Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment for Stroke Recovery
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 8:00am-3:30pm
Prisma Health Baptist Hospital Auditorium, 1501 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC
Ron Sheppard, OTD, OTR/L, C/NDT, FABDA
Credit: 6.0 hours is approved by Summit Professional Education for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapists Assistants
Registration Deadline: May 30, 2019
This hands-on one day workshop is designed to guide participants through effective, non-invasive treatment techniques for tone inhibition, edema reduction, increasing mobility of the upper extremity, realignment of the capitate bone, improving fine motor coordination of the hemiplegic hand, personalized Neurological Fine Motor Coordination (FMC) Activities “bag of tricks”, and movement strategies for imbalance of the antagonist and agonist muscles toward flexion/extension of the upper extremity. Participants will focus on the fundamentals and techniques of Neurological FMC as well as specific applications appropriate for persons with stroke to improve independence with ADLs, IADLs, and Leisure Performance. This workshop will provide participants with functional reimbursable techniques they can immediately integrate into their treatments that can be used in virtually any environment with few contraindications.