Learning Using our Proven Framework

Our engaging content system provides better recall and ease of implementation

  • Read and Review First

    In each module, you'll be given an opportunity to first read through the entire presentation. But your learning doesn't stop there, this simply helps you build a strong foundation and context for what's next.

  • View presentation lecture content

    Our instructor then goes through the presentation with you, explaining all of the material in an easy-to-digest format. You're also given a download of the presentation PDF for note-taking and reference material.

  • View Demonstration Videos

    Next, our instructors walk you through how to apply these hands-on concepts with your patients. These step-by-step demonstration tutorials help you visualize how each assessment and treatment works in a real-world situation.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

    • How to Navigate the Online Course Platform

    • Course Disclaimer {Required - General}

    • Copy of Course Disclaimer {Required}

  • 2

    Module 1: An Introduction to FAKTR PNE

    • Presentation: An Introduction to FAKTR PNE

    • Presentation Lecture: Introduction to FAKTR PNE

    • Presentation: Differential Diagnosis

    • Presentation Lecture: Differential Diagnosis and Examination

  • 3

    Module 2: Lab 1 - Entrapments from the Median Nerve

    • Presentation: Entrapments of the Median Nerve

    • Presentation Lecture: Median Nerve

    • Lab 1 - Median Nerve

  • 4

    Module 3: Lab 2 - Entrapments of the Ulnar Nerve

    • Presentation: Entrapments from Ulnar Nerve

    • Presentation Lecture: Entrapments of the Ulnar Nerve

    • Lab: Ulnar Nerve Entrapments

  • 5

    Module 4: Lab 3 - Entrapments of the Radial Nerve

    • Presentation: Radial Nerve Entrapments

    • Presentation Lecture: Radial Nerve Entrapments

    • Lab: Radial Nerve Entrapments

    • Lab Demonstration: Radial Nerve Flossing

    • Quiz: Modules 1-4

  • 6

    Module 5: Lab 4 - Entrapments of the Upper Arm

    • Presentation: Upper Arm Peripheral Nerve Entrapments

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Upper Arm

    • Lab: Nerve Entrapments of the Upper Arm

  • 7

    Module 6: Lab 5A - Entrapments of the Posterior Shoulder

    • Presentation: Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Posterior Shoulder

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Posterior Shoulder

    • Lab: Nerve Entrapments of the Posterior Shoulder

  • 8

    Module 7: Lab 5B - Entrapments of the Anterior Shoulder

    • Presentation: Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Anterior Shoulder

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Anterior Shoulder

    • Lab: Nerve Entrapments of the Anterior Shoulder

  • 9

    Module 8: Lab 6 - Entrapments of the Neck

    • Presentation: Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Neck

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Neck

    • Lab: Nerve Entrapments of the Neck

    • Quiz: Modules 5-8

  • 10

    Module 9: Neurogenic Inflammation

    • Presentation: Neurogenic Inflammation

    • Presentation Lecture: Neurogenic Inflammation

    • Supplemental Demonstration: Neurogenic Inflammation - Pinwheel Test

  • 11

    Module 10: Lab 7A - Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh

    • Presentation: Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh

    • Presentation Lecture: Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh

    • Lab: Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh

  • 12

    Module 11: Lab 7B - Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh

    • Presentation: Peripheral Nerve Entrapment of the Pelvis and Thigh

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh (Cont).

    • Lab: Nerve Entrapments of the Pelvis and Thigh

  • 13

    Module 12: Lab 8 - Entrapments of the Lower Leg

    • Presentation: Peripheral Entrapments of the Lower Leg

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Lower Leg

    • Lab: Entrapments of the Lower Leg

  • 14

    Module 13: Lab 9 - Entrapments of the Foot and Ankle

    • Presentation: Nerve Entrapments of the Foot and Ankle

    • Presentation Lecture: Nerve Entrapments of the Foot and Ankle

    • Lab: Nerve Entrapments of the Foot and Ankle

  • 15

    Review of Literature

    • Research Review: NERVE ENTRAPMENT IN THE HIP REGION: CURRENT CONCEPTS REVIEW

    • Research Review: ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENT ON SELECTED PERIPHERAL NERVE ENTRAPMENT PATHOLOGIES

