Matthieu graduated as a physiotherapist in France in 2015. He worked in neurology and paediatrics for two years before moving to Honduras to work as a Physiotherapist Volunteer for a charity called “Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos” (“Our Little Brothers and Sisters”). For two years, Matthieu worked with children with special needs who lived in Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos orphanage. In 2019, he moved back to Glasgow, Scotland to get a Masters degree and works in the NHS as a community physiotherapist. He also teaches amputee rehabilitation classes in France and loves surfing, camping and hiking.
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Long term conditions such as non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 70% of all deaths each year and the numbers are expected to rise over the next ten years. Global health organizations continue to establish models for prevention and management of these conditions. Physiotherapists have managed to successfully adapt these structural models into their practice and actively contribute to addressing this global burden. In this course, you will explore different interventions that you can utilize in your daily practice to help your patients live a healthier life.
Gait analysis is used by physiotherapists in research and clinical practice and has useful applications in many conditions. Clinically, visual gait analysis using a smartphone or a tablet camera is an easy and quick method but this simplified approach does have limitations. Alternatively, instrumented gait analysis offers accurate and detailed information on various gait parameters. In this course, you will learn about different methods of instrumented gait analysis, and the related interpretation and clinical applications of the generated data.