This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis, with or without plagiocephaly, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture, and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development.
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4-6 participants will receive a 5% discount.
7 or more participants will receive a 10% discount.
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This five-day workshop on gait and mobility for the pediatric client has been designed for pediatric therapists who were trained and successfully completed the Basic Pediatric NDT course at least one year prior to the start of this advanced, approved gait course. The emphasis is to promote continued analysis and problem-solving towards gait and function in vertical with children through young adults 21 years of age who present with neurological challenges.
Have you ever felt “at a loss” when treating a one-month-old or an infant whose chronological age hasn’t yet reached term? Have you ever assessed an infant born preterm and seen movement issues that weren’t reflected in the norm-referenced tests and checklists? In this course, you will learn how to assess and treat movement dysfunction in infants born preterm beginning at NICU discharge.
This three-day intermediate-level continuing education course further defines skills and knowledge learned in the foundational Pelvic Floor Level 1 course. Specific, advanced examination techniques such as pelvic muscle mapping and interventions, including downtraining of overactive muscles, is instructed.
The Basic Certification course is open only to Physical Therapists. Other courses may be held for Physicians and Orthotists. Only Physical Therapists will be eligible for certification, Physical Therapist Assistants may attend with a physical therapist who is attending to be certified.
This program will introduce clinicians to the basic philosophy and treatment principles developed at the Institute of Elena Salva in Barcelona, Spain, over the last 45 years.
The Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP), Level 1, provides clinicians with the skills and information necessary to provide a structured learning environment and enhanced educational experience for students. Course content reflects an interdisciplinary approach to experiential learning methods, with an emphasis on didactic content related to clinical teaching, supervision, and evaluation.
Recent research suggests that connective tissue changes may contribute to postural misalignment and movement dysfunction in children.
Lymphedema is an accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the superficial tissues and is a very common and serious condition worldwide. It has important pathological and clinical consequences for the patient if left untreated.
Secondary lymphedema is often caused by trauma to the lymphatic system, such as surgery, injury, scarring, infection, and radiation therapy. Post-mastectomy lymphedema of the upper extremity caused by breast cancer treatment is very common in the United States.
Neonatal Touch & Massage Certification® (NTMC) is an exclusively neonatal, one-of-a-kind, certification for neonatal healthcare providers. NTMC™ combines a holistic, neonatal, and systems theory approach to massage, with an emphasis on families and nurturing opportunities, while elevating the standard of care that neonatal caregivers provide in their daily practice.
This is a three-day course on learning the application of the Low Pressure Fitness (LPF) training system and abdominal massage for pelvic health. A novel exercise therapy approach based on the hypopressive technique, self-abdominal massage care and breathing re-education is presented by Dr. Tamara Rial.
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.
This seminar is designed for OTs/OTAs and PTs/PTAs interested in gaining further knowledge and comfort in the “skill” of static splinting as well as an overview of dynamic splinting techniques and application.
Evaluation and treatment of cognitive deficits can often be some of the most challenging diagnoses to address because of what seems to be infinite variables. This course focuses on the many factors associated with learning for the cognitively-impaired patients who suffer from head injuries, stroke, and dementia. Fundamental information includes anatomy and physiology of cognition, clinical neurotransmitters that affect cognition, different types of memory, medications that affect cognition,
Find the underlying causes of challenging behavior and improve functional outcomes by assessing and treating visual and vestibular disorders, motor challenges, and specific diagnosis. Participants will learn how to effectively communicate with teachers and caregivers, and create comprehensive treatment plans to be used in multiple domains of the child’s life.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects the entire person and often the visual system. Patients who suffer a TBI require an interdisciplinary team approach to improve the overall function. The devastating effects on the brain may result in neurological changes to the visual system, including double vision, blurred vision, headaches, and balance difficulties. Any of these can impede functional outcomes for all disciplines (i.e., gait training, activities of daily living, social skills, emotional
The KT4 Pediatric course is designed to provide advanced Kinesio Taping® techniques and problem-solving to physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, and other health professionals specializing in pediatrics. Kinesio Taping® is a method of treatment for musculoskeletal and Myofascial disorders. Kinesio Taping® can be used during physical activity and in conjunction with many therapeutic interventions. Attendees will re
This two-day advanced course provides an in-depth analysis of the scientific and clinical rationale for examination and treatment of selected shoulder complex conditions. Over one-third of this course involves hands-on lab sessions utilizing case studies, clinical reasoning, differential diagnosis, and problem-solving skills. A particular focus will be on the algorithm-based examination format for the special tests of the shoulder.
This course is designed to provide physical, occupational and speech therapists specializing in pediatrics advanced taping techniques and clinical problem-solving skills. Attendees will review theory and basic taping, wrapping and strapping techniques, learn advanced and combination taping techniques, and develop clinical reasoning skills.
Living with cerebral palsy is a journey. No life period is isolated from another. In this course we will examine the complex relationships among the varying challenges of each life stage and the clinician’s role throughout. Clinicians will examine their own beliefs about cerebral palsy and how those beliefs impact the long term outcomes for the babies, children, adolescents, adults, and families they serve.
We are in the midst of a running boom. With the popularity of running exploding so, too, has an epidemic of injury. The expectations to get your runners back out on the road, trails, or track can be stressful for the sports medicine team, not to mention the client. It is essential to be up-to-date on the clinically-relevant and evidence-based evaluation and treatment approaches for injured runners to maximize functional outcomes in a safe and timely manner.