Have you ever met a therapist who displayed such a tremendous amount of skill in one particular area of rehabilitation? If not this just may be your first encounter with such a person. Barry Morgan , PT takes you on a educational journey into vestibular rehab. He demonstrates clinical evaluation tests and treatments while providing pearls of clinical wisdom.
Build your knowledge of the top treatment protocols for the post surgical spine patient with this exciting online/DVD continuing education course. Carol McFarland, PT, PhD, OCS focuses entirely on treatment of the post surgical spine patient with discussion and demonstration of specific rehabilitation exercises and treatment protocols. Gain insight into the actual surgical process with an extensive interview conducted by Carol with a board certified neurosurgeon. Specific case studies are discussed focusing on kyphoplasty, vertebroplasy, artificial disk replacement, lumbar spine fusion and lumbar laminectomy for spinal stenosis.
Have you ever struggled in treating a patient with Plantar Fasciitis? Have you considered that maybe the patient really did not have plantar fasciitis? Ever wonder if your patients poor foot alignment is a factor in their back, knee or hip pain? Dont know when a patient should have a custom orthotic? Then you owe it to yourself and your patients to take this online course. You will learn how to perform an effective differential diagnosis process for foot and ankle problems, learn what your text book may have failed to explain, and how biomechanics of the foot can create symptoms from the foot to the lumbar spine.
Many physical limitations resulting from neurological and orthopedic conditions can be minimized and even eliminated when proper strengthening and coordinated activities are performed. Learn how to incorporate the concept of Pilates into a comprehensive rehab program. This course will help you enhance your patients’ functional motion and strength to perform daily activities. The combination of self paced learning and an intensive one day hands-on course will give you a comprehensive treatment approach as well as some sore muscles. The Pilates DVD will also serve as a great reference or rehab tool that you can use and benefit from indefinitely.
If you understand the biomechanics, you will understand and be able to create an effective treatment solution. This course provides the essential biomechanical concepts along with focused manual techniques for immediate and effective clinical application and results. The concepts can be applied to the athlete as well as the geriatric patient with shoulder dysfunction.
Thinking outside the box is essential when working with patients with neurological disorders. Combining everyday functional activities and sports related movements can improve overall functional movement. This course will enlarge your understanding of how to incorporate appropriate progressions of movement into the rehab program and thus build upon a foundational base of strength, flexibility, coordination and endurance.