presented by Stephen Barbuto
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Stephen Barbuto, DPT, OCS, COMT, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Stephen Barbuto has been in the medical and fitness field for over 15 years and has worked with thousands of people from ages 2 to 102 helping them improve their balance, increase their function, and reach their potential. Stephen earned his doctor of physical therapy (DPT) from the University of Washington and has a…Read full bio
Change the way you think about fall prevention and balance by delving into fall statistics and the startling cost of falls.
2. Basic Balance Progressions
These basic balance progressions address proactive and reactive balance. Learn to advance your patients through exercises beginning in a sitting position and progressing through kneeling and standing exercises.
3. Balance Strategies
Learn strategies to control and improve patient balance through stepping, ankle and hip strategies.
4. Balance Tests Part I
Advance your patients into more difficult and detailed balance exercises. Introduction of the best evaluation tests for your patients struggling with balance including the Dynamic Gait Index, Timed-up and Go Test and the Standing/Functional Reach.
5. Balance Tests Part II and Fall Prevention
Enhance your knowledge of balance with the BBT, Tinetti, and Four-Square Step Test. Learn how to assess mobility, balance, and gait in order to better treat your patients. Teach your patients how to properly get-up off the floor and how to go up/down the stairs.