Gait in Neurological Conditions

Gait in Neurological Conditions

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Presenter: Dr Tamina Levy – PhD, B Sc Physiotherapy, G Diploma Neurology
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Presenter Dr Tam Levy


Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and other Upper Motor Neurone presentations:
Learn key assessment and treatment considerations in a range of neurological conditions depending on the cause and the individual client.
Areas to target treatment: strength, coordination and sensation. Tam expands on this with examples, including some manual therapy examples.

Parkinson’s Disease:
Learn to understand the gait presentation in Parkinson’s and how to treat.
Treatments covered include: task break down, dual tasking, Balance/retrain protective strategies, falls prevention, gait aids, verbal and visual cues, use of counting and rhythm, large amplitude movements, armswing and trunk rotation,

Learn and understand common causes of foot drop, and understand treatment approaches depending on the cause.
Treatments covered include: AFOs, Foot Up Devices and Bioness System (Functional Electrical Stimulation)

Duration: 2 hours (broken up into 6x 10-20 minute videos)