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The Complicated Foot Made Simple
Presented by Paul Drumheller, MPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Feb 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3660Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will solidify basic concepts of foot function and how the interactions of ankle, rearfoot and forefoot produce a normal gait pattern. This understanding will allow you to quickly assess the foot and determine where is the most likely pain culprit? This is the starting point for determining the proper treatment strategies in more complex situations. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Dementia Management: Techniques for Staging and Intervention
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3649Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar provides an overview of types of dementia including characteristics at each stage, protocols for staging clients with dementia and related treatment strategies. Documentation and treatment planning based on dementia staging results is reviewed. Behavior management and communication strategies for this population are discussed as well as techniques for nursing to follow. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Aquatic Interventions for the Upper Quadrant
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Live WebinarFri, Mar 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3635Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will examine the functional connections between components of the upper quadrant, discuss common diagnoses, review indications, precautions and contraindications for specific diagnoses as they relate to aquatic therapy. Clinical pearls, current evidence and aquatic progressions for the upper quadrant will be presented through research review, case studies, and video examples. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Functional Movement Disorders: Restoring Agency Through a Motor Learning Approach
Presented by Carly Lochala, PT, DPT, NCS
Live WebinarMon, Mar 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3657Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Functional Movement Disorder (FMD) is a challenging and incompletely understood diagnosis seen with increasing frequency in physical therapy clinics. In this course we will explore what is known about the pathophysiology underlying FMD, identify key examination strategies and prognostic factors helping to determine recovery potential, and summarize the most current evidence for rehabilitation to empower clinicians to have confidence in treating this complex diagnosis. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Comprehensive Management of Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Presented by Brittany Kim, PT, DPT, OCS
Live WebinarTue, Mar 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3655Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers the comprehensive physical therapy assessment andtreatment of patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Patientmanagement section includes psychosocial management and a brief review of thecurrent medical management of this patient population. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Dystonia and Neuroplasticity: Evaluation and Treatment
Presented by Julie Hershberg, PT, DPT, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Mar 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3671Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Join us for a dynamic and interactive discussion about dystonia evaluation and treatment. We will dive into the basics of understanding the diagnosis including the latest neuroscience evidence of pathophysiology. We will then highlight key tools for sensory assessment and neuroplasticity based treatment. We will end by applying treatment principles to case studies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

My Patient Is Dizzy but the Exam Is "Normal": A Case Study Approach to Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness
Presented by Debbie Struiksma, PT, NCS
Live WebinarThu, Mar 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3656Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is designed for therapists looking to expand their knowledge and clinical skills in the assessment and intervention of chronic dizziness related to persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (3PD). Often these patients have overwhelming symptoms and multiple factors that make successful intervention strategies challenging. This course will review the available evidence and present a working framework for successful management and improved patient satisfaction in this population through case study presentation.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Physical Therapy for Patients with Persistent Pain
Presented by William Rubine, MS PT
Live WebinarFri, Mar 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3658Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This two-hour course will give you a mechanism-based framework for evaluation and treatment of patients with common presentations of persistent pain including fibromyalgia, low back pain, and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD). This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

New Resistance Training Guidelines for Women over 40
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3619Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The course discusses new research on the relationship between estrogen loss and its effects on muscle satellite cells and muscle health in women over 40. Learners are shown how to design safe and effective resistance training routines to increase muscle mass and strength and improve body composition and appearance in women over 40. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Introduction to Aquatic Therapy-Back to Basics
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3614Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will link the therapeutic benefits with the unique properties of water allowing the participant to recognize patients who would most benefit from aquatic therapeutic interventions. This course is intended for the therapist new to aquatic therapy or therapists who refer to aquatic therapy programs and want an improved understanding of the therapeutic value of adding aquatic therapy into a patient’s rehabilitation program. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.