Carol McFarland, PT, PhD, OCS details post operative evaluation and treatment of spine patients with an emphasis on maximizing their surgical outcomes. Carol explains post operative spinal evaluations, identifies standardized outcomes tools, how to perform post operative spine evaluations for the various stages of post operative progression and much more! This course is essential for any therapist treating the post operative spine.
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Carol McFarland, PT, PhD, OCS, is a 1975 graduate of Boston University with a BS in physical therapy. She completed her MS in kinesiology at University of Texas at Tyler in 1986 and then received her Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 1990, which was renewed in 1998. She practices in an outpatient spine center in Texas and has worked closely with the neurosurgeons in this practice since 1992. She collaborated with therapists throughout east Texas to develop rehabilitation protocols specifically for follow-up to many of the surgical and injection spine procedures. She presented these protocols through the Texas Physical Therapy Association and American Back Society several times, and published a book on the postsurgical protocols for the lumbar spine.