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The Canadian Stroke Congress is a uniquely Canadian forum in which participants reflecting “bench-to-bedside-to-community” perspectives of stroke can exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn about innovation in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery. The Canadian Stroke Congress normally attracts more than 800 delegates from across Canada and around the world. Delegates include leading neurologists, neurointerventionalists, internists, general practitioners, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, basic scientists, knowledge-translation experts, and policy makers in the field of stroke. This year we’re excited to be returning to the…
Rehab 540-Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practice and Critical Review of the Evidence: Two topics will be explored by Northwestern Ontario clinicians. 1. Determining the Efficacy of Utilizing Botulinum Toxin related to Dysphagia by Sharol Bachmeier, RN, St. Joseph’s Care Group. 2. Vestibular Therapy and its Effectiveness on Post-Stroke Disequilibrium by Matthew Christensen, Kinesiologist, Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre See POSTER: and Webinar LINK
Many individuals who suffer from a neurological injury post CVA or brain injury have limitations in using their involved upper extremity in function. Activating and progressing the involved upper extremity for function, is a consistent goal for both patients and therapists. This one-day virtual workshop will present NDT principles related to coordinated movements of the trunk and upper extremity for active support and for developing reach.