Adult Neurological gait assessment and management: a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics- 6th October 2017

This one day course will provide therapists with an overview of gait assessment and adjuncts to support management in adults with neurological deficits. Assessment and management is focused on the lower limb.

Normal gait biomechanics will be revised and discussed in relation to neurological impairments. There will be an introduction to adjuncts including orthotics, FES and pharmacological management for the optimisation of gait biomechanics.

The course is lecture based with presentations, video case studies and open discussion. There will representatives from companies supplying orthotics and FES providing opportunity see a range of products currently available.

Course outline

An overview of normal gait biomechanics in adults

Identification of common gait deviations seen within neurological disorders

Explore clinical reasoning and selection of appropriate adjuncts to optimise gait within this patient group

Share case studies at various stages of rehabilitation including acute, inpatient rehab and outpatients.

Provide a forum for clinical discussion of common challenges arising in this area of practice

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Adult Neurological gait assessment and management: a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics-6th October 2017

Adult Neurological gait assessment and management:  a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics- 6th October 2017

This one day course will provide therapists with an overview of gait assessment and adjuncts to support management in adults with neurological de

11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017
Adult Neurological gait assessment and management:  a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics- 6th October 2017

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Course Details

Tutor: Victoria Atherton Highly Specialised Physiotherapist, FES & Orthotics Service, NHNN
Contact: Alkida Domi
Tel: 020 344 83476
Email: a.domi@nhs.net
Venue:
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG