In this session the presenter will review the benefits of aquatic therapeutic interventions in the treatment of lower extremity impairments. Aquatic balance, strengthening and plyometric interventions are provided to meet the needs of various skill levels. Relevant aquatic therapy research will be discussed as it relates to the clinical decision-making process. The goal of this session is to provide the clinician skills to apply the research recommendations into practice.

Meet Your Presenter

Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS. Beth is the owner of North County Water and Sports Therapy Center in San Diego CA, specializing in aquatic and orthopedic physical therapy since 1997. Beth is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist, certified STOTT Pilates instructor, and an Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Institute Certified therapist. In 2010, Beth was honored with Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Institute's Tsunami Spirit award for her contribution to aquatic therapy education. In 2012 she was named Aquatic Therapy Professional of the year. In 2015 the Aquatic Section of the APTA presented Beth with the Judy Cirullo Ward in recognition of her promotion of aquatic therapy. Additional aquatic therapy certifications include, Master Instructor for the Burdenko Method and Trainer for AquaStretch™, a myofascial release technique performed in the water. Along with continuing to actively treat patients, Beth travels the county and world providing continuing education courses with the focus on aquatic therapy.

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Course Code:

LMS-991

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_Logo One

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_PA Gen hours

2

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Review content, complete assessment with at least a 70% score, complete course evaluation, claim certificate.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

03/15/2019

Date recorded

03/26/2019

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS

Learning objectives

  1. List at least four therapeutic benefits of aquatic environment in relationship to the rehabilitation of various lower extremity injuries and impairments.
  2. Integrate current research recommendations and findings with aquatic interventions to maximize your patient’s plan of care and return to function.
  3. Apply at least 4 aquatic techniques to challenge your clients balance in the aquatic environment.

Partner(s)

Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy

Brought to you by

APTA

#Lessons:
1Aquatics and Lower Extremities_FINAL.mp4
2Assessment_Lower Extremities
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:lower extremities, aquatics, Beth Scalone
Enrollment
Price:$120.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $120.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $80.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Aquatics
    $60.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
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