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Course: #2155

Gait Analysis and Interventions in Patients with Neurological Disorders

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4 Hours  

Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #2146 and #2156.

This two-part webinar series will review normal gait kinematics and translate them into observational gait analysis commonly used for patients with neurological disorders. The concept of a comprehensive gait analysis, utilizing measures and tools beyond basic observational gait analysis, will be outlined, along with the concept of hypothesis driven examination and evaluation for gait. Participants will be able to use comprehensive gait analysis as a foundation to create a plan of care with gait task specific interventions.

Course created on May 4, 2015

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Preview Exam

Level: Intermediate

Course Learning Outcomes

  • The participant will be able to accurately describe at least two examples normal gait kinematics in adults.
  • The participant will be able to correctly identify three key components of a comprehensive pathological gait analysis for patients with neurological disorders.
  • The participant will be able to independently identify at least two appropriate gait specific outcome measures for use in patients with neurological disorders.
  • The participant will be able to describe at least two examples of observational gait analysis and subjective gait measures to target impairments and activities for intervention.
  • The participant will be able to identify at least two examples of current best research evidence and apply to current practice.
  • The participant will be able to list three examples of how the use of orthotic devices and assistive devices impact our gait retraining interventions.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-15 Minutes Review of normal gait kinematics
15-45 Minutes Better utilization of observational gait analysis
45-50 Minutes The comprehensive gait exam/eval
50-75 Minutes Gait specific outcome measures
75-105 Minutes Application through video cases
105-120 Minutes Review common deviations and causative impairments
120-165 Minutes Optimal activity/exercise prescription to maximize RECOVERY
165-185 Minutes Apply above concepts to common deviations/impairments
185-210 Minutes Demonstration of specific exercise interventions
210-235 Minutes Application through video cases
235-240 Minutes Q & A

Course Presenter

jill seale

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS has been a licensed physical therapist for 19 years. She is a Neurologic Certified Specialist and has practiced almost exclusively in the field of Brain Injury and Stroke rehabilitation. Jill is an assistant professor at UTMB and received her PhD from Texas Woman’s University. She has a variety of teaching experiences, in physical therapy academia as well as in the health care community at large. She serves as core faculty in the TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency in collaboration with Texas Woman’s University and The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She has taught many continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, and research, and is currently involved in clinical research in stroke rehabilitation, orthotic management, and gait analysis/rehabilitation.


Presenter Disclosure: This presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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This course is offered for 4.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


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