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Manual Therapy for the Older Adult: Demonstrations of the Latest Clinical Approaches

GREAT Seminars and Books

Format(s):   Online Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   5
Registration Fee:   $149

Discuss the efficacy of manual therapy for a myriad of conditions affecting older adults Demonstrate the DonTigny, Deyle, Bautman, Bennell and many other manual protocols Critiques the performance of performing the demonstrated manual techniques Compare and contrast various manual techniques for a myriad of conditions affecting older adults Create documentation that justifies manual therapy for older adult

Target Audience

Manual therapy is a critical component of multifaceted care for older adults. This course will reveal all the latest evidence on efficacy, frequency, duration and how to properly perform the myriad of manual techniques that have been proven to be effective in the research literature. Dr Carole Lewis PT, DPT, GCS, GTCCS, MPA, MSG, PhD, FSOAE, FAPTA will provide an exhaustive review of the literature for issues commonly seen in older adults: back and neck pain, shoulder, hip, foot, upper extremity and knee problems. She will then explain and demonstrate any exercise protocols associated with the manual therapy techniques. Dennis Welling, PT, MTC, DPT, FSOAE experienced and dually certified manual therapist will demonstrate all the manual techniques described on an older patient and will teach the proper application to another therapist so you can see the common mistakes and suggestions for proper execution of this important modality.

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