Wrist and Hand

    • Proprioception: Wrist and Hand

  16. 16
    • DT Application: Thumb Taping

    • DT Application: Thumb Extension and Abduction

    • DT Application: Ulnar Wrist Derotation

    • DT Application: Mallet Finger

    • DT Application: Carpal Instability

    • DT Application: Carpal Tunnel

    • DT Application: Carpometacarpal

    • DT Application: Finger Ligament Support

  17. 17
    • FAKTR for the Torso, Lumbar and Pelvis (Recommended Reading)

    • Introduction to Torso, Lumbar and Pelvic Assessments

    • Breathing Assessment

    • Trunk Extension and Rotation

    • Maignes Syndrome Introduction and Testing

    • SI Joint Dysfunction Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • Thoraco-Lumbar Assessment Wrap-Up

  18. 18
    • Static: Standing Lumbar Treatment

    • Motion: Standing Lumbar Trtmt

    • Motion: Quadruped Treatment

    • Motion: Big 3 Exercises

    • Resistance: Hip-Hinge

    • Function: Farmers Carry and Tennis Swing

    • Function: Pallof Press

    • Proprioception: Torso, Lumbar and Pelvis

    • Case Study: Anthony Watson (Jamaican Skeleton Athlete)

  19. 19
    • LS lateral flexion with resistance

    • LS Lawnmower pull

    • LS Plank c X ext

    • LS resisted Flex-ext on Ijoy

    • LS resisted flex-ext

    • LS rotation with resistance 1

    • Abdominals on Ball

  20. 20
    • Biomechanical Taping for the Lower Back

    • Biomechanical Taping for Back Extension

    • Biomechanical Taping for Abdominal Muscles

  21. 21
    • FAKTR for the Hip Knee and Thigh (Recommended Reading)

    • Intro to HipKnee Assessment and Abduction

    • Assessment_Hip Abduction

    • Meniscus Tear Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • ACL Rupture Orthopedic Test Clusters

    • Hip Knee Assessment Wrap-Up

  22. 22
    • Static: HipKnee Side-Lying

    • Motion: Hip, Knee and Thigh

    • Motion: Knee Floss- Application

    • Motion: Hip Floss- Application with FAKTR XL

    • Motion: Hip Floss - Bodyweight side lunge

    • Motion: Knee Floss- Front Lunge

    • Motion: Knee Floss- Bodyweight squats

    • Resistance: Hip, Knee and Thigh

    • Function: Nordic hamstrings and kicks

    • Proprioception: Hip Knee Quick Kicks

    • Case Study: MCL Tear

  23. 23
    • Hip 1 - Intro & Position

    • Hip 2 - Position Glute

    • Hip 3 - Position Psoas

    • Hip 4 - Position IT Band

    • Hip 5 - Movement Proprio Kicks

    • Hip 6 -Movement Psoas

    • Hip 7 - Movements Side Lying

    • Hip 8 - Resistance with Proprio Kicks

    • Hip 9 - Resistance in Extension

    • Hip 10- Resistance in Flexion

    • Hip 11 - Resistance Stepdown

    • Hip 12 - Resistance Psoas

    • Hip 13 - Functional Squat

    • Hip 14 - Functional Lunge

    • Hip 15 -Functional Hamstring Stretch

    • Hip 16 - Functional Piriformis Stretch

    • Hip 17 - Proprioception Squat

    • Hip 18 - Proprioception Lunge

    • Hip 19 -Proprioception Side Lunge

    • Hip 20 -Proprio Stepdown

    • Knee AROM Flex Ext

    • Knee extension

    • Knee supine knee ext against physioball

    • Thigh lunge on Bosu

    • Popliteus with Perfect pushup

    • Quad Standing Static Stretch

    • Thigh Lunge on Stability pad

    • Thigh standing knee ext

    • Thigh Side lunge on bosu

  24. 24
    • DT Application: Patellafemoral Loop

    • DT Application: Knee Extension with Quad Offload

    • DT Application: Knee Extension with Patella Tendon Offload

    • DT Application: Knee Flexion Hamstring

    • DT Application: Knee Flexion

    • DT Application: Patellafemoral Sling

    • DT Application: Hip Adduction Internal Rotation

    • DT Application: Hip Extension Abduction External Rotation

    • DT Application: Hip Adduction Internal Rotation

    • DT Application: Medial Collateral of the Knee

  25. 25
    • FAKTR for the Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot (Recommended Reading)

