R2P™ Advanced Management of Postconcussion Syndrome Toronto2019-07-10T10:22:22-04:00

R2P™ Advanced Management of Postconcussion Syndrome Toronto


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Course TypeCourse/ Seminar
Date09/29/2019 - 09/29/2019
Instructor NameJacquie van Ierssel PT, PhD(candidate), FCAMPT, SPC Diploma, CAFCI
Cost$325 +HST
AddressPhysioplus Health Group
2489 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario M6S 1R6
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DistrictCentral Toronto
Brief Description

R2P Advanced Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome outlines the R2P PATH, an evidence-based approach to concussion rehabilitation. Participants will learn to apply key principles of sub-symptom threshold progressions to vestibular, visual, and exercise therapy, and assess and manage post-traumatic headaches. Consolidate learning through hands-on practice and small group case studies.  Skills learned can be immediately applied in practice.


8:30am - Advanced Neuroimaging and Fluid Biomarkers

What is the role of advanced neuroimaging techniques in the diagnosis of concussion? Can a blood test predict recovery?

9:00am - Post-Traumatic Headache

Learn to differentiate types of post-traumatic headache using an evidence-based algorithm and standardized history taking. Understand how to apply best practice treatment techniques.

10:30am - Sleep-Wake Disturbances

What is the impact of sleep-wake disturbances on recovery? How do you assess sleep disturbances? What are recommended treatment techniques?

11:00am - Post-Traumatic Fatigue

How do you differentiate between cognitive and physical fatigue? Learn best-practice management strategies, including planning and pacing.

11:30am - Alternative Therapies

What is the evidence regarding acupuncture, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and neurofeedback for the management of post-concussion symptoms? Are nutritional supplements effective?

12:00pm - Lunch

12:45pm - Sub-Symptom Exercise Therapy

Learn to prescribe sub-symptom threshold aerobic exercise to manage autonomic dysfunction through practical application.

1:30pm - R2P PATH

Learn to apply advanced therapeutic exercises for vestibular and visual dysfunction using stepwise progressions. Design individualized treatment programs based on symptom profiles through small group work.

3:30pm - Putting it all together

Consolidate learning through discussion and case studies.

4:00pm - Questions and Answers

This course has been approved for 3.2 CATA CEU credits.

This course has been approved by ACAC for 7 CE hours.

This course is recommended for Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists, Physicians, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, and Kinesiologists.

Contact NameJacquie van Ierssel PT, PhD(candidate)
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