Total Motion Release Seminars
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Susan Blum , PT, has been practicing physical therapy since 1975 after graduating from the University of Vermont. Susan has an extensive continuing education background including topics in traditional pediatric methods, treatment of torticollis, neuro-rehabilitation, pediatric and adult orthopedics, motor learning, manual techniques including pediatric mobilization, serial casting and orthotics, Positional Release, MFR, Therapeutic Touch, visceral mobilization, Cranio-Sacral techniques, NDT facilitation, management of torticollis & plagiocephally, CP, respiratory issues, vestibular issues, movement methods including Feldenkrais, Yoga, Tai Chi.
Susan has adapted TMR for the pediatric population and developed a system to apply the TMR concepts for achievement of functional outcomes. Susan has taught this concept to several hundred therapists and provided post course coaching and support to assist them in developing a proficient application. For over 25 years Susan has treated children from birth to age 21 in school and community settings Currently she provides PT services and consultation in the York, Pennsylvania area primarily with Early Intervention. Susan also sees older children and young adults with multiple handicaps.
She treats patients with a wide variety of pediatric issues including cerebral palsy, orthopedic issues, gait asymmetries, torticollis, developmental delays and other neuro-motor disorders. All have benefited from TMR and exceeded former expectations. It continues to be a tremendous joy for Susan to witness a child access mobility, which was previously considered unavailable.
Employing traditional pediatric strategies while utilizing the step-by- step TMR approach, she is able to create more effective care plans. The results have yielded accelerated progress and empowered families who are better able to manage the care of their loved ones. The dramatic improvement in achievement of functional outcomes reported by therapists and families has inspired Susan to offer courses through out the country in order to make to this concept available to all patients.
Thanks to the relief of chronic pain issues obtained with TMR, Susan and her husband Jeff are again able to fully enjoy the outdoor activities that they love including hiking and camping with their dogs.
The TMR concept has radically changed Susan's life and practice in many ways. Her goal and passion is to share the “gift” of TMR with colleagues, patients, their families and caregivers so that they too may experience the joys and benefits of this most, wonderful program.