North American Seminars has announced a new, 2013 physical therapy continuing education course designed to maximize therapists’ fundamental understanding of surgical approaches for the cervical and lumbar spine in order to effectively develop progressive rehabilitation protocols. The in-depth presentation is intended to prepare therapists to identify effective rehabilitation procedures for safe therapeutic management in order to achieve positive functional outcomes.
The seminar places an emphasis on understanding the neuromuscular effects of specific surgical procedures and developing protocols by using neurological assessment tools, manual therapy techniques, and exercise selection for the various post-surgical conditions. According to a recent news release, extensive hands-on lab time and a protocol discussion will provide therapists the opportunity to apply the information received in the clinical setting.
The continuing education course objectives include understanding the basic anatomy pertinent to various pathologies and dysfunctions, developing and initiating rehabilitation and exercise that maximize recovery and function in any spine program and understanding and defending the time frames needed for proper recovery of physical function of the spine following surgery.
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Source: North American Seminars