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Even just ONE intervention can make a significant reduction in fall risk.

With 60+ years’ of combined experience, Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, and Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP, will provide a framework to confidently address even the most debilitating balance issues. Discover how you can:

  1. Construct multifaceted evaluation of balance control

  2. Develop specific treatment techniques for the patient with multiple challenges

  3. Design safe living areas that greatly reduce the risk of a fall

  4. Integrate neuroplasticity techniques to increase balance

You’ll get detailed guidance on how you can skillfully work with patients who suffer from various balance disorders and confidently handle the specific issues that arise in rehabilitation. This training will allow you to add a new dimension to your practice as a Neuro-Motor Balance Trained Professional and fill a critical gap in the therapeutic landscape!

Neuro-Motor Balance Trained Professional

Valued at $389.98
Yours today for only $249.99!


Earn up to 10.75 CE Hours
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Arm yourself with the strategies you need to support patients facing balance challenges with tools to improve their well-being, self-esteem, and capacity for managing daily symptoms and challenges. You’ll completely re-envision what is possible with your treatment planning and strategies...

  • Learn step-by-step how to determine specific treatment techniques for the patient with multiple challenges
    • Gait speed
    • Asymmetry
    • Shuffling
    • Rotational challenges
    • Arm swing

  • Review the central nervous system anatomy and physiology as it relates to motor control and balance

  • Uncover exactly how to implement neuroplasticity techniques for improved outcomes

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

Working with Patients with a History of Falls
  • Measurable and objective evaluation tools
  • Injury not reported as a fall
  • Causation factors
  • Medication
  • Vagus nerve
  • Vision changes and the importance of the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
  • Tremors
Proprioception and Maintenance of Balance
  • Gravity – links to vestibular and proprioceptive systems
  • Education of proprioception
  • Medications & Side effects
  • Sleep and CNS processing
  • Fatigue
  • Vision challenges and treatments
    • Central and peripheral
    • Vision exercises and connections for advancing skills
Neuroplasticity techniques for increasing balance
  • Rotational movements and posture importance
  • Tremors and simple treatments
  • The importance of enhancing BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor)
  • “Remapping the brain” and the Sensory Homunculus
  • Power Poses and Posture
Integrating Neuroplasticity for Improved Outcomes
  • Lobes and functions
  • Links to balance and rewiring
  • Cranial nerves
  • Connection to the brain stem and lower brain centers
  • Neuro-motor issues in Parkinson’s Disease
  • Neuro-motor implications in Viral Diseases
Case Study: Neuro-Motor & Multiple Sclerosis with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS
  • How a fall outside of the patient’s home led to multiple deficits requiring rehabilitation
  • Utilize rotational components to enhance balance during gait cycle
  • Simple interventions that activate impaired pathways
  • Strategies to improve proprioception
Case Study: Neuro-Motor & Trendelenburg Gait with Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP
  • Strategies for quickly and effectively analyzing gait during TUG (Timed Up and Go)
  • Develop specific treatment techniques for the individual patient with a Trendelenburg Gait
  • Integrate Neuro-Motor exercises with considerations for proprioception and fatigue
Recorded Q&A Session — Recap of key takeaways from the course
POST-COVID-19 'Long Haulers' Acute and Chronic Effects: Evaluation and Treatment
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, and Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP

Whether you work in a hospital, long-term care, skilled care or home health, this course will provide a pathway toward rehabilitation and recovery. You will learn a proven framework to:

  • Create a multi-system evaluation
  • Reset the autonomic nervous system
  • Successfully treat post-COVID patients
They’ll show you how to immediately apply these strategies in your work. With their tried and true techniques, you will feel confident in your ability to help this growing population recover quickly and resume their normal lifestyle.

Neuro-Motor Balance Trained Professional

Valued at $389.98
Yours today for only $249.99!


Don’t wait! Sign up today to join Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, and Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP they guide you through the missing links you need to achieve better patient outcomes with targeted neuroplasticity techniques.
Meet Your Course Experts:
Karen Pryor

Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, has practiced for 40 years in the field. Dr. Pryor is an international speaker and owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center, an integrative therapy clinic in Jasper, Tennessee. Involved with orthopedic, chronic pain patients, she developed neuroplasticity techniques that are used in a wide variety of settings including orthopedic hospitals, out-patients clinic, home health, assisted living centers and nursing homes, to advance neurological-orthopedic programs. She is an author of a book teaching Neuroplasticity techniques. Dr. Pryor serves on several boards, including the Tennessee State University Physical Therapy School and Nashville State Community College. In 2010, she received the President's Volunteer Service Award for her contributions to advanced treatment by President Barack Obama. In addition to her pioneering neuroplasticity work, Dr. Pryor has served as an adjunct professor at Tennessee State University Occupational Therapy School, and Volunteer State Community College Physical Therapy Assistant program. She is a clinical instructor for several universities and colleges. With her years of experience and passion for complete wellness, Dr. Pryor advances a more expansive view of how to integrate therapy throughout the lifespan by using neuroplasticity techniques.

Click here for information about Karen Pryor

Shelly Denes

Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP, is an expert in fall prevention and neuro-rehab with more than 25 years of experience treating patients with hemiplegia, neuromuscular disorders, TBI, and SCI. She has a special interest in COVID-19 'Long Haulers' and advanced technology as she has been involved extensively with neuroprosthetic devices, lower extremity orthotics, and exoskeleton robotics. Shelly travels nationally to present dynamic, hands-on professional training seminars and shares her expertise through expert witness work. Shelly earned her certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment for Adult hemiplegia (NDT) at the Rehab Institute of Chicago and earned certification as a Fall Prevention Specialist with Evergreen Certifications and sits on their advisory board.

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The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
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Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 10.75 CE hours! Click here for Credit details and credit details specific to your profession.

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Neuro-Motor Balance Trained Professional

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Earn up to 10.75 CE Hours
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