Seminars Details

Physical Treatment of the Neurological Patient: An Impairment Based Approach for Occupational and Physical Therapists

Presented by: Don Simoneau, BScOT, OT(c)                                                                                              
Course Description:

This two-day seminar is designed for occupational and physiotherapists working with patients who have functional limitations from neurological impairments. This course is designed to introduce the components of treatment required to appropriately address the physical needs of patients with neurological impairments including stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries. The primary goal of this course is to provide a conceptual foundation onto which further education and experience can be built.

The seminar will incorporate hands-on practice with other participants to further integrate theory and skills learned during the two days of instruction. 

** Only 12 participants total for this course **

Course Outline:



Normal movement lab

Sit to stand

Arm elevation

Hand fx

Surface anatomy


MSK interventions

Introduction to peripheral joint mobs



Motor control theory

Lab (surface anatomy review, joint mobs)


Assessing and treating spasticity

Patient scenario/ problem solving lab

Developing Theories of Abnormal Movements and addressing the issues with application of techniques discussed over the weekend

Early Bird Registration Fee 
- $375 - register on or before March 01, 2023 
Registration Fee - $425

Summit Room - Healthcare Solutions (South Edmonton)
5920 Gateway Blvd. NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6H 2H6

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