To Cast or Not to Cast - Surprising Evidence
In this short online course, Bahram Jam, founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI), summarizes the research regarding immobilization and casting post-fracture.
Bahram provides answers to questions such as:
"Is casting ideal for the management of certain stable fractures?"
"Could SOME individuals with SPECIFIC types of fractures do better with instructions such as weight-bearing as tolerated?"
Outline of Topics:
- The current standard of care for bone fracture
- Risks of total immobilization
- Risk factors for delayed fracture healing
- Research summary on movement post-fracture
- Research summary on weight-bearing post-fracture
Who Is This Course For?
This online course is for all rehabilitation professionals, including physiotherapists/physical therapists, physiotherapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors, athletic therapists, exercise therapists, kinesiologists as well as any others interested in fracture healing.
What’s Included In This Online Healthcare Course?
- 15 minutes of video lessons.
- Lifetime access. You can return to this course at any time. If any material is updated or added, you will have access to the new content.
- Certificate of completion. Once you've completed the course, you will receive a certificate for your professional portfolio.
- There is no start date or completion date. You can complete the course at your own pace.
PT, D.SC.PT, M.PHTY, B.SC.PT, FCAMT
Bahram is a physiotherapist and founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI). He's taught 1000+ continuing education courses to healthcare professionals across Canada & internationally.
He has instructed over one thousand post-graduate orthopaedic and pain science courses and has been a guest presenter at several physiotherapy and medical conferences across Canada and internationally.
His primary clinical approach is to identify relevant functional impairments and determine the best self-management strategy to maximize patient independence.