    • Intro to Ankle/Foot Assessment

    • Ankle/Foot Assessments

    • Ankle/Foot Dorsiflexion Assessment

  26. 26
    • Intro to Foot and Ankle

    • Motion: Ankle and Foot

    • Motion: Ankle Floss- Application

    • Motion: Ankle Floss- Self mobilization

    • Motion: Ankle Floss- Mobilization with power band

    • Resistance: Ankle and Foot

    • Function: Ankle/Foot on the Toe Pro

    • Function: Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot

    • Proprioception: Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot

    • Intro to Lower Leg

    • Motion: Lower Leg

    • Motion: Floss Calf Application

    • Motion: Floss Self-Application Floss XL

    • Motion: Floss XL Calf Raise

    • Resistance: Lower Leg

    • Function: Lower Leg

    • Case Study: Akwasi Frimpong (Skeleton Athlete (Ghana), 2018 Winter Olympics)

  27. 27
    • Toes Active Flex Ext (3)

    • Toe raise on stability pad

    • Shin splints with standing dorsi

    • Propriokick ABD

    • Plantar Fascia with resistance

    • Lateral compartment

    • First Toe Flexion 2

    • Toe Active Flex/Ext

    • Toe Raise on Stability Pad

    • First Toe Ext on Stability Pad

  28. 28
    • Effects of Arch Taping in Kinematics and Kinetics

    • Effects of Arch Taping on Dorsal Arch Height

    • Effects of Arch Taping on Medial Drift

    • DT Taping: Achilles Force Kilos

    • DT Application: Ankle Force Closure

    • Ankle Force in Lbs

    • DT Application: Arch Support

    • DT Application: Hallux Valgus

    • DT Application: Figure 8 Arch Support

    • DT Application: Arch Support

    • DT Application: Lateral Ankle Ligament Complex

    • DT Application: Plantar Flexion

  29. 29
    • Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapments Part I

    • FAKTR Fundamentals - Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapments II

  30. 30
    • TOS Test 1 - Scalenes

    • TOS Treatment 1 - Scalenes

    • TOS Test 2 - Pectoralis Part 1

    • TOS Test 3 - Pectoralis Part 2

    • Tos Treatment 2 - Pectoralis

    • TOS Test 4- Axillary Fascia

    • TOS Treatment 3 - Axillary Fascia

  31. 31
    • Radial Nerve Test 1 - Supinator

    • Radial Nerve Treatment 1 - Supinator

    • Radial Nerve Test 2 - Supinator

    • Radial Nerve Test 2 - Brachioradialis

    • Radial Nerve Treatment 2 - Brachioradialis

    • Radial Nerve Test 3 - Triceps

    • Radial Nerve Treatment 3 - Triceps

    • Radial Nerve Test 4 - Triangular Space

    • Radial Nerve Treatment 4 - Triangular Space

  32. 32
    • Median Nerve Test 1- TCL

    • Median Nerve Treatment 1 - TCL

    • Median Nerve Test 2 - FCR_PB

    • Median Nerve Treatment 2 - FCR_PB

    • Median Nerve Test 3 - Pronator Teres

    • Median Nerve Treatment 3 - Pronator Teres

    • Median Nerve Test 4 - Lacertus Fibrosis

    • Median Nerve Treatment 4 - Lacertus Fibrosis

    • Median Nerve Test 5 - Ligament of Struthers

  33. 33
    • Ulnar Nerve Test 1 - Tunnel of Guyon

    • Ulnar Nerve Treatment 1 - Tunnel of Guyon

    • Ulnar Nerve Test 2 - FCU Distal

    • Ulnar Nerve Treatment 2 - FCU Distal

    • Ulnar Nerve Test 3- FCU Proximal

    • Ulnar Nerve Treatment 3 - FCU Proximal

    • Ulnar Nerve Test 4 - Cubital Tunnel

    • Ulnar Nerve Treatment 4 - Cubital Tunnel

    • Ulnar Nerve Test 5 - Intermuscular Septum

    • Ulnar Nerve Treatment 5 - Intermuscular Septum

  34. 34
    • Cupping Selection

    • Static Cupping and Transition to Cupping with Motion

    • Shoulder Cupping Application

    • Dynamic Cupping

    • Cupping Application: Maigne's Syndrome

  35. 35
    • FAKTR Final Exam - Diagnostic

  36. 36
    • Post-Course Survey (Required for CE Credit)

    • Final Step - Request your CE Certificate Here