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Adult Neurological Rehabilitation: Course Outline

Neurological rehabilitation is a doctor-supervised program designed for people with diseases, trauma, or disorders of the nervous system

Course Objectives

  1. The students will have knowledge about the different neuro developmental approaches used for different conditions of adult neurology.
  2.  The students will be able to understand the proper treatment protocol for different conditions in adult population.
  3. The students will be able to understand the different concepts of neuro rehabilitation approaches and their clinical implementations.
  4.  The students will be able to understand the different neuro rehabilitation approaches and their role in clinical settings. 



Course Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Brain reorganization, the rehabilitation environment, measuring outcomes
  3. Training guidelines
  4. Balance
  5. Walking
  6. Standing up and sitting down
  7. Reaching and manipulation
  8. Different impairments
  9. Impairments and adaptations
  10. Strength training and physical conditioning
  1. Motor adaptation
  • Plasticity in motor system
  • Motor reorganization
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation plan
  1. Cerebra vascular accident
  • Assessment of stroke
  • Clinical manifestation
  • Physical management
  1. Traumatic brain injury
  • Assessment and physical treatment
  1. Parkinson disease
  • Assessment and management
  1. Multiple sclerosis
  • Assessment and management
  1. Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Anatomy and function of vestibular system
  • Assessment of vestibular system
  • Different treatment of vestibular rehabilitation
  1. Motor Relearning Program (MRP)
  • Introduction
  • Motor learning model for rehabilitation
  • Basis Of The Model
  • The key principles of the MRP
  • Motor Relearning Program For Stroke - Summery of Principles
  • Steps of the MRP
  • Method of progression
  • Transference of learning
  • The patient as an Active learner – The learning environment
  • Functional movements Analysis – Upper limb function, Oro-facial, sitting up from supine, sitting, standing up and sitting down, standing and walking 
  1. Neuropathis and myopathies
  2. Amotrophic lateral sclerosis
  3. Alzhiemer disease
  4. Amputation and gait training
  5. Polio and management

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