    • Research Review: ACUTE EFFECTS OF NEURAL GLIDING ON ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

    • Research Review: PERIPHERAL NERVE ENTRAPMENT AND INJURY IN THE UPPER EXTREMITY

    • Research Review: RESOLUTION OF VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS BY TREATING A RECURRENT LARYNGEAL NERVE ENTRAPMENT

    • Literature Review Quiz

  • 16

    Supplemental Materials: Video Demonstrations

    • Supplemental Material: Axillary Nerve Flossing

    • Supplemental Material: Long Thoracic Nerve Flossing

    • Supplemental Material : Pencil Test

    • Supplemental Material: Medial Pectoral Nerve Flossing

    • Supplemental Material: Peroneal Nerve Flossing

    • Supplemental Material: Modified Thomas Test

  • 17

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam

Instructors

Learn more about the co-developers of FAKTR PNE


Harold (Mike) Olson, DC, CCSP, ICCSP

 


Dr. Harold (Mike) Olson practices at Bigfork Valley Hospital in northern Minnesota, where he was hired to implement the first chiropractic department within the hospital.  He has served as a post-grad instructor on soft tissue treatments and is an adjunct faculty member of Palmer College of Chiropractic in the new Multidisciplinary Environments elective.

In 2019, Dr. Olson co-developed the FAKTR Peripheral Nerve Entrapment course with Dr. Spencer Lindholm, teaching practitioners and students how to identify and treat conditions associated with peripheral nerve entrapments.

Dr. Olson has special interests in sports medicine, having obtained both his Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician degree from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and his International Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician Degree from International Federation of Sports Chiropractic. Dr. Olson is privileged to be able to work with numerous high school athletes in his community.

He also has special interest in enhancing the chiropractic literature. He has numerous publications with regards to peripheral nerve entrapments, chiropractic management of concussion, and other sports-injury related ailments.

Lastly, he enjoys lecturing on behalf of chiropractic and sports medicine. He has been a platform presenter for the for the Association of Chiropractic College annual Research Agenda Conference for several years, lecturing on concussion management and sports injuries in addition to lecturing for past Palmer College Homecomings.

Dr. Olson is a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College (Summa Cum Laude), where he was salutatorian for his class.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children, and enjoying the northern Minnesota outdoor recreational opportunities.



Spencer Lindholm, DC, CCSP, FAKTR

 

Dr. Spencer Lindholm is originally from Minnesota where he excelled as a two sport athlete playing hockey and running track. He competed in college track while completing his undergraduate studies at UW – Eau Claire and played hockey for the Palmer College of Chiropractic team while earning his doctorate. While attending Palmer College of Chiropractic he was president of the Palmer Extremities Club, a member of Palmer Sports Council, a rehabilitation department intern, and a teaching assistant for the diagnosis and radiology department as well as active and passive care classes. Dr. Lindholm completed his chiropractic residency at a rural hospital in northern Minnesota where he was able to practice in an interdisciplinary setting treating complex conditions and cases.


After graduating from Palmer College, Dr. Lindholm completed numerous certifications and continuing education courses on the evaluation and treatment of soft tissue and sports-related injuries. He now utilizes this training and his experience as an athlete to help active individuals get back to activity and focus on performance. Dr. Lindholm currently practices in Denver, CO and is the owner of Kinetic Sports Medicine & Rehab. He has worked extensively with dozens of professional athletes from various sports including many of the Denver Broncos and specializes in treating functional fitness athletes, strength & conditioning athletes, runners, triathletes, and all amateur/youth sports athletes.

In his free time, Dr. Lindholm enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs as well as training functional fitness, playing hockey, running, hiking, and hunting. 



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