Mastering Movement Disorders Applications in a Fitness & Rehab Setting Movement is life. But what happens when you are presented with a client or patient that has trouble with movement. From neurological to orthopedic, there are various causes for pathological gait and it's important for you to understand the most common movement disorders encountered.
Join Functional Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist Dr Emily Splichal as she explores the most common movement disorders including motor neuropathy (Charcot Marie Tooth & foot drop), sensory neuropathy (diabetic and chemo neuropathy), dystonia, hypertonia, Ehler's Danlos + much much more!
What's Included in the Mastering Movement Disorders Course?
Part 1 - Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
Charcot Marie Tooth, Peripheral Neuropathy (Diabetic, Chemo), CRPS / RSD
Part 2 - Central Nervous System Disorders
Parkinson's, Dystonia, Hypertonia, Spasms (CP), Idiopathic Toe Walking
Part 3 - Connective Tissue Disorders
Ehler's Danlos, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Ligament Laxity
Part 4 - Psychogenic Movement Disorders
Idiopathic Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, Inflammatory Disease
Dr. Emily Splichal
Dr. Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, is the Founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy, Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist®, BarefootRx® and BARE® Workout Certifications and Inventor of Naboso Barefoot Technology. With over 16 years in the fitness industry, Dr. Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to barefoot science, foot to core integration and from the ground up training.
Dr. Splichal actively sees patients out of her office in Manhattan, NY with a specialty in sports medicine, functional medicine and regenerative medicine (www.dremilysplichal.com). Dr. Splichal takes great pride in approaching all patients through a functional approach with the integration of systemic function, diet, vitamin supplementation and corrective exercise.
Dr. Splichal is actively involved in barefoot training research and barefoot education as it relates to athletic performance, injury prevention and movement longevity. Dr. Splichal has presented her research and barefoot education both nationally and internationally, with her Barefoot Training Specialist® Program in over 35 countries worldwide and translated into 12 languages.
Due to her unique background Dr. Splichal is able to serve as a consultant and expert for some of the top fitness, footwear and orthotic companies including Aetrex Worldwide, Bunion Bootie, Crunch Fitness, Lissom Footwear, NIKE Innovations, PowerPlate USA, RAD Roller and Trigger Point Performance Therapy.
Degrees/Certifications: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Master's Human Movement (MS), NASM-CES, NASM-PES, NSCA-CPT
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