Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists (4-day course)

This 4-day, in depth course, Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists (2018), covers the basic skills and knowledge required to manage spinal, upper limb and lower limb disabilities of adults and juveniles who require P&O care during stages of their recovery. Taught by surgeons, physicians, prosthetists, orthotists, and therapists, instructional content includes multi-media presentations, case studies, and demonstrations of P&O devices with live, on-site models. Interactive discussions of P&O knowledge augment understanding and application of the principles of P&O management for spinal, upper limb and lower limb conditions. The course includes an extensive manual.

Lectures, demonstrations, and live case discussions emphasize:

Tuition: TBA

Dates: March 27th - 30th, 2018

Class Times: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Register: Application Form 2018

Physicians and Therapists Develop New Knowledge

In 2016, Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists (formerly, Orthotics-Prosthetics 725) was fully subscribed. The course attracted physicians and therapists from across the USA and Canada.

Dr. Fatone presented the biomechanics of normal human gait.
Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons), presented Normal Human Locomotion.

Chris Robinson, CPO, MS, MBA, ATC, FAAOP(D), presented Principles of the Partial Foot and Symes Prostheses.
Chris Robinson, CPO, MBA, MS, ATC, FAAOP(D), presented Principles of the Partial Foot and Symes Prostheses.

Mr. Brinkmann, MA, CPO, FAAOP(D), conducted a transtibial case presentation.
John Brinkmann, MA, CPO, FAAOP(D), conducted a transtibial case presentation. 

David Speers, CPO, presented
David Speers, CPO, presented Orthotics Management of Spine Deformity.