Current Trends on Spinal Manipulations and Stroke Rehabilitation

When & Where
February 12, 2012 (1:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
AMV Hall, College of Accountancy , University of Santo Tomas

The Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine will be holding a Post-Convention Workshop entitled, “ Current Trends on Spinal Manipulation and Stroke Rehabilitation.”

The invited speakers for this workshop are members of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine from Temple University Hospital , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania . They are Dr. Ernesto Cruz and Dr. Michael Weinik.

Dr. Ernesto Cruz is a physical therapy graduate of the University of Santo Tomas who pursued Medicine in UST. He went to the United States and finished his residency training in Rehabilitation Medicine at the Temple University. He is presently an Associate Professor of the Temple University Hospital. His special interests are stroke and geriatric rehabilitation. He will be talking about new exercises for stroke patient.

Dr. Michael Weinik is a doctor of Osteopathic Medicine who went pursued rehabilitation medicine as his specialty. His interests are musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports medicine rehabilitation. He will be teaching spinal manipulation-basic principle, assessment and treatment

1. To review the biomechanical basis of spinal manipulation
2. To demonstrate to the participants the proper technique on spinal assessment and spinal manipulation
3. To teach the participants the new exercises that are being used in patients with stroke.

12:00 -1:00 Registration
1:00 -1: 45 Spinal Manipulation: Its Biomechanical Basis
1:45 – 2:30 Assessment of Low Back Pain: Demonstration
2:30 -3:30 Workshop: Spinal Assessment
330 -4:15 Spinal Manipulation: Techniques
4:15 – 5:15 Workshop: Spinal Manipulation
5:15 -5:45 Break
5:45 – 6:30 Therapeutic Exercises in Stroke Rehabilitation
6:30 -7:30 Workshop: Therapeutic Exercises in STroke

Students – 1,800 php
Professional- 2,000 php

For more information, please contact PARM secretariat (Lei or Jane) at tel no. 415-9048 or 410-1597 (during office hours only) or click here.

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