Congenital Muscular Torticollis: A Pain In The Neck?

August 16, 2013 9:00am - 12:10pm

This event is open to PTs and OTs

Alice Anderson, PT DPT, PCS will be presenting.

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is the third most common musculoskeletal condition of infants. Current literature reports 90% of babies with CMT have good to excellent outcomes when provided with appropriate conservative therapy w/in first 12 mo of life. This presentation will review the primary types of torticollis as well as current evidence based assessment and management of children with CMT.

About the presenter: Alice Anderson, PT, DPT, PCS

Alice completed her entry-level physical therapy training at the University of Central Arkansas in 1983. She subsequently earned an Advanced Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Texas Woman’s University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from AT Still University. She is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy. After working for nearly 25 years at Children’s Medical Center, she joined Therapy 2000, a pediatric home health agency based in Dallas. She currently serves as the Program Director of the High Risk Infant and Toddler program. Additionally, Alice presents on the role of physical therapy for persons with bleeding disorders on local, national, and international levels. In her free time, she has participated in multiple international medical outreaches in Central and South America as well as Eastern Europe. Alice lives in Dallas where she enjoys yoga, boot camp workouts, reading, and many outdoor activities including playing with her sheltie puppy, Loki.

Course approved for 3 hours TPTA, TOTA

The registration fee for this event is $89.

9:00a – 12:10p

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