Clinical Application of the Platysma Muscle



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Clinical Application of the Platysma Muscle

Record date: July 2021

Length: 56 minutes

Approved for 1 NCCAOM PDA Category PE-CW

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Often overlooked in the treatment of a variety of MSK conditions, the platysma muscle can have profound influence in the treatment of specific MSK conditions. Treating the platysma can increase ROM and extension of the neck, balance and posture, help with clavicular involved shoulder dysfunctions, facial nerve palsies, and even TMJ. In this webinar, you will learn the clinical aspects of the platysma muscle, including the anatomy, innervations and actions, fascia, functions, mechanisms of injury, and specialized electro-acupuncture protocols that can be used on the platysma.

Course objectives:

  • Learn the anatomy, attachments, innervations, actions and fascia of the platysma muscle
  • Understand the clinical functions of the platysma
  • Understand the mechanisms of injury
  • Understand the conditions that can involve the platysma muscle
  • Review specialized EA protocols used to treat the platysma and related conditions

About Dr. Lombardi:

Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario, and has been practicing acupuncture for 19 years. Upon graduation, he founded Hamilton Back Clinic and since then has become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Over the past 15 years Anthony has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. He developed his EXSTORE® system, which he currently teaches along with motor points and electro-acupuncture, to physicians and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines. Dr. Lombardi's library continues to grow, with some 60 webinars available covering a variety of MSK and pain conditions, as well as patient practice management topics. He holds live seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada.