This two-day course is designed to provide physical and occupational therapists with information and instruction on Kinesio Taping methods. Kinesio Taping is a method of treatment for musculoskeletal and myofascial disorders and edema control. This method can be used during physical activity and in conjunction with many therapies.
Physical Medicine and Rehab Courses
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Group Discounts: Will be applied only to groups of 4 or more from the same primary facility
4-6 participants will receive a 5% discount.
7 or more participants will receive a 10% discount.
Note: Please do not make non-refundable travel reservations until you have received a confirmation from Texas Children's Hospital.
This course will focus on clinical decision-making for the use of vision, occulomotor and movement strategies to enhance outcomes. Emphasis will be on frameworks used with special populations and analysis of assessment data. Movement-based therapeutic strategies and ocular-motor assessment will be incorporated through case study review for effective and evidence-based treatment planning.
Oral motor impairment presents a variety of challenges for both the individual affected, and for the care team providing intervention. Often the individual experiencing oral motor difficulties is not able to follow commands. The person may not be eating or taking fluids orally, which reduces the opportunities for observation of oral movement patterns. The majority of baseline protocols currently available require at least minimal direction-following skills.
This two day course is designed for the therapist who treats or wants to treat pediatric clients (birth to 21 years) with neurological deficits. It is highly recommended for physical, occupational, and speech therapists and assistants and has a major focus on movement experiences in lab.
Watsu is a water therapy developed by Harold Dull to create a unique blend of Zen Shiatsu and yogic stretches designed to free the body in water. Basic Watsu is an experiential course, which introduces Watsuchanics (body mechanics in water). In order to focus on connecting to the breath and presence, students are led through all the moves without being required to memorize a sequence.
You must have completed a minimum of 1000 hours of bedside care in the NICU or SCN to apply. Once accepted, go to www.creativetherapyconsultants.com/ntmc to register. Spots are limited so register soon!
The certificate course in Neuro-Developmental Treatment is one of the longest post-graduate courses currently offered to professionals in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech pathology. It is an intensive training course comprising both theoretical and practical constructs developed by Dr. and Mrs. Karel Bobath, and conforms to the standards established by the North American NDTA, Inc.
This course will address utilizing current NDT intervention strategies for the pediatric client aged 0-18 with neuromotor challenges (eg CP, Down Syndrome, TBI and other syndromes). Information presented will address using the ICF for assessment/evaluation while practicing intervention strategies for improvements towards function. Participants will be assisted to improve their observational and direct handling skills with analysis and problem solving using NDT techniques.
This course will challenge the practitioner to make a paradigm shift: connecting breathing mechanics and postural control with management of trunk pressures.
This two day advanced running course applies the most current optimal evidence based information for the evaluation and treatment of running injuries. Information is delivered through a format that combines interactive lecture and comprehensive laboratory sessions. Analysis of the biomechanics of running through physical evaluation and video analysis will prepare the course participant in the clinical decision making process required to develop comprehensive treatment programs.
Leave this dynamic course understanding how, when, where and under what circumstances to provide aquatic therapy… and how to justify that choice to the world. Don't just understand the science; be able to perform the EBAT treatments on Monday morning. Course includes information designed to help parents and caregivers incorporate water-based interventions into daily life. Includes "turn key" inservice and marketing materials to help expand your caseload.
Orthotic management in the pediatric population serves many therapeutic purposes, with the essential function to assist with optimal alignment for function. Pediatric orthotic management requires an interdisciplinary team approach to maximize each child’s outcome. The team of OT, PT and orthotist needs to consider appropriate materials, fit, flexibility of the device, and the functional goals of the child and family.
This hands-on, practical, therapy-rich presentation will focus on strategies for therapists that facilitate verbal communication for children with apraxia of speech. An overview of evaluation considerations and how they relate to therapy decision-making will be presented.
This seminar emphasizes the interpretation of basic science knowledge and the development of basic clinical skills which are needed to complete a differential evaluation of the upper extremity dysfunction, then proceeds to treatment. General principles to functional anatomy, tissue and joint biomechanics, pathology, and treatment are presented.
More effectively treat children and adolescents with complex behavioral, sensory integration, TBI, Autism Spectrum (DSM-V-TR associated diagnoses), cognitive limitations, PTSD, and other developmental challenges using a new approach synthesizing behavioral, sensory integration, handling, mindfulness, activity, music, and developmental strategies.
Focus on Function is the Weekend Intensive II (Labs & Practical Application) for the Therapeutic Pain Specialist Certification.
Successful completion of this advanced level of the Dry Needling course of study will deem you competent and proficient in becoming a Functional Dry Needling Practitioner®. Similar to the class model of FDN Level 1, this three-day course involves theoretical and laboratory sessions which incorporate instruction in safety, needling technique, treatment rationales for various diagnoses, and education in contraindications, precautions, and possible complications of dry needling.
Hearing loss is a neurodevelopmental emergency. It is essential that children with hearing loss and other auditory disorders have sufficient auditory access with technology to use audition for language and academic development. This workshop will discuss the information audiologists, speech-language pathologists, auditory verbal therapists and teachers of children who are deaf and hard of hearing need to obtain to be certain technology is meeting a child’s auditory needs.
Jennifer Jones' new course was created due to multiple requests for a course that addresses assessing and treating children with more involved feeding disorders. The complex medical issues and frustrating behavioral refusals that lead to profound dysphagia are discussed based on current research. The process of completing an educated, differential diagnosis, developing the appropriate treatment plan and performing treatment techniques are the focal points of this course. Dr.
This course is designed for physical and occupational therapists, and assistants treating children with neurological deficits who are acquiring gait, desire to have vertical mobility such as walking, or who currently function in vertical. The acquisition of typical gait and function in vertical will be studied in toddlers and children via slides, video and observation of an assessment and treatment demonstration.