Do you feel at times that you have designed and delivered the best gait and balance program and yet your patients still have some problems with their balance?
This course goes beyond all you have learned about the effects of speed, strength and range of motion limitations as causes for balance dysfunction. You will leave with an in depth knowledge and skill in the postural dyscontrol, somatosensation and vestibular arenas. The instructor has taught and treated extensively in this area with astounding results with her patients and clinicians. Her skills in this area are unparralled. Take home innovative useable evaluation and treatment techniques that will dramatically change your practice. You and your patients deserve to receive this cutting edge information.
Janene Barber received her BS from the University of Missouri. Since 1997, she has been specializing in the care and rehabilitation of the geriatric patient in various settings. Ms. Barber was President/owner of Occupational Wellness and St. Charles Physical Therapy Center in Louisiana. In these settings, she was involved in the rehabilitation of patients with compromised balance. She was also an adjunct faculty at LSU and USA – Mobile. In 2003, Ms. Barber joined Gentiva Health Services as Program Director for Gentiva Safe Strides, an extensive and comprehensive balance program. Ms. Barber was responsible for training, development and outcomes with the program. In 2004, she was promoted to Clinical Program Specialist and involved in the development and implementation of Safe Strides nationally. In 2006, Ms. Barber moved into a consulting role with Optimum Balance to continue development and implementation of programs to accommodate the increasing need to reduce the risk of falls in the senior population.
Note: We cannot take online registrations beginning on the Monday of the week of the seminar. Instead, please call our office at (877) 794-7328 to register so we can ensure there will be a handout at the course for you.
Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the seminar date for tuition refund less a $75 administration fee. NO refunds will be made after this date.