“Managing the Pusher” An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke
Instructor: Karen Guha, PT, BScPT, C/NDT, CIDN Physiotherapist, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener Waterloo, and Back Works Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation
Where? Physiotherapy Department of The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center 505 Smyth Rd, Ottawa Ontario
Who should attend? Participants must be a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist or Therapy/Rehab Assistant
Fee: $50 per person Please note registration will not be complete until payment is received. Our administrative assistant will reach out with the link within one week of your registration. Lunch will be provided.
- State the basic philosophy underlying the NDT approach to the treatment of adults with neurological dysfunction
- Identify major impairments interfering with normal movement and function in the individual with stroke who has contraversive pushing tendencies.
- Demonstrate basic handling skills to enhance the patient’s functional movement as related to his/her functional goals including activities in sitting, standing, and gait.
- Demonstrate an increased repertoire of evaluation and treatment strategies for the individual with stroke who has contraversive pushing tendencies.