Continuous Professional Development Update

Continuous Professional Development Update

SEAS: Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis

ISICO - ISTITUTO SCIENTIFICO ITALIANO COLONNA VERTEBRALE


Attendance of SEAS 2014

4th–6th April 2014
P5-03 Graduate House, University Drive, University of Hong Kong

 

Course Objectives

  • Understand background of SEAS (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) approach and the underlying scientific principles.
  • Teach joint protection and proper ADL principles for patients with scoliosis.
  • Learn the principles of the team approach for spinal deformities (physician, physio, trainer, orthotist, patient & family).
  • How to perform the clinical and postural evaluation of the scoliosis and hyperkyphosis patient.
  • Understand what is three dimensional self correction, and the step by step approach to teach individualized self correction to the patient.
  • Learn how self correction is performed for different type of deformities: thoracic, thoracolumbar, lumbar, double curve, hyperkyphosis; correlation with the radiographic and postural evaluation, as well as on observed asymmetries.
  • Learn how to manage the cognitive-behavioral approach to patient and family
  • Understand the role of exercises within the SEAS approach, and the criteria used to choose them for an individualized treatment plan.
  • How to understand if the difficulty of exercises is appropriate to the patient.
  • Goals of exercises in the different treatment phases: no brace, preparation to the brace, in brace, brace weaning.

 

 

Course Content

Date

Hours

Teachers Topics

Friday 4th April 2014

9 – 13

Michele Romano
Active Self Correction – Theory and hands-on practice
14 – 16 Michele Romano
Active Self Correction – Theory and hands-on practice
16 – 18 Stefano Negrini (Skype Conference) Scoliosis general knowledge – General knowledge on braces for PT Diagnostic-therapeuthic pathways – Basis of SEAS
Saturday 5th April 2014 9 – 13 Michele Romano
Team approach – SEAS: practical application
14 – 18 Michele Romano
Scoliosis manager: an internet tool to build an exercises plan - Theory and hands-on practice
Sunday 6th April 2014 9 – 13 Michele Romano
Exercise for treatment in mild scoliosis: choosing and applying – Theory and hands-on practice
14 – 18 Michele Romano
Exercise for treatment in mild scoliosis: choosing and applying – Theory and hands-on practice

 

Speakers

 

Date and Time

4th–6th April, 2014

Morning Session 9am to 1pm
Afternoon Session 2pm to 6pm

 

Venue

Rm. 915, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road

 

Charge

HKD4,000 for early bird registration before the 28th Feb, 2014
HKD4,800 on or after 1st Mar, 2014
(Number of participants limited to 25 persons).

SEAS bibliography

 

Enquires

Please contact cpdntalk@hkccfl.org.hk or +852 3998 3222