This course provides Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists with the opportunity to update skills and theoretical knowledge in the management of the upper limb in neurological patients.

It includes online content for participants to complete prior to three online 1-hour community of practice sessions. This will be followed up by a 3-month reflective session that participants will be invited to attend. Participants who register for this course will have access to the online content for 12 months from the date of registration.

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Please watch the following videos

  1. Introduction
  2. Management Tool for Acute Hemiplegic Shoulders (MTAHS)
  3. Strapping
  4. Collar and cuff
  5. Positioning and stretching
  6. Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
  7. Splinting
  8. Serial casting
  9. Botulinum toxin
  10. Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (mCIMT)
  11. Conclusion