International Aquatic Therapy Techniques (Portland, USA, March 2021)

March 8-9, 2021   (Monday and Tuesday)
Portland, Oregon

Contact:   JoAnna Mullett 


Course Instructor:   Peggy Schoedinger, PT

If you have not yet had the pleasure of taking one of her courses, you may like to read about Peggy.


Course Schedule

Day 1   (Monday)
8:00   Aquatic Therapy Clinical Decision Making
Physiological Effects of Immersion
Precautions for Aquatic Therapy
9:00   Break
9:30   Pool Lab:
Shallow Water Exercises Including:
Benefits/Limitations of Each Type of Aquatic Equipment
Hands-On Cues To Improve Quality of Recruitment Patterns
Open and Closed Kinetic Chain with Emphasis on Closed Chain
Trunk Stabilization – Static and During Functional Movement
Balance Activities
12:30   Lunch
1:30   Pool Lab:
Proximal Joint Stabilization and Extremity Strengthening
Functional Skills and Gait Training
3:30   Break
Deep Water Stabilization & Strengthening
Prone with Mask and Snorkel
5:00   Completion

Day 2   (Tuesday)
8:00   Patient Treatment Videos
9:00   Break
9:30   Pool Lab:
Ai Chi for Balance and Stabilization
Halliwick-based Exercise in Sit to Stand to Walk to Sports
12:30   Lunch
1:30   Pool Lab:
Bad Ragaz-based Exercise
Problem Solving Specific Ortho and Neuro Challenges
3:30   Break
Aquatic Manual Therapy Techniques
5:00   Completion