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Gait and Balance Not Falling For You

GREAT Seminars and Books

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

Summarize the latest gait and balance evaluation and treatment techniques Thoroughly evaluate a patient utilizing several different impairment/functional assessment tools. Design an effective treatment program with the ability to provide detailed explanations of the treatment techniques chosen. Support evidence-based interventions through documentation of goals.

Target Audience

Experience a real-time slice of life with Dr. Carole Lewis treating an 87-year old woman with gait and balance problems. This course begins with the evidence that therapist need for treating a myriad of gait and balance problems. Then you will go into real time evaluation that gives you evidence based functional assessment tools as well as the most important impairment measurements. Dr. Lewis will explain why she has selected each aspect of measurement, which will help you, the practitioner, improve your documentation of outcomes for enhanced patient care. The presentation will then focus intensely on treatment and provide numerous strategies for getting the best results. You will learn about the latest research supporting these approaches and you will see Dr. Lewis demonstrating how to perform each treatment technique and how to progress these techniques. The evaluation and treatment segments are clearly demonstrated on video clips of Dr. Lewis working with a real patient. The program ends with a case study that puts together all that has been presented. You will learn about the latest most comprehensive approaches to gait and balance that you can then use immediately in a clinical setting.

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