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PABC Course: Making Sense of the Curve - An Intro to Conservative Management Principles of Scoliosis

Physiotherapy Association of BC

Sunday, 19 March 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

PABC Course: Making Sense of the Curve - An Intro to...

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PABC Member 17 Mar 2017 $190.00 $0.00 $9.50
Non-PABC member 17 Mar 2017 $380.00 $0.00 $19.00
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17 Mar 2017 $135.00 $0.00 $6.75

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Scoliosis is a complex, 3-dimensional condition that affects a high number of our patient population. Current physical therapy curriculums lack the depth of information necessary for physical therapists to appropriately treat this very common condition.

Join Andrea Mendoza, Schroth-certified physiotherapist and Carl Ganzert, Certified Orthotist, for this full-day course packed with valuable theoretical information and clinical skills to identify and treat scoliosis at a basic level. Emphasis will be placed on the pathomechanism of scoliosis and learning recommended and contraindicated treatment principles.

Instructor Bios:

Andrea Mendoza, M.P.T.
Andrea Mendoza is the founder and principal physiotherapist at The ScoliClinic. She became fascinated with scoliosis early in her career, sought further education, and has now dedicated her whole practice to working with these kids and teens.  She has received her training through the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy School (C2-certified) and Istituto Scientific Italiano Colonna Vertebrale (S.E.A.S Level 1). She is a Schroth-certified physiotherapist who believes in arming families with the knowledge and skills to support their child in the best way possible, and is dedicated to improving the care for patients with scoliosis in the lower mainland.

Carl Ganzert, M.Sc., C.O.
Carl is a Canadian certified Orthotist. He has an undergraduate degree with a B.Sc. From SFU’s Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology program as well as a Masters degree in the Rehabilitation Science program at McMaster University. Carl focuses on complex pathological orthotic interventions for both adult and adolescent patients. As the consulting Orthotist for the New West Rehabilitation Neuro clinic, Carl works in an interdisciplinary environment to maximize treatment outcomes for patients with significant complexities. Carl acts as the New West Rehab clinic’s research coordinator to utilize current best practice evidence for patient care and produce progressive high quality evidence to improve clinical techniques and decision making.  He brings the same interdisciplinary approach to The ScoliClinic to help provide unparalleled Scoliosis treatment for its patients.

 

Register now as space is limited! PABC members benefit from significant savings on courses. Not a member yet? Explore membership.

 

PABC Course Cancellation Policy: 

PABC Course refunds are issued for cancellations received two weeks prior to the event,  less a $100 Cancellation fee. 

No refunds are issued for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the event.

Have questions about PABC Course: Making Sense of the Curve - An Intro to Conservative Management Principles of Scoliosis? Contact Physiotherapy Association of BC

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Surrey, British Columbia
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Sunday, 19 March 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)


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Physiotherapy Association of BC

The Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC) has been serving its 2500+ members for over 70 years. As the voice of our members, we ensure they have access to practice support, professional development and advocacy tools to ensure that British Columbians receive quality care that keeps them moving for life. PABC represents our members' expertise in improving health outcomes to government, health authorities, insurers, and the public.
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