presented by Kay Wing
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS
Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS is the owner of Southwest Advanced Neurological Rehabilitation (SWAN Rehab), an outpatient rehabilitation facility specializing in the treatment of stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological diseases. She received her physical therapy degree at Northwestern University and her doctorate of physical therapy from Northern Arizona University. She is a board…Read full bio
1. Balance Activities in a Supported Environment
Recognizing limitations of safety in balance tasks and creating a supported environment with equipment and tools allows the patient to experience confidence while learning new motor strategies. Dr. Wing will demonstrate balance activities using a variety of body supported balance equipment to prevent the patient from falling and so they feel safe while practicing balance activities
2. Balance Activities Using an Obstacle Course
In ADL and IADL activities patients will encounter challenges to balance. Functional training to practice strategies to safely negotiate these various tasks allows the patient to experience confidence while learning new motor stratagems.
3. Outside and Community Environmental Challenges
Optimal recovery for those with neurological deficits should address patient participation outside of the home. Negotiating outside and community environmental challenges needs to be included in the plan of care.