Academy director Dr. Phil Page recently gave 3 workshops on the Janda Approach to Muscle Imbalance featuring Thera-Band® products in South Korea and China. See pictures from the workshop on our Thera-Band Academy Facebook page.
40 South Korean physical therapists attended a 2-day workshop at Korea University Physical Therapy School in November to learn how to evaluate and treat Janda’s muscle imbalance syndromes. Thera-Band products including elastic bands, stability trainers, and balance boards were demonstrated. The workshop was sponsored by the Korean Society for Sports Physical Therapy and Naum Care, distributors of Thera-Band products in South Korea. Check out more photos on the KSSPT website here.
Following the workshop, Dr. Page toured the Korea Sport University and Olympic Training Center, where the Korean Olympic team uses Thera-Band products. Lead physical therapist for the Korean Olympic Team, Dr. Jehoon Lee is also an instructor for Thera-Band Academy.
At the Beijing Sports University, 100 sports physical therapists and trainers attended a 1-day workshop on November 8 featuring Thera-Band products. Dr. Page then toured the Sport Science Research Center, which uses Thera-Band products for Chinese Olympic athletes as well.
The Asian tour concluded with Dr. Page’s keynote lecture to 300 attendees of the First National Congress of Physical Therapy for the Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine in Nanchang, China and a 1-day workshop on Janda’s muscle imbalance syndromes. 70 physical therapists and physicians from China learned how to use Thera-Band products in a hands-on workshop the following day. Bicom, the Thera-Band distributor in mainland China sponsored the presentations. Check out photos on our Thera-Band Academy Facebook page.