Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Many conditions affect infants, children and young people. These conditions can impact the musculoskeletal or neurological systems and cause various impairments, developmental issues and functional limitations. Understanding these conditions is crucial for parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals alike, as it allows for timely recognition, proper management, and improved outcomes for young patients. This programme walks rehabilitation professionals through 13 common paediatric conditions, highlighting evidence-based assessment and treatment options for optimal function.
This programme of courses aims to introduce evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques for 13 common paediatric conditions.
This programme will cover the following topics:
- Infantile Brachial Plexus Injury
- Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
- Paediatric Lower Extremity Torsional Conditions
- Paediatric Conditions - Down Syndrome, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
- Paediatric Conditions - Autism, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Spina Bifida, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Haemophilia
- Cerebral Palsy Aetiology and Pathology
- Cerebral Palsy General Assessment and Interventions
- Idiopathic Toe Walking
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.