A Therapists Guide to Foam Rolling

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A Therapists Guide to Foam Rolling

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In this webinar, we will explore the connection between the anatomy and physiology of muscle contraction and the myofascia and trigger points that can lead to pain. We will delve into the importance of understanding dysfunctional myofascial chains and how foam rolling can be an effective tool in addressing them. We will review evidence-based research on foam rolling, including the types of rollers available, their functions, and the benefits of incorporating them into rehabilitation programs. Additionally, we will cover the techniques for foam rolling major muscle groups to improve muscle length and mobility, and address trigger points to add another effective tool to your toolbox for rehabilitation. 


By the end of this webinar, you will have gained valuable knowledge and skills to better serve your clients and patients in their journey towards improved health and wellness.

Course objectives:

  1. Understand the anatomy and physiology of the muscle and how foam rolling can affect it.
  2. Analyze the effect of foam rolling on myofascia and the autonomic nervous system.
  3. Evaluate the benefits of foam rolling on posture, pain, and body awareness.
  4. Develop skills in foam rolling techniques for major muscle groups in the upper and lower extremities.
  5. Correlate foam rolling techniques to specific diagnoses and conditions.
  6. Demonstrate effective communication skills in educating others about foam rolling and its benefits.

Course outline;

Total duration :3 Hours

30 min : Anatomy and physiology of muscle and muscle contraction. 

45 min: Effect of rolling on myofascia, trigger point and benefits

45 min: Evidence based research on foam rolling. 

30 min: Foam rolling techniques for major muscle groups :  soleus, gastrocnemius, tibialis, peroneals, Quadriceps, psoas, piriformis, pectorals, latissimus dorsi, thoracic spine  


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Dr Rina Pandya PT DPT

Dr Rina Pandya PT DPT

Course Instructor

Dr. Rina’s physical therapy career spans over 23 years, through the UK, the USA and the Middle East. She has worked in Nationalized Healthcare Services, American health care and self pay services in acute care, in-patient rehab, skilled nursing facility, home healthcare and outpatient clinic. In addition to being a clinician she has developed specialty programs based on evidence-based practice in her role as a project manager. She has also managed the Physical Therapy department in the capacity of Head of Department in a premier private hospital in Oman. Rina is an internationally published webinar presenter; many of her courses are highlighted on Physiopedia/ Physio Plus. Her pocket books are now available on Amazon titled-- Orthopedic Assessments made easy

Dr. Pandya graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina conducts live webinars and is part of the continuing professional development teaching community with courses published in the UK, US, South Africa, Ireland and Australia.  Rina is a member of APTA, HCPC-UK and OAP-Oman. 



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