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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 impartments. 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. 

Course Outline:

Day 1

Understanding Normal Movement

Movement Lab

Musculoskeletal Interventions Theory

Surface Anatomy Lab

Musculoskeletal intervention Lab

Peripheral Joint Mobilizations

Joint Mobilizations Lab

Day 2

A Conceptual Model of Assessment and Treatment of The Pt. With Spasticity

Motor Control Rehabilitation

Motor Control Rehabilitation continued

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

Early Bird Registration Fee - $350. Register before October 5, 2012.
Registration Fee - $400

*The seminar is only held at the Grey Nuns Hospital and is not necessarily endorsed or supported by Covenant Health. 

Grey Nuns Community Hospital - Room 0647
1100 Youville Drive West
Edmonton, AB
T6L 5X8

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