Are you a PT, PTA, OT, OTA, or ATC seeking to increase your skills with orthotic treatments for the foot and ankle in patients with neurological, developmental and/or orthopedic diagnoses? ERI has the course for you! Register for “Ambulation, Activity, & AFOs: A Developmental Movement Systems Approach for Improving Ambulation,” with Amanda Hall ATP, MSPT, PCS, PT.
You’ll learn to:
- Recognize the interplay of Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular Movement System Diagnoses and neuroplastic changes on foot and ankle dysfunction
- Perform a detailed foot and ankle examination including gait kinematics, neuromotor function, and musculoskeletal structures
- Develop a comprehensive plan of care for the foot and ankle to improve gait in the context of supporting the best structural outcome
- Perform treatment techniques to address relative flexibility and promote progressive strengthening in foot and ankle for function
- Make detailed recommendations for casting and orthotic interventions
ERI instructor Amanda Hall spoke at the APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in 2019. She is an engaging speaker and experienced therapists who developed a proven framework for pediatric and neuro ankle intervention. Amanda is an expert in therapeutic casting and orthotic design based on developmental kinesiopathology, differential diagnosis, manual therapy, and alignment for therapeutic gait with individualized intervention and patient-centered designs. Amanda is a hands-on, practicing therapist who currently provides therapeutic casting as well as orthotic and assistive technology.
Registration is now open for the following dates and locations:
Earn CEUs and improve your practice with “Ambulation, Activity, & AFOs: A Developmental Movement Systems Approach for Improving Ambulation.” Register online today!