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Proprioceptive Training

Profession: Physical Therapists/Assistants,Occupational Therapists/Assistants,Doctors of Chiropractic
Topic: Clinical
CEU: 0.3 unit
Contact Hours: 3 hours

States Approved:
- Physical Therapists/Assistants : Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming
- Occupational Therapists/Assistants : Ohio
- Doctors of Chiropractic : Iowa, Nebraska, New Jersey

Skill Level: Beginner


 

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Course Description:

Proprioceptive training is integral to nearly all daily life functions. An injury whether due to repetitive stress, disease or soft tissue damage, affects proprioception. Proprioception affects work, sports, household and leisure activities, it is paramount to have a thorough knowledge of the current research on proprioceptive training. Such a framework lends itself to designing treatment plans that increase patient lifestyle satisfaction while improving clinical outcomes.

This course will cover the fundamental principles of proprioception. The book will present the architectural framework of proprioception as the basis for treatment interventions designed to improve function. Improving patient outcomes will be facilitated through increasing your knowledge of the different treatment techniques to improve proprioception. Several effective strategies will be examined for the young population, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis patients, Parkinson's patients, Alzheimer's patients and many more...

 

Course objectives:

1. Define proprioception and identify body systems that affect proprioception.

2. Identify the stages of proprioception and how it affects childhood and adulthood.

3. Devise Treatment Techniques to improve proprioception

4. Choose the best treatment protocol for your neuromuscular impaired patients

5. Incorporate proprioceptive training in your practice

 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists

Physical Therapy Assistants

Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Doctors of Chiropractic

 

 

To purchase the online exam and e-book, simply hit the "click to proceed" button above. This option allows you to print your certificate instantly after passing the exam. (A score of 70% is required to pass the exam.)

 

To buy the paperback version from Amazon click below.

Proprioceptive Training: A Review of Current Research

Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1    Proprioception (estimated reading time = 30 minutes)

Introduction  

Definition of proprioception

Body Systems that Control of Proprioception

 

Chapter 2 Development of Proprioception (estimated reading time = 45 minutes)

Introduction            

Stages in the ontogenesis of  proprioception       

Proprioception and early childhood

Proprioception and rehabilitation    

Geriatric stages and proprioception 

 

Chapter 3 Intervention Therapies ( estimated reading time = 1 hour)

Introduction

Is proprioceptive training essential?

Review of recent case studies

Susceptibility to injuries

Review of research published within the last 10 years

Training techniques

Popular proprioceptive training techniques such as one leg stand, forward-backward leg swings, toe walking, heel walking

Case specific therapies

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Oriental methods of physical training

Tai chi and Qigong as an alternative proprioceptive training technique

 

Chapter 4 Proprioceptive Exercises for Patients with Neuromuscular Impairments ( estimated reading time = 30 minutes)

 

Introduction

Can exercise enhance brain functions?

Exercise and Alzheimer’s Disease

Can you teach and Alzheimer’s patient to exercise?

Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

Is exercise beneficial for Parkinson’s patients?

 

Chapter 5 Concluding Remarks (15 minutes)

 

To purchase the online exam and e-book, simply hit the "click to proceed" button above. This option allows you to print your certificate instantly after passing the exam. (A score of 70% is required to pass the exam.)

 

To buy the paperback version from Amazon click below.

Proprioceptive Training: A Review of Current Research