District 4 - Virtual Meeting - Aquatic Therapy: Who will benefit the most?


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May 20 - 6:30-7:30 PM

Title: Aquatic Therapy: Who will benefit the most?

Presenter: Samantha Neidig, PT, DPT

Lecture Topic: In this lecture, we will talk about contraindications and precautions against aquatic therapy, selecting the appropriate patients for aquatic therapy, specific patient populations that benefit from aquatic therapy and what benefits they see per recent systematic reviews, and leave plenty of time for discussion at the end.

Bio: Sam received her undergraduate degree of the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN, and then continued her education there to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She worked with aquatic therapy during all of her years as a PT with the majority of the time focused on neurological issues.  She loves to use aquatic therapy in the treatment of chronic pain, balance issues, neurological diseases/injuries, and other issues in a gravity-reduced environment.  She is also a certified yoga instructor and incorporates yoga into practice when able.  During her free time, Sam enjoys reading, yoga, hiking, climbing, and spending time with her 2 dogs.

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