Managing Complex Tone: Spasticity and Casting

18 Sep 2018 9:00 am - 4:30 pm West Hill, Putney, London SW15 3SW

Tuesday 18 – Wednesday 19 September 2018

A practical training opportunity for physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in neurology. This will include presentation of the evidence relating to the use of botulinum toxin and casting within focal spasticity, interactive clinical reasoning sessions to develop assessment and decision making skills, and several practical workshops where you will learn how to fabricate upper and lower limb soft and scotch casts. The course is taught by the RHN Tone and Splint Clinic Teams, including medical and therapy speakers.

Key learning objectives include:
– being able to fabricate upper and lower limb Scotch and soft casts
– developing shared OT/PT reasoning and practical skills to integrate casting into interdisciplinary     practice
– understanding the role of and indicators for the use of botulinum toxin
– improved knowledge in the assessment and measurement of spasticity
– understanding the evidence base for the use of botulinum toxin and casting
– exploring everyday practice issues through the use of case studies
– up-to-date knowledge of the evidence and guidelines that govern spasticity and splinting practice

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For more information, please call 020 8780 4500 ext 5140 or email