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TheraTogs Systems: Foundations in Science - CPA Pediatric Division

TheraTogs Systems: Foundations in Science - CPA Pediatric Division

TheraTogs Systems: Foundations in Science - CPA Pediatric Division

$25.00
Feb 24, 2021 - 12:00 (EST)
60 minutes

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Webinar Description: Attendees will develop an understanding of how and why the TheraTogs Posture & Torso Alignment system is used. A basic understanding of the biomechanical principles and management techniques of this therapeutic intervention will be discussed. Beverly Cusick will answer questions on this topic.

Date : Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Time : 12pm EST

Price : $20 for CPA Members & $25 for non-CPA Members 

Speaker: Beverly Cusick

Speaker Bio: Beverly (Billi) Cusick PT, NDT, MS, COF is an internationally-known pediatric physical therapist whose specialty is the management of lower extremity deformity, particularly in children with cerebral palsy, hypotonia, orthopedic malalignments, and other CNS deficits. She is known particularly for her passion, her diligence in bringing current developments in the rehabilitation sciences, her methods for obtaining and using  precise and relevant patient observations, and for sharing informed and effective management strategies.

After five-years of R&D, her company, Progressive GaitWays, launched her invention, TheraTogs, in 2002. She and her spouse, Lee Taylor, co-founded TheraTogs, Inc. in 2006.

Ms. Cusick received her BS in PT from Bouve College at Northeastern University (Boston) and her MS in Clinical and College Teaching for Allied Health Professionals from the University of Kentucky in Lexington. She remains on call as an Associate Professor for the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions – Pediatrics Program – Provo, Utah, and is NDT basic- and baby-trained.

Ms. Cusick worked for 9 years on staff at Children’s Rehabilitation Center (now the Kluge Center) in Charlottesville, VA. She then taught pediatrics-related courses for 3 years as a member of the PT Education faculty of the College of Health Related Professions at MUSC in Charleston, SC. In Charleston, she also initiated and directed PT services for the Division of Developmental Disabilities at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Since 1977 she has written or co-authored numerous publications- texts, journal articles, and chapters, and has conducted more than 400 courses, keynotes lectures, and guest presentations all over the world.

Since 1993, Billi has been consulting and practicing privately in Telluride, Colorado, where she devotes most of her professional effort to generating literature and educational materials, to teaching, and to developing therapeutic products, including new TheraTogs systems.

This webinar will be recorded and made available in due time after the live webinar has ended

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