Decorative picture for Pediatric Gait Analysis Webinar

z 1/23/20 Pediatric Gait