Contact Hours2 Hours
This course will cover symptoms of persons with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), including numerous characteristics of the disease that are unique to MS. Challenges for these patients will be highlighted, focusing on physical limitations, functional difficulties, pain, fatigue and common progression of the factors as the disease progresses. Participants will learn different Yoga poses to assist their MS patients.
This course is relevant to therapists & athletic trainers working in both inpatient and outpatient settings. There is a tremendous shortage of healthcare professionals available to patients with MS., particularly in the outpatient setting. A therapist MUST understand the disease and its nuances to be able to serve this population. The needs of these patients are ongoing throughout life as the disease changes and progresses.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Describe Multiple Sclerosis and the unique challenges it presents.
- Explain the benefits of incorporating yoga into treatment to improve strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.
- Develop treatment plans incorporating Yoga to help their MS patients reduce their pain.
- Demonstrate various yoga postures to assist their MS patients
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.