Assessing and Preventing Falls in Cognitively Impaired Elderly

Falls in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults: Implications for Risk Assessment and Prevention as originally seen in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society We’ve all seen the effects of poor cognition on movement. It can be ugly. Ugly movement obviously would lead to some ugly falls, which is where this article goes. “Falling,… with higher prevalence … Continue reading Assessing and Preventing Falls in Cognitively Impaired Elderly

CCU Alert! Mindful Movement for Parkinson Disease Professionals

Who: This course “… is designed for those working at yoga studies, fitness centers, medical centers, schools and those interested in serving people with PD.” Course provided by YogaReach. What: Mindful Movement for Parkinson Disease Professional Training Workshop When: March 2-3, 2018 Where: Ability360 in Phoenix, Arizona Why: “Attend our workshop and gain the following … Continue reading CCU Alert! Mindful Movement for Parkinson Disease Professionals

Adventures in Cervicogenic Dizziness: Treatment

Sensorimotor Function and Dizziness in Neck Pain: Implications for Assessment and Management as originally seen in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Now for the fun part: treatment! The treatment strategies fall into 5 categories: general therex, head-neck awareness exercises, oculomotor exercises, movement control exercises and postural stability-balance training. Here is where those … Continue reading Adventures in Cervicogenic Dizziness: Treatment

CCU Alert! Evidence in Action: A Comprehensive Management of Balance Impairments and Falls

Who: PTs, PTAs What: Evidence in Action: A Comprehensive Management of Balance Impairments and Falls When: May 5, 2018 Where: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx Why: At the conclusion of this course, a participant should be able to: Identify the unique and diverse systemic and local effects of cancer and its treatment that impact balance … Continue reading CCU Alert! Evidence in Action: A Comprehensive Management of Balance Impairments and Falls