CCU Alert! Therapeutic Interventions in Neurorehabilitation for COTAs and PTAs

Who: COTAs, PTAs (PTs and OTs seeking out intervention focused CCUs are also welcome.) What: Therapeutic Interventions in Neurorehabilitation for COTAs and PTAs When: February 15-16, 2018 Where: Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, Illinois Why: Objectives “Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Identify potential medical complications seen in the neurologically involved … Continue reading CCU Alert! Therapeutic Interventions in Neurorehabilitation for COTAs and PTAs

Virtual Reality Reducing Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

Virtual reality improves embodiment and neuropathic pain caused by spinal cord injury as originally seen in Neurology Mirror therapy’s principles of neuroplasticity are being tapped into here and applied to paraplegic chronic neuropathic pain with the help of immersive virtual reality. After a spinal cord injury, normal sensation is disrupted below the injury’s dermatomes (areas … Continue reading Virtual Reality Reducing Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

CCU Alert! Advancing Clinical Practice in Spinal Cord Injury

Who: Occupational Therapists and assistants, Physical Therapists and assistants What: Advancing Clinical Practice in Spinal Cord Injury Conference and Pre-Conference When: January 12-14, 2018 Where: TIRR Memorial Hermann South Tower Conference Center in Houston, Texas Why: On the 12th is the Pre-conference course on Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel. “Upon completion of this course attendees will … Continue reading CCU Alert! Advancing Clinical Practice in Spinal Cord Injury