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September 2020

The Science of Aging

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
EGYM Webinars

“It’s time to debunk the myths that we hold about aging. With EGYM, we are ready to apply the science of aging to spare people the unnecessary losses in strength, endurance, cognition, and function.”

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October 2020

Parkinson’s Disease: Applying What We Know Now

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medbridge Webinar LIVE Seattle, WA United States

Disease modification, compensation, and rehabilitation for PD are three different tracts. Within these, it is common to see the rehabilitation for Parkinson’s Disease discussed as “one approach” and oversimplified into a one-size fits all schema. This course will further the delineate the subtypes of PD and include a thorough discussion of the various subtypes (phenotypes) of Parkinson’s Disease and begin to ascribe treatment strategies specific to each presentation. We will address the primary symptoms in PD. Thereafter the course builds…

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Maximizing Motor Learning in Physical Therapy: Neurology, geriatrics, sports and orthopedics

October 9
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Alert Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and British Columbia therapists! The Washington State PT Association is hosting this course on Friday, October 9th and YOU are invited!  In this full-day course, we will not only explore but also CLINICALLY APPLY the latest evidence in motor learning as related to feedback, motivation, attention, task development, practice and intensity. Regardless of your specialty: Neurology, Geriatrics, Sports or Orthopedics - please come prepared by completing the 1 page reading and bring your "A"…

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Dual Task in Stroke Rehabilitation: The Ability Network lecture

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ability Professional Conference

What keeps a person from recovering automatic function (automaticity, procedural memory) after stroke? You do. Yes, that's right, many therapy approaches cause patients to be dependent on attention to function. "Move your right leg longer, heel strike, don't lift your shoulder like that, get out of bed like this, kneep your knee from fully straightening..." Many of these cues generate increasing intrinsic (body-specific) attention, rather than extrinsic (goal based) attention. More importantly, the cues require learners to use the most-often…

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Applications in dual task rehabilitation from high tech to low: Covering the range for all treatment settings

October 13 @ 9:00 am
physicaltherapy.com, Webinar

Each year, more research emerges to prove the importance of screening for and rehabilitating dual task intolerance. The majority of dual task (DT) research to date identifies elevated fall risk and uses methods in standing balance and walking. However, the research remains largely impractical for clinical translation, leaving methods either too expensive (virtual reality) or of limited human engagement. In this course, attendees should be prepared to extend their use of dual task repertoire and application from an approach that…

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Maximizing Performance in the Recreational and Competitive Endurance Athlete over 50

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
physicaltherapy.com, Webinar

This is a 2 hour webinar presented for physicaltherapy.com. The course is as described: A new world record for marathon time over 70? A 101 year old sprinter? In this presentation, we will cover the latest information about dosing and improving your older athletes' competitive and recreational endurance in sport and avocation. Debunk the myths of age-related performance and learn how to individualize the science of dosage, recovery, and prescription so that you can help these athletes achieve success in…

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Parkinson’s Disease: One Size Does NOT fit all!

October 25

Proud to return to Rutgers University in Newark, NJ for our 2020 course: Parkinson's Disease: One Size Does NOT fit all - individualizing treatment in PD by phenotype and person. This wonderful site with impeccable course organizers and accommodations is a great learning and interactive environment for PTs!  Course description: Physical Therapy treatment for Parkinson’s Disease is often oversimplified and defined as by one or two global approaches. This course will further the discussion of the various subtypes of Parkinson’s…

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November 2020

Movement is Medicine: The 2020 Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Conference

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

Proudly returning to this high-energy, high-information, and FUN conference! The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) has organized another great event with engaging speakers and experiences at Ability 360, on November 13-14, n Phoenix, AZ. See you there!  

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Upcoming Events

  1. The Science of Aging

    September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Parkinson’s Disease: Applying What We Know Now

    October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Maximizing Motor Learning in Physical Therapy: Neurology, geriatrics, sports and orthopedics

    October 9
  4. Dual Task in Stroke Rehabilitation: The Ability Network lecture

    October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Applications in dual task rehabilitation from high tech to low: Covering the range for all treatment settings

    October 13 @ 9:00 am

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