presented by Sherri Betz
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Sherri Betz, PT, GCS, CEEAA, PMA-CPT
Sherri Betz has been a physical therapist since 1991. She is a Geriatric Certified Specialist, PMA® Certified Pilates teacher, and director of TheraPilates® Physical Therapy Clinic since 2001. She was elected as the Vice-President of the Pilates Method Alliance in 2007 and served on the PMA Board of Directors from 2003-2009. Sherri is the PMA…Read full bio
Learn the 4 main red flags for identification of osteoporosis in any type of patient. Use a suggested intake or screening form for every patient. Integrate the FRAX or FRAC Fracture Risk Calculator into your practice for free. Read and interpret Bone Mineral Density Report to inform your exercise plan.
2. Hyperkyphosis Measurement
Learn several ways to measure Hyperkyphosis: Radiographic Cobb Angle, Kyphometer, Occiput to Wall Distance and one of the best tools: Flexible Ruler Kyphosis Measurement. Calculate the Kyphotic Index.
3. Discussion of Assessment
This chapter features a discussion of the findings with the patient explaining what is important; including the BMD report and fracture risk assessment. This discussion will also cover nutrition and physical findings as well as fracture prevention and recommended intervention
4. Patient Education on Fracture Prevention
Watch a discussion of fracture prevention using the Do It Right! And Prevent Fractures booklet as a guide. This booklet/poster was developed as a partnership between American Bone Health and the APTA Geriatric Academy’s Bone Health Special Interest Group