Stroke Rehab 360

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November 19, 2022 9:00am–November 20, 2022 4:00pm

This 2-day course will provide an overview of current treatment approaches used to address frequently seen problems in the field of stroke rehabilitation.  While evidence-based, the emphasis during the course will be on analysis of movement, understanding the concepts of functional rehabilitation and demonstration of practical hands-on treatment strategies. Current information on increasing therapy intensity such as constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT), visual mirror feedback and motor imagery will be presented, as well as a review of orthoses and neuro-visual rehab. Jacquie and Wendy will draw on their many years of experience working with clients with neurological impairments to distill into 2 days the skills to help therapists differentially treat commonly seen neurological problems and initiate and progress functional neurological rehabilitation in clients with stroke.

Objectives:

  1. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to describe:
  2. Why neuro-rehabilitation is different than orthopedic treatment
  3. Underlying principles behind current approaches to neuro-rehabilitation 
  4. Importance of addressing cardiovascular re-conditioning in persons living with stroke
  5. Impact of sensory and visual-spatial deficits on movement and rehabilitation
  6. Underlying pathology, presenting movement issues and interventions for the most common neurological deficits seen after a stroke
  7. An increased knowledge of techniques to help increase the intensity of practice and treatment for people living with stroke
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