Physical Medicine and Rehab Courses

Continuing Education Courses

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.

No refunds will be accepted 3 weeks prior to a course.

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June 23-24, 2018

Balance Dysfunction is seen in patients with a variety of pathologies across all practice settings and across the lifespan and may have diverse causes. This two-day day advanced evidence-based course is designed for physical and occupational therapists who have a basic knowledge of balance dysfunction and would like to refine their skills.

July 7-15, 2018

Course Description

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.

July 14 or 15, 2018

In this ground-breaking seminar, professionals from many different perspectives come together to learn how their interventions integrate to remediate some of the more complicated dysfunctions seen in education today. Remediation is addressed through the building blocks of mind and body health including nutrition and psychology disciplines, neurodevelopment, sensory-motor development from occupational therapy, physical therapy and language development.

July 20-21, 2018

This unique 2-day course benefits pediatric speech language pathologists and occupational therapists interested in the bigger picture pertaining to pediatric feeding disorders. Therapists want strategies to implement right away with their clients. Why do children have trouble eating? How are physiology, motor skills and behavior linked and how do the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strengthen that connection?

July 21-22, 2018

This seminar deals with the evaluation and treatment techniques of myofascial manipulation. In order for the body to maintain normal physiological motion and postural efficiency, there needs to be freedom from restrictions in the myofascial unit. The emphasis of this seminar is placed on the relationship of the soft tissue structures to the mechanics of the spine.

July 21-22, 2018

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.

August 11-13, 2018

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? In this course, you will learn how to treat movement dysfunction in infants born preterm beginning at NICU discharge.

August 17-19, 2018

This three day seminar is carried out in seminar format which includes lecture and lab.  The content of this seminar highlights the interrelationships of extremity joint complexes, along with thorax and spinal influences with emphasis on kinetic chain events.  Soft tissue and joint techniques for both examination and treatment are practiced in lab sessions.  Clinical cases are presented for discussion of management and treatment based upon clinical reasoning skills.

August 25-26, 2018

Robert Donatelli’s new edition of the shoulder course is developed from the most current research and clinical findings, and has been recognized nationally as a proven, effective and tested approach for shoulder rehabilitation. The use of special tests and a review of essential systems to distinguish musculoskeletal dysfunction from medical pathology will be covered.

September 6-9, October 11-14, November 15-18, December 13-16

This NDTA, Inc. course is a series of 4 courses that leads to NDT certification. In this problem solving and functional intervention approach to managing adults with hemiplegia, therapists of all disciplines will learn the scientific basis supporting NDT principles and will be expected to assess and treat patients consistent with entry level criteria for NDTA certification.

September 8-9, 2018

This two-day introductory to intermediate level and lab-intensive course is intended for physical, occupational, and speech therapists and assistants who currently work or desire to work in the aquatic environment towards functional changes in clients with neurological challenges.

September 8, 2018

The interdisciplinary care and treatment of persons with TBI has been one of the most challenging endeavors in the fields of medical and vocational rehabilitation. The unique pathophysiology of traumatic injury can result in a complex interaction between cognitive, behavioral, and physical sequelae. These deficits impact training and generalization and may limit the effectiveness of traditional rehabilitation interventions if not systematically addressed.

September 13-16, 2018

This course focuses on advanced McKenzie MDT principles and practical application for the lumbar spine and an introduction for the lower limb. Upon completion of the course, you will be given access to additional videos of MDT Procedures relevant to this phase in the curriculum.

Course Outline:

September 15-16, 2018

Anatomy and biomechanics of the lumbar spine, thoracic spine, rib cage and the pelvis are discussed. Review and modification of techniques from S 1 – Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation, along with the instruction of additional techniques are provided. An in-depth presentation on the syndromes of the lumbar spine and their treatment is instructed.

September 22-23, 2018

Youth sport participation rates continue to increase. Concomitant with an increase in sport participation is an increase in both overuse and traumatic injury. Post-injury, many youth athletes have an expectation of returning to their previous health and level of function as quickly as possible. These expectations increase stressors on the sports medicine team to make sound evidence-based clinical decisions on safely returning the youth athlete to activity.

September 22-23, 2018

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 challenge susing a new approach synthesizing behavioral, sensory integration, handling, mindfulness, activity, music, and developmental strategies.

September 29-30, 2018

This course will focus on the cardiopulmonary implications for the premature or medically-complex infant as related to physiological stability, evolving motor control, sensory stability, and transition to oral motor skills that support feeding. It will focus on advancing the critical reasoning skills of the neonatal therapist to support the infant's ability to obtain foundational motor and sensory skills.

October 5-6, 2018

This course delivers clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for infants and children with neuromuscular impairments and challenges to their oral motor, feeding/swallowing and respiratory function. A special emphasis is on postural alignment and control as well as on sensory factors that can influence a childs feeding and swallowing. Effective treatment strategies to improve cheeks/lips, tongue, jaw and rib cage function will be highlighted.

October 6-7, 2018

Designed to demonstrate the advanced skills necessary to bring aquatics to the child, adolescent and adult with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, muscular dystrophy or other medically fragile or profoundly involved conditions.

October 13-14, 2018

Coccyx pain is a common, frustrating condition for the patient who often has difficulty sitting, one of the most important tasks necessary for daily activity. Patients who find help from a pelvic rehabilitation provider have often experienced pain near the tailbone for long periods of time, leading to chronic pain in addition to neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions.