Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

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

Chris Robinson, CPO, MBA, MS, opens the 4-day course for physicians and therapists

This 4-day, in depth course, Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists (2019), 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: $900.00

Dates: TBD

Class Times: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Location: TBD

Register: Application Form 2020 (TBD)  

Physicians and Therapists Develop New Knowledge

In 2018, the Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists was fully subscribed. The course attracted 52 physicians and therapists from across the USA, Canada, Australia and Ecuador.

Christian Ertl, MD, presented Principles of Amputation Surgery. 
Christian Ertl, MD, presented Principles of Amputation Surgery.

Mr. Robinson and Dr. Wu present Transfemoral Case. 
Chris Robinson, CPO, MBA, MS, ATC, FAAOP(D), and Yeongchi Wu, MD, presented a Transfemoral Case.

Mr. Lipschutz presented Human Biomechanics and Gait. 
Robert Lipschutz, CP, presented Normal Human Locomotion.

Mr. Malas presented Lower Limb Orthoses. 
Bryan Malas, CO, presented Lower Limb Orthotics Systems, Biomechanics and Recommendations: AFO.