November Meeting Date: Wednesday November 12, 2014
Topic: Spasticity Management and the Use Of Botox: When Should I Refer A Patient?
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer M. Brown, PT, GCS
Founder Dynamic Home Therapy
Description: This course will discuss the use of botox/phenol injections for the use of spasticity management as related to function and describe an algorithm for physical therapy assessment and treatment in spasticity management. Discussion of sample documentation and education given to the patient and caregiver during therapy as related to their ongoing plan of care will be facilitated through the use of a patient case study.
About the Speaker: Jennifer grew up locally and received her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Springfield College in 1996 and her transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2009. Jen was awarded her Geriatric Clinical Specialist certification in 2009. Her area of expertise is adolescent and geriatric care with the neurologically impaired population and client resources for "aging in place." She was also awarded her certification in LSVT BIG for Parkinson's in 2011 and training of the balance based weighted vest for the neurological population in 2012. Jennifer worked for Main Line Health for 15 years and founded Dynamic Home Therapy in 2011. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at Drexel University and provides education to many local organizations including the Parkinson's Foundation, MS Society and Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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3855 West Chester Pike
Conference Rm C
Newtown Square, PA 19073
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