Posture and Balance as it Relates to Selective Control of the Upper Limb
Date: 20th - 21st June 2022
Venue: Florence Nightingale Community Hospital, London Road, Derby DE1 2QY.
Trainer: Erica Malcolm MCSP
Specialist Neurological Therapy Services (SNTS)
Consultant To and Founder of Physio Where You Are
Specialist Mobile Neurological Therapy Team
This course is for qualified therapists (Physiotherapists & Occupational Therapists) 'Specifically aimed at those working with neurological conditions but may be of interest to those working in other areas'.
- Understand the terms posture and balance as they relate to a 'normal movement' perspective.
- Identify key aspects involved in maintaining the integrity of the upper limb in the early stages of recovery post CVA.
- Relate the ability to control 'selective' movement of the upper limb to overall posture and balance.
- Structure an assessment of the upper limb taking into account alignment, tone, patterns of movement, and relate this to potential for function.
- Identify when an upper limb is/is not able to be facilitated and why.
Who will Benefit
This course is likely to appeal to qualified therapy staff working with adults with acquired neurological damage who have a basic level of understanding of assessment from a 'normal movement' perspective.
- Attendance Certificate: Yes
- CPD Hours: 14.5
- NOTE: This course has a high practical element and loose clothing or comfortable shorts and t-shirts should be worn.