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APTA Colorado Chapter's 2017 Spring Conference and PT Expo has ended
Saturday, April 22 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Optimizing Rehab After Total Joint Replacement in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

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This course will present an in depth review of contemporary TKA physical therapy treatment including the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR) and how it impacts health care professionals and patients and current evidence in best practices for rehabilitation and management of complications including persistent pain and arthrofibrosis. Discussion will also provide an in-depth analysis of emerging evidence-based treatment options and introduction of innovations including neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), progressive strength training, movement pattern retraining, and strategies to address stiffness after TKA. A lab portion of this course will focus on the application of NMES and manual therapy techniques in patients after TKA.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Bade

Michael Bade

University of Colorado
Michael is an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at the University of Colorado with over 10 years of experience in treating individuals after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the acute, home health, and outpatient settings. In addition to his clinical experience... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Kittelson

Andrew Kittelson

University of Colorado
Dr. Kittelson is an Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado. His research focuses on improving care for people with knee osteoarthritis and people undergoing total knee replacement, through 1) a better understanding of the clinical condition... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley

UCD Physical Therapy Program
Dr. Stevens-Lapsley is a Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center. She received her PT degree at the University of Delaware, where she went on to complete a PhD in Biomechanics and Movement Science with a focus in Applied Physiology... Read More →


Saturday April 22, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am
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Attendees (18)