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Water-Based Intervention for
the Musculoskeletal Client:

An Aquatic Therapy Primer


Offered multiple times
in 2014
$595

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Water Based Interventions


ABOUT THIS 2 DAY SEMINAR

*This class is required for students pursuing ATU Credentialing in the Musculoskeletal Track

16 hrs designed to rapidly introduce clinicians to novel aquatic treatment ideas for the musculoskeletal patient. Will provide an overview of treatments pertinent to pediatric, adult and geriatric practices. Includes a “sampler lab” of the most clinically useful elements of popular aquatic specialty techniques and research findings which support aquatic therapy for the musculoskeletal client.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1. Demonstrate 1-2 aquatic tasks or activities from each of the following specialty techniques (as each relates to the musculoskeletal client):
  • Aquatic adaptations of the Berg
  • Salzman Blanket Drills
  • Aquatic manual therapy and stretching
  • Aquatic yoga + pilates
  • Plyometrics
  • Functional skills training
  • Progressive resistive exercise
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF)
  • Trunk stabilization
  • Clinical applications of Watsu (lab)


2. Working with a partner, design and implement a 15-minute aquatic treatment plan (including equipment selection) for 1-2 of the following:

  • s/p fracture, internal trauma, sprain, strain or dislocation
  • s/p joint replacement (e.g. TKR)
  • s/p tendon or ligament repair (e.g. ACL)
  • arthritis
  • chronic pain syndromes (e.g. fibromyalgia)
  • back and neck dysfunction (lab)

3. Describe why aquatic therapy may be the treatment of choice if (a) the patient is difficult to support or handle, (b) the patient is in pain, or (c) if the therapist cannot adequately access the patient’s body on land, (d) the patient has LE swelling (lecture).

4. Recite 3-4 aquatic precautions and contraindications specific to the musculoskeletal patient (lecture).


5. Locate what payers (including Medicare) have to say about aquatic therapy for the musculoskeletal patient (lecture).


6. Make a 3 minute verbal “case” for providing aquatic therapy services for a patient with a specific musculoskeletal condition. Be able to identify and locate supportive research to bolster case (lecture).


7. Progress a specific aquatic task from a lower level of function towards increased independence (lab)


8. Perform 3-4 aquatic therapeutic movements, tasks, or exercises designed to:
  • increase strength
  • improve ROM
  • decrease pain and muscle spasm
  • improve trunk stability
  • improve posture, weight-bearing, balance, gait and proprioception
  • improve functional skills (lab)

ATU Schedule

DAY ONE
8:00-11:30 Lecture/ Land labs
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15-2:45 Pool lab
2:45-3:00 Energy Break
3:00-5:30 Pool lab

DAY TWO
8:00-11:30 Lecture/ Land labs
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15-2:45 Pool lab
2:45-3:00 Energy Break
3:00-5:30 Pool lab

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Schedule Changes
Due to unforeseen circumstances or events, ATU schedules, instructors
or venues are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation Policy
The final date for refunds (minus $175 reseating fee) for cancellations by students is 3 wks before class start date. No refunds given for cancellations after this date.




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