Adult Neurological gait assessment and management: a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics Saturday, 30th of November 2019

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.

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

Fee: £110 including, lunch and refreshments

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Adult Neurological gait assessment and management: a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics Saturday, 30th of November 2019

Adult Neurological gait assessment and management:  a focus on adjuncts to optimise biomechanics Saturday, 30th of November 2019

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

30/11/2019
21:00 - 17:00

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Course Details

Tutor: Kate Bull Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, FES & Orthotics Service, NHNN
Contact: Alkida Domi
Tel: 020 3448 3476
Email: uclh.enquiry.therapy.courses@nhs.net
Venue:
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
33 Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG