Course

Toe walking

Un bébé qui marche sur la pointe des pieds.

Good news! Knowing that you’ve been eagerly awaiting this course, you now have access to Module 1 of the course, and we’ll be adding more modules as they become available. An email will be sent to you when the entire course is available.

This course is in the process of being created. We estimate that the course will be completed in early 2024 and it is only available in French. An email will be sent to you as soon as the course is available to start learning. Don’t forget to check your junk mail! We can’t wait to share it with you!

This course addresses therapeutic evaluation & treatment of pediatric equinus gait (“toe walking”). It is common for the practitioner to feel lost when a child presents with a toe walking gait patern. Both evaluation and treatment of these children are often frustrating for all involved and frequently result in inaccurate evaluation with ineffective intervention and poor achievement of results. Long term results are rarely achieved with either resultant surgical intervention and/or a reoccurrence of the problem. However, establishing a specific approach to treating this type of patient can be made less frustrating and more rewarding by asking the right questions and forming a deliberate approach.

This course is excellent for alleviating a chaotic approach to the treatment of pediatric toe walking. Liesa teaches practitioners to assess toe walking through a holistic view of the child, including biomechanics & sensory processing, to develop a systematic approach and devise an effective treatment plan. Through organized assessment, specific data will be used to direct the clinician to potential etiologies. You will learn to develop interventions based on etiologies to produce successful long-term outcomes.

This course challenges the clinician to ask the correct questions in order to form a systematic approach to treating the child who “toe walks.”  This course will change how you think about and treat children with equinus gait.

Objectives :

  1. Identify specific etiologies relevant to pediatric equinus gait
  2. Discuss etiology-specific & age-appropriate assessment & management strategies for this population
  3. Apply effective examination, evaluation, intervention and treatment strategies to toe walking in the pediatric population
  4. Design an effective & individualized treatment plan for the pediatric patient
  5. Explain the future consequences of incorrect intervention

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