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First Stride - Professional Registration with Amputee Prosthetic Clinic

OPAF and The First Clinics
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Nov 09 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Optimizing gait in a person with lower limb amputation requires the integration of therapeutic concepts and prosthetic knowledge.First Stride provides a comprehensive review of the individual with limb loss and the prosthetic components that enable gait.Discover relevant assessment techniques and interventions including outcome measures, therapeutic exercise, postural re-education, and biomechanics. We will also review relevant prosthetic componentry and its influence on stability. Upon completion of the course, rehabilitation professionals will have the ability to immediately apply this information to their daily practice.

This course is delivered in a lecture and lab format. The morning session is a lecture presentation on the topics listed above. The afternoon session is a lab format that includes community members with limb loss who are interested in improving their mobility. Therapists and participants work together to learn how to incorporate exercise and hands-on techniques to optimize gait.

Meet the instructor - Sheila Clemens, Ph.D, PT is a physical therapist and gait training specialist in the West Palm Beach, Florida area.

This course is approved for 5.0 CCUs through ProCert.

Lunch is generously provided to all who attend.

Please wear clothing/shoes suitable for moving around and working with patients.


The following information is a waiver required for your participation. You will be asked to acknowledge this information when you register. If you would like a separate copy emailed to you, please contact the organizer.

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