ASTR Online Course Curriculum
You will learn:
- Proper evaluation
- Critical thinking algorithms for distinguishing between different dysfunctions
- Over 40 unique manual maneuvers
- ASTR’s Instruments (A1, A2, A3, A4 & A5)
- Treatment plans
- Commonly treated conditions
- The most effective treatment protocols
- Protocols for exercise progression
- Nutrition screening
- Core stabilization
- Functional training
- Posture- gait- body mechanics training
- Stress management
- Lifestyle analysis
- Patient education materials
- ASTR wellness programs
Below are the topics and techniques covered in the course:
- ASTR’s roadmap
- Anatomy and physiology
- Muscle spasm scaleTM
- Muscle spasm release
- Trigger points release
- 30+ manual maneuvers (lab)
- Fascia scaleTM
- Fascia release using hands
- Fascia release using A1 & A2 (ASTR’s instruments)
- Visceral fascia release
- Manual maneuvers (lab)
- Levels 1 & 2 clinical integration
- Healing cycle
- Fibrosis scaleTM
- Fibrosis release using A3 & A4 (ASTR’s instruments)
- Deep fascia release using A5 (ASTR’s instument)
- Levels 1,2 & 3 clinical integration
- GI dysfunctions
- Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE)
- ASTR’s Principles
- Core stabilization
- Gait analysis
- Posture analysis
- Lifestyle analysis
- Inflammation treatment
- Critical thinking
- Diagnosis algorithm
- ASTR’s protocols for common conditions (lab)
- ASTR’s patient handouts
- Exercise progressions
- Home exercise programs
- Mindset (stress management)
- Discharge plan
- Clinical integration
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Doctors Recommend ASTR
"Typically, before ASTR I would see patients 2-3 months at the time, to get the results I get with ASTR. With ASTR treatment I get the results in less than 5 visits"
"It is different than other classes that I took because it is involve the whole body and it is backed up by research and it is effective, you will see results immediately"
"ASTR class is solid and the treatment will change your practice... I feel that every physical therapist should know about ASTR... Physical therapist, chiropractors and wellness professional join ASTR classes."
"If you look for something that will get patients fast results and satisfying results, this is definitely the course you should take, learn and use it right away on your patients. I definitely recommend it"
"I have been looking for something like ASTR since then, for 32 years!....You have to take this class from Dr. Jacobs, these are the best results and I have looked at everything else and tried and eventually nothing worked and this is stunning!"
"From chiropractic school we taught to treat the whole body and this is a system (ASTR) that does that in very efficiently way with immediate results"
"I have been in the physical therapy industry for over 3 yrs now. 6 months ago, I started working with Dr.Jacobs and I have to say that I have never witness such a successful rate of patient recovery as I have here. Dr Joseph Jacobs definitely knows how to get to the root of the patients ailment by his patented tools and methods of physical therapy. I was skeptical at first, but after repeatedly witnessing patients recovery, I have come to believe in his practice. I am proud to be a part of helping patients with their recovery."
"Dr. Jacobs is very knowledgable, I respect him a lot....If you want to improve your practice, you have to take ASTR class. This something will be bigger and bigger in the future"
"ASTR is a very unique concept and discipline by itself, you can not learn this anywhere else. I have not seen or practiced anything as unique as ASTR. You can not say I graduated and get all the knowledge that I need, you have to try ASTR because it does work and I highly recommend it"
"Dr. Jacobs is pioneer, he came up with much easier applications that does very quick myofascial release. It is very easy on the patient and on the practitioner who apply it. I am extremely thrilled with ASTR technique. I hope all practitioner doing physical medicine to take a look at this."
"I definitely encourage (healthcare providers) to check this program and enroll and be part of this revolutionary treatment. This is the best manual therapy class I ever took"