Describe the concepts and theories that lead to dynamic systems approach to neurological rehabilitation.
Describe the process of neuroplasticity and demonstrate techniques to enhance the ability to maximize the concepts of neuroplasticity in progressive rehab programs.
Identify how each system is intricately related to each other and develop treatment programs to utilize one system to benefit the other.
Develop exercise components to enhance motor control, movement patterns and motor learning in the neurological patient.
Utilize specific techniques to develop treatment programs for hypertonicity, myoplastic hyperstiffness, rigidity, strengthening and mobilization for the neurological patient.
Incorporate the appropriate cardio-pulmonary conditioning training for specific neurological disorders.
Properly evaluate the difference between vascular disorders and edema and perform appropriate treatment protocols.
Develop exercise protocols that assist with enhancing depth perception, focus, environmental awareness, visual-motor control and balance in the neurological patient.
Utilize a modified version of the Nagi Model to assess patients, set up specialized treatment plans and goals.
Combine Imagery and visualization to create movement strategies
Use current standardized tests and measures to evaluate patients, set up treatment plans, write goals and improve documentation to show systematic progresssion with measurable outcomes with neurological patients.
Develop exercise programs to assist with incontinence and constipation.
Incorporate mind-body exercises such as yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi acupressure and mediation into treatment programs for increased functional outcomes.
Utilize a modified version of the Nagi Model