Gait Recovery and Orthotic Management in Rehabilitation in Adults with Neurological Injury or Disease

This course will provide participants with essential tools for examination and evaluation of gait in adults with neurological injury or disease, with the end goal of determining appropriate therapeutic interventions and/or orthotic management to maximize gait recovery. Stroke will be the diagnosis emphasized in the course because of its prevalence, but the course will also address gait dysfunction and recovery in spinal cord injury, Parkinson ’s disease, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, and other neuromuscular disorders. Common gait deviations and trends in gait recovery will be discussed. Evidence based activity, exercise, and orthotic interventions specific to the rehabilitation and recovery of gait will be presented. Participants will have opportunities to see and handle orthotic examples and practice application of information through video and paper patient cases.

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The Foot and Ankle Complex

The foot and ankle comprise one of the most fascinating and complex areas of human anatomy and divine engineering. Dysfunction in this anatomical region can be difficult to assess, and the same physiological movements often are referenced using several different terms. Foot function can influence lower quarter kinematics and kinetics, as well as lower quarter function having the potential to influence foot kinematics and kinetics. The purpose of this program is to enhance the ability to: understand the biomechanics of this anatomic region; assess foot, ankle, and selected aspects of lower quarter dysfunction accurately; and plan and implement appropriate treatment regimens for these pathologies, including the use of foot orthoses and shoewear.

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Stroke Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care: An Evidence Based Approach

This course will provide participants with essential tools for clinical examination and intervention of persons following a stroke, across the continuum of care. Common impairments, activity restrictions, and participation limitations will be discussed. Evidence based interventions specific to the rehabilitation and recovery of basic mobility following stroke will be presented. Participants will have opportunities to see and work through examples and practice application of information through lecture and hands on labs.

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The NeuroVestibular Complex

This hands-on course is designed to bridge the gap between evaluation and treatment of adult patients with balance disorders associated with vestibular dysfunction.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Nov 4, 2017 – Nov 5, 2017

    206 2nd Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208

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    Manatee Memorial Hospital
    206 2nd Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208

    Course Location
    Manatee Memorial Hospital
    206 2nd Street East
    Bradenton, FL 34208

    Main Hospital Number: 941-746-5111
    www.manateememorial.com

    The course will be held in the hospital’s auditorium. Enter the hospital’s main entrance near the parking garage and go to the information desk. They will be glad to direct you to the auditorium.

    Directions
    If you take Exit 220 (State Road 64) off I-75, you will travel west approximately 5-6 miles. The hospital is located at the corner of State Road 64 (Manatee Avenue) and US Highway 41 (First Street).

    Area Accommodations
    Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota Riverfront – 941-747-3727
    100 Riverfront Drive, Bradenton, FL
    (0.2 miles away)

    Holiday Inn Express Bradenton – 941-795-4633
    4450 47th Street W, Bradenton, FL
    (3.8 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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Building Better Balance and Preventing Falls

This two-day course provides participants with skills and strategies to address the complex problems of balance dysfunction and falls in geriatric and neurologic clients. Participants will further develop their skills in identifying individuals at risk for falls and conducting a comprehensive evaluation to guide intervention. Assessment skills based on key risk factors for balance dysfunction and objective outcomes will be emphasized. Evidence-based and best practice treatment strategies provide participants with a variety of skills to address different aspects of balance dysfunction. The course will also focus on utilization of standardized assessment measures and treatment strategies across client functional levels. Assessment procedures and treatment techniques will be demonstrated and reinforced with hands on practice time and case studies to allow for integration of the material.

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