Setting Specific Orthopedic and Spine Exercise Course.

2019 FPTA approved for 9.5 CEU: CE19-478522. Cost: $159

Course Outline
As Physical/Occupational Therapists and Physical/Occupational Therapist
Assistants we are often looked at or referred to as the experts in exercise
Exercise therapy may be prescribed or performed with different goals or
objectives in mind, including pain control, strength training, coordination
improvement etc. to name just a few.
In addition, there are many factors that may influence the outcome of the
exercise regimen prescribed/performed. These factors include patient’s
compliance, patient’s performance, clinician’s explanation, many disease
processes, exercise progression, medication etc.
This course will address these very topics. It will discuss the basics of
exercise therapy by reviewing muscular anatomy and physiology and by
then addressing how extrinsic factors such as medication, progression etc.
will affect the exercise therapy program. Intrinsic factors such as disease
processes affecting muscles will be discusses as well.
Furthermore, exercise principles such as open-vs. closed chain, eccentric--
>isometric-->concentric will be discussed and practiced as well.
In addition, many of the currently applicable surgical orthopedic and spine
protocols will be reviewed, discuss

Course Objectives: This course starts at 8:30 

After attending this course, the attendee will

 Have a sound understanding of current exercise principles and how
these may be applied to a variety of surgical and non-surgical patient
 Have an appreciation of the importance of understanding a proposed
pre- and post-operative protocol and non-operative exercise protocols.
 Have an appreciation of the importance of appropriate communication
with the referring surgeon.
 Refreshed appreciation of the anatomy and physiology of muscle and
connective tissue, and application of this knowledge to build a more
effective exercise program.
 Be able to modify/amend/apply exercise principles, based on an
existing disease process or medication, and be able to modify based
on the patient’s care setting (Hospital, Rehab/Skilled Nursing,
Homecare, Outpatient).
 Be able to establish an evidence based/effective exercise program

Date                                                                      Location

Scroll down to register or call/text 727-808-6663

November 30, 2019, Fort Lauderdale

Crowne Plaza
455 State Road 84
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 333160