The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) will be hosting a course targeting Manual Therapy Interventions for the Neurologic Patient.

The course is slated to be held at Frazier Rehab Institute, Louisville, Ky, August 8 to 9.

According to a news release issued by NeuroRTI, the weekend course is designed to enhance the participant’s understanding and application of common musculoskeletal disorders in the primary neurologically involved client. Topics covered during the course include performing neuromuscular, manual therapy (mobilization/manipulation) techniques, and exercise to common musculoskeletal dysfunction; identifying gait abnormalities and compensatory strategies in a patient post-stroke; the use of FES for sensory and motor recovery; and designing a home exercise program and how to incorporate functional training into a therapy session.

The release notes that the goal of course hinges on developing a high level of competency in management of the musculoskeletal system in this patient population.

The course features instructors Tim Flynn, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, and Craig Fox, PT, DPT, NCS, CSCS. Flynn is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international meetings. Fox has worked as a clinical mentor in the Neurological Residency Programs for UF Health and NeuroRTI. The release adds that Fox is a faculty member for NeuroRTI’s Residency Program, an assistant professor for South College’s DPT Program, and a clinical faculty member at the University of Florida.

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Source: NeuroRecovery Training Institute