A Patient-Centered Approach to the Management of Spasticity

  Date: May 8, 2018
  Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  Fees: FREE

Description

Spasticity is a common disorder among a significant proportion of patients with neurological conditions such as stroke, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis.   Spasticity may impact patients in many ways, including healthcare costs, and rates of disability.

To register, contact Mike Feinberg:

Phone: 515-344-7191
Email: Mike.feinberg@piramal.com

Objectives

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Epidemiology and pathophysiology of spasticity.

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Clinical presentation and evaluation of patients with spasticity Impacts of spasticity on the patient.

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Goals of spasticity management.

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Synergistic approach to the management of spasticity.

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Concomitant treatment options and timing of treatment intervention.

Course Presenter: Reza S. Farid, MD

Reza S. Farid, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Missouri in Columbia, where he also serves as Director of Medical Student Education and as Associate Professor of Child Health in the Department of Child Health. He is Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services at University of Missouri Health Care. Dr. Farid completed his undergraduate work at Northwestern University and earned his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency at the University of Missouri. Dr. Farid has been board-certified in Pediatric PM&R since 2006. He has been an oral board examiner for PM&R and has volunteered for the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through service on Academy committees.

Dr. Farid is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. He has been an invited speaker for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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