Coming Soon: Courses to increase knowledge in treatment areas typical to therapeutic practice.

Human Balance System

2.5 Credit hours

PQAS Instructor: Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS
PA PT and OT Board Approved

Applicable to: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, for COTAs and PTAs.

This course explores general balance and, specifically, human balance. The components of human balance are examined and how they interconnect to produce efficient, effective balance in varying situations and environments. Processing of perceptual information and the neuroscience of processing the information are discussed.  Common causes of balance disorders in adults and children are identified. Testing and treatment of vestibular disorders are presented. Examples of treatment strategies for adults and children are presented along with problems solving opportunities.

Taping for Function: Lower Extremity and Trunk

3 Credit Hours

PQAS Instructor: Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

PT and OT Boards Approved

This course provides the background for and use of taping techniques using Leukotape, Hypafix and Kinesiotape to correct common postural and functional problems seen with pediatric clients. This course includes a printable manual of lessons with photos of each taping technique. Videos and patient photos are used within the course to illustrate problems and taping to correct alignment and function of the lower extremity and trunk. 

Taping for Function: Upper Extremity and Trunk

3 Credit hours

PQAS Instructor: Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

PT and OT Boards Approved

This course provides the background for and use of taping techniques using Leukotape, Hypafix and Kinesiotape to correct common postural and functional problems seen with pediatric clients. This course includes a printable manual of lessons with photos of each taping technique. Videos and patient photos are used within the course to illustrate problems and taping to correct alignment and function of the upper extremity and trunk.