Clinical Gait Analysis
Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)
Course Instructors: Jackie Osborne PT, DPT, GCS
Raine Osborne PT, MSPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Course Date: 5/12/2012 8:30am – 5:30pm
Course Description: Participants in this course will utilize a biopsychosocial framework for the clinical analysis of normal gait patterns and pathologic gait deviations in individuals with orthopedic and neurologic dysfunction. Evidence-based outcomes measures assessing treatment efficacy will also be reviewed. The participant will perform live and video observational analysis to apply this framework.
1. Discuss a biopsychosocial framework for clinical gait analysis including:
b. Integration of the ICF Model
2. Identify and apply outcome measures related to clinical gait analysis including selection, administration and interpretation.
3. Identify the parameters of normal gait.
4. Identify pathologic mechanisms of gait.
5. Identify common gait deviations such as:
a. Those at the ankle, foot, knee, hip, pelvis, and trunk.
b. Those common to adult neurologic dysfunction
Intended Audience: PT only
8:30 – 10:30 Biopsychosocial Framework for Clinical Gait Analysis
10:30 – 10:45 BREAK
10:45 – 12:30 Normal Gait
12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH (on your own)
1:30 – 5:10 Abnormal Gait
(15 min BREAK)
5:10 - 5:30 Q & A
When & Where
Brooks Institute of Higher Learning
Brooks Post-professional Education Programs
Brooks Rehabilitation is a leader in post-professional clinical education for healthcare practitioners focused in the area of rehabilitation. This is demonstrated by its active involvement in providing residency and fellowship level training as well as through providing world class continuing education courses for all clinicians in the field of rehabilitation practice. Currently Brooks has four post-professional education programs including a multidisciplinary Geriatric Residency (includes residents from OT, Nursing, SLP, and PT), a PT Neurologic Residency, a PT Orthopaedic Residency, and an Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship. Brooks Rehabilitation offers over 25 post-professional continuing courses each year that includes a wide variety of course offerings for multiple disciplines and a variety of specialty practice areas. The speakers include both nationally renowned experts from around the country as well as nationally recognized clinical experts that currently practice within Brooks.