This two or three day intermediate level course is specifically designed for occupational therapists who work with patients affected by a stroke or brain injury. Licensed occupational therapy assistants, physical therapists and licensed physical therapy assistants require special permission for acceptance. This course covers the development and reacquisition of functional control in upright postures for patients at various levels of function. Special emphasis will be placed on ascending and descending stairs, squatting, kneeling, stooping, transitions to and from the floor, climbing and various labs designed to increase mobility and dynamic control throughout the body. Information will be shared by lecture, lab and possibly using video or other visual aids.
*Completion of the Neuro-IFRAH course Asssessment and Management of Functional Gait is a requirement prior to taking this course.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be Neuro-IFRAH Trained®.
Recommended Reading: “Back to the Summit” by Sen. Omer Rains