Rehabilitating Geriatric Balance with Evidence-Based Techniques
A Balanced Approach to Fall Prevention with Dr. Theresa Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS, CHy, DD
Discover how to design client-centered programs that achieve functional rehab outcomes for balance, from one of the world's leading physical therapists. Give your clients their independence back - and the ability to stand on their own again.
What You'll Learn in This Course:
Vertebral Artery. Timed Up and Go (TUG). Unilateral Stance. 5 Times Sit to Stand (5TSS). Step Test. Functional Reach. Berg Balance Scale (Lab). Falls Efficacy Scale. Falls Risk Self-Assessment. Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale. Besttest. Mini Bestest. Brief Besttest (Lab)
Timed Up and Go. 6 Minute Walk Test. Figure 8. Modified Gate Efficacy Scale. Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment. Gait Abnormality Rating Scale. Dynamic Gait Index (Lab). Star and Y Balance Tests. Other balance tests. Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment. Gait Abnormality Rating Scale. Dynamic Gait Index (Lab). Star and Y Balance Tests. Other balance tests.
Fall reduction education.
Therapeutic neuromuscular and functional exercise.
Otago. LIFE. Tai Chi. Wii.
Other balance programs.
Active Balance Clinic (ABC) Program
Epidemiology and Outcomes of Falls
Evidence-based outcomes, reliability, and validity studies on balance tools and interventions
Effect of interventions on fall reduction, rates, and risk.
Balance definitions, systems and strategies