Product Detail

Treating Torticollis
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on April 4, 2019.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 20 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
ROSEMARY PENG, PT, MSPT
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
4/4/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV021025
Objectives
  1. Evaluate types and causes of infant torticollis and positional skull deformities.
  2. Demonstrate evidenced-based examination and treatment strategies for infants with CMT.
  3. List seven red flags that may warrant referral to a physician.
  4. Develop a plan of care using five components of first-choice interventions based on the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG).
  5. Examine emerging interventions that have not yet established efficacy.
  6. Create evidenced-based discharge planning, caregiver education, and recommendations for follow-up care.
Outline
TORTICOLLIS AND POSITIONAL SKULL DEFORMITIES – WHEN TO TREAT OR REFER
  • Three types: Brachycephaly, plagiocephaly, scaphocephaly
  • Craniosynostosis
  • When and how to treat it
  • When is it time for consultation with neurosurgery
HOW TO PROPERLY ASSESS A CHILD WITH CMT
  • Posture
  • Cervical range of motion: active and passive
  • Muscle function scale for Infants
  • Thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Muscle flexibility of extremities
  • Screen for developmental hip dysplasia
  • Skin, facial, and skull asymmetries
  • Visual motor skills: tracking, presence of nystagmus, midline control
  • Classification of level of severity
EXAM LAB

HOW TO BEST TREAT CMT – LOOKING BEYOND THE NECK
  • Cervical PROM
  • Addressing other asymmetries below the neck
  • Positioning
  • Incorporate play into treatment
  • Strengthening
  • Addressing vision
  • Why and how we address fine and gross motor skills
  • Tummy time challenges
  • Adapting the environment
  • Caregiver education
INTERVENTION LAB

OTHER THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES FOR CMT
  • Microcurrent
  • Myokinetic stretching
  • Kinesiological taping
  • TAMO approach
  • TOT and other collars
  • Botox
  • Surgery
EMERGING INTERVENTIONS WITHOUT EVIDENCE OF EFFICACY
  • Manual therapy/cervical manipulation
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Soft tissue massage
  • Feldenkrais
  • Total Motion Release
WHEN TO REFER FOR CONSULTATION
  • 7 Red flags that indicate the need for referral to MDs
HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR GOAL WRITING
  • Symmetrical movement
  • Motor development
  • Parent/caregiver understanding
DISCHARGE PLANNING AND FOLLOW-UP RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Criteria for discharge
  • Parent/caregiver understanding
  • Follow-up screening recommendations
CASE EXAMPLES
Author

ROSEMARY PENG, PT, MSPT

Rosemary Peng, PT, MSPT, has been practicing for more than 30 years, with a specialized focus on pediatrics and neurology. She is a clinical specialist at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation’s Chester outpatient campus and is a consultant for early intervention in New Jersey and school-based settings. In addition, Rose is an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University School of Health-Related Professions – in the Department of Physical Therapy (Newark campus). Over the years, she has worked in the school system as a school physical therapist and worked in the inpatient department of Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Rose brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to her workshops that leaves attendees feeling confident, energized, and prepared to tackle CMT in their patients.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rosemary Peng has an employment relationship with Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Inc. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Rosemary Peng is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association; and the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapists.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Rehab Nurses