Bay City, MI

March 9-10, 2019

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait)


Course Description:

This course will teach clinicians to develop interventions based on etiologies to produce successful long term outcomes. Through an organized evaluation procedure, specific data will be used to direct the clinician to potential etiologies. Causes and appropriate intervention strategies are identified in order to utilize a systematic approach to developing an effective treatment plan. This course challenges the clinician to ask the correct questions in order to form a systematic approach to treating the child who "toe walks." As requested by previous participants.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify specific etiologies relevant to pediatric equinus gait.

  • Discuss etiology-specific & age-appropriate assessment & management strategies for this population. 

  • Apply effective examination, evaluation, intervention and treatment strategies to toe walking in the pediatric population. 

  • Design an effective & individualized treatment plan for the pediatric patient.

  • Explain the future consequences of incorrect intervention.


a venue for therapists to discuss any clinical challenges or tips with other colleagues

We have listened to your feedback and have developed a Pediatric Toe Walking Online Series to serve as day 3 of this course. We hope you will take your skills to the next level with this engaging series taught by international expert Liesa Persaud.

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