Assessment and Ideas for the Treatment of the Thorax in Adults with Neurological Damage
26th February 2021
Venue: London Road Community Hospital, Derby
Lecturer: Erica Malcolm, MCSP
Consultant To and Founder of Physio Where You Are
Specialist Mobile Neurological Therapy Team
This course is aimed at qualified therapy staff who are working in adult neurology and have already attended the course: Posture and Balance as it relates to Selective control of the Upper Limb or can evidence having attended course(s) of a similar content and level.
By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:
- Undertake a structured assessment of the thorax as they relate to posture and movement.
- Clinically reason the significance of thoracic alignment on an individual’s ability to move.
- Begin to develop treatment ideas relating to the thorax - its alignment and influence on function.
- Gain feedback on handling skills relating to the thorax in a practical setting.
This is a practical course and delegates should come appropriately dressed with strappy/vest tops.
Please note: This is not a respiratory course.
This is a course aimed at qualified therapy staff working in adult neurology.
Pre-course reading: Any Anatomy text relating to musculature relating to the thorax.
CPD Certificate of attendance awarded: 5.5 hours
Fee: £130 (including refreshments)
Limited funded places may be available for AHP’s & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands