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Vicente Cavalida

PT, C/NDT

Vicente L. Cavalida graduated from Cebu Doctors' College, Cebu City, Philippines with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1987 and earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology in 1983 from the University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines. He received his license to practice in the United States from the University of the State of New York in 1989. Vinnie received his NDT certified in 1997 and has been working in the brain injury program at HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital since 1990. Vinnie is currently serving as the Chairperson of the Brain Injury Program and is also the Co-Chair of the Brain Injury Program of Excellence. He had been a national instructor for HemiMove (Neuro Handling), courses for the HealthSouth Clinical Excellence University since 2002.

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Inhibitory Casting Theory and Decision Making

Presented by Vicente Cavalida, PT, C/NDT and Stacy Williams, OT, C/NDT

Inhibitory Casting Theory and Decision Making

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With the continued demand to manage spasticity to improve functional outcomes/performance and maximize independence, clinicians need up-to-date information on options for spasticity reduction and increasing range of motion. Starting with an overview of casting theory, this course provides clinicians with rationale behind inhibitory casting and evidence supporting its use. Case studies will be presented to provide examples of casting options and rationalization. Instructors will discuss the potential benefits, precautions and contraindications of inhibitory casting as well as materials needed. The course concludes with an in-depth discussion of the general principles of casting. This is the first in a three course series. Be sure to also watch:

Upper Extremity Inhibitory Casting (Fabrication)
Lower Extremity Inhibitory Casting (Fabrication)

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Lower Extremity Inhibitory Casting (Fabrication)

Presented by Vicente Cavalida, PT, C/NDT

Lower Extremity Inhibitory Casting (Fabrication)

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With continued demand to reduce spasticity and increase range of motion in the neurologically impaired patient for improved functional use of the lower extremity, clinicians need up-to-date information on how to effectively implement a casting program. Starting with an overview of general principles of casting, this course educates clinicians on how to fabricate, remove and bivalve a short and long leg cast. This course uses instructional video to demonstrate the casting procedure and concludes with client and caregiver educational material. This is the final course in a three course series. Be sure to also watch:

Inhibitory Casting and Decision Making
Upper Extremity Inhibitory Casting (Fabrication)

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