Evidence-Based Practical Application for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy: Spasticity Management for the Gastrocsoleus Complex, including the role of Below-Knee Plastering, Botulinum Toxin and Orthotics
Date: 8th July 2022
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Florence Nightingale Community Hospital, London Road, Derby DE1 2QY.
Trainer: Dr Pauline Christmas
PhD MSc MCSP Fellow APCP
Consultant physiotherapist for management of spasticity in children
This is an optional, additional module to Dr Pauline Christmas' Evidence-Based Practical Application for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists - Core Course.
The mandatory pre-requisite for this training is the Core Course, currently available on 4th - 6th July 2022.
A separate course relating to the Upper Limb is available on the 7th July 2022 following completion of the Core Course.
Refresher modules will also be offered at a later date and may be attended following completion of the Core Course.
This module consists of lectures, case presentations, practical sessions and video analysis.
Delegates will have the opportunity to consolidate their learning at the end of each day in a brief question and answer session.
Handouts and references will be provided.
Following completion delegates will have an improved understanding of:
• Defining and describing spasticity.
• Understanding its impact on activity and the immature central nervous system.
• Recognising the importance of activity in relation to the gastrocsoleus complex.
• The role of adjuncts to treatment including below-knee plasters, botulinum toxin and orthotics.
- Attendance Certificate: Yes
- CPD Hours: 6.75 hours