Participants completing this course will be able to:
1.Utilize “The ACT” to focus treatments for improved floor mobility, walking, running, and/or playing in the child who toe walks.
2. Determine the primary and secondary contributing factors (musculoskeletal, neuromotor or sensory) to Pediatric Toe Walking.
3. Examine the research findings relative to gait, toe walking, atypical movement and sensory processing.
4. Determine the appropriate use and implementation of “The Act!” and the “Toe Walking Evaluation.”
5. Apply appropriate interventions based on the etiological category of toe walking.
6. Choose an individualized treatment plan using “The Act!” and “Toe Walking Evaluation.”
7. Analyze Case Studies in each etiological category to determine a specific Plan of Care.
8. Select an appropriate shoe modification for a child who toe walks to facilitate improved standing tolerance for ADLs, walking, running, skipping, jumping, and/or playing.
9. Identify four benefits of utilizing a multi-factorial, comprehensive approach for the management of Pediatric Toe Walking.
PT, OT’s and Assistants
7:45 am – 3:15 pm EST
IN DEPTH CLINICAL APPLICATIONS USING AN ETIOLOGICAL APPROACH
7:45 am – 10:45 am – Significance, Interpretation and Utilization of Publications relevant to The Assessment of Toe Walking:
Substance Exposure In Utero
- Substance Exposure in Utero
- Birth Characteristics
- Family History
- Developmental History
Additional Information relevant to Assessment:
- Calf Presentation
- Physical Assessment
- Movement Quality
Applicable Information for Determination of the Contributing
Factors to Toe Walking:
- Gestational Age
- C Section Delivery
- NICU Stay
- Reflux and/or GI Issues
- In Utero Medications and Substances
- Floor Mobility and Onset of Walking
- Commercial Positioning Toys
- Family History
IN DEPTH CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
USING AN ETIOLOGICAL APPROACH
10:55 – 11:00 – Break
11:00 – 12: 00 pm – Characteristics of Ideal Gait and Toe Walking:
Description and Explanation
Shoe and Orthotic Modifications:
Custom and Pre-Fabricated AFOs
12:20 – 12:45 – LUNCH
12:45 – 3:15 – Case Studies (Videos of Evaluation, Interpretation and
- Musculoskeletal Etiology
- Neuromotor Etiology
- Sensory Etiology
7 contact hours
Approved for 7 contact hours by NYSED’s State Board for PT.
Application has been made to NJBPTE for CE credit approval.
TSI is an AOTA Approved Provider of Professional Development. PD activity approval ID#Pending. This Live PD is offered at 7 contact or .7 CEU’s, Intermediate level, Domain of OT: OT Service Delivery. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
Early $235.00* | Regular $260.00
*Early registration must be received 14 days prior to seminar VALID UNTIL Nov. 6, 2023
3 or more registrants – Early – $222.40| Regular – $240.10 (use code group3)
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