fluid dynamics


Many factors are important for the body to be able to achieve a healthful state and recover from an injury or illness. One that is often overlooked is the ability of the body to re-establish or maintain proper fluid dynamics. The body has multiple mechanisms that need to work in a coordinated manner for body to be able to clean up debris and deliver substances and nutrients in and around the cells. In this class we will explore how the musculoskeletal, lymphatic, circulatory, renal, and respiratory systems integrate to maintain proper fluid dynamics which enables appropriate cellular function and improves health.

Learning Objectives (upon completion)

  1. The student will understand the physiological components of the fluid dynamic system.
  2. The student will understand the anatomical structures that are involved in promoting proper fluid dynamics.
  3. The student will understand how to perform various evaluation methods to determine if somatic dysfunctions may be compromising proper fluid dynamics.
  4. The student will understand how to perform various treatment techniques to correct somatic dysfunctions that may be compromising proper fluid dynamics.

Duration: Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8am-5pm; Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 8am-4pm

Location: Kennedy Krieger Institute, Greenspring Campus
3825 Greenspring Ave
Bowles Board Room (4th Floor of Kennedy Krieger High School)
Baltimore, MD 21211

Price: $575 / person

Instructors: Robert Cohen, M.A., P.T. and Jon Laking, M.A., P.T.

Contact: Robert Cohen, M.A., P.T. at 410-321-9292 or bob@baygrassinstitute.com

Target Audience: Healthcare providers: M.D., D.O., P.T., A.T.C., M.T., R.N., O.T., and other licensed or certified Healthcare Providers.

Continuing Education Credits: NCBTMB Approved Provider #1418. This course has been approved by NCBTMB and the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.5 CEUs (15 credit hours).

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