Sit to Stand and Gait Analysis for People with a Neurological Movement Disorder
19th – 20th May 2021
Venue: London Road Community Hospital, Derby
Lecturers: Lucy Gwynne, Physiotherapy Lead for Neuro-Rehabilitation for South Warwickshire Foundation Trust
Michelle Kudhail, Inspire Neurocare, Clinical Director
This course will introduce you to the biomechanical analysis of sit to stand and walking looking at both kinematics and kinetics of normal and abnormal movement.
It will also cover how to plan evidence based treatment programmes to aid those with a neurological movement disorder.
- To introduce how to undertake kinematic and kinetic movement analysis of patients with a movement disorder.
- To suggest treatment programmes based on current evidence that patients can follow in a safe and effective way with and without the therapist present.
By the end of the course the participant should be able to:
- Understand the principles behind the movement science approach to treatment of neurological disorders.
- Be able to analyse sit to stand and gait deviations in people with hemiplegia and other movement disorders.
- Develop training strategies to address sit to stand and gait abnormalities.
Who will benefit
This course is mainly aimed at therapists working with stroke but the principles are applicable to other acquired neurological disorders such as head injury.
CPD Hours: 14 hours
Fee: £220 (Refreshments included)
Limited funded places may be available for AHPs & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.