The core is so much more than just the abdominals! Relate the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and respiratory components that are critical to core stability and how they might impact the child’s performance. Learn practical strategies that can be immediately applied to make changes in a variety of children to build their confidence, functional activities and participation.
1. Outline the critical neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and respiratory components for core stability.
2. Using research-based information, relate the impact of underlying causes to observed functional deficits for a variety of children, and possible interventions to address these issues.
3. Observe and develop creative school-based strategies that strengthen core stability and optimize school participation.
Suzanne Davis Bombria, PT, C/NDT is an internationally recognized clinician, speaker & consultant. She is one of the investigators in the RCT project titled “Multi-modal intervention for children with cerebral palsy” and is versed in research. Currently residing in CT, Ms. Davis Bombria applies evidence-based practice with babies and children of all ages, specializing in intensive therapy as well as ongoing intervention. She enjoys teaching therapists around the world and is dedicated to providing insight into contemporary NDT. Ms. Davis Bombria is a Pediatric Coordinator-Instructor and Advanced Course Instructor for the NDTA (TM). Her passion for her work as a pediatric therapist, instructor and mother of a son with cerebral palsy, along with her easy presentation style, provide the theoretical and practical solutions all therapists can apply to their patient population.
Suzanne Davis Bombria receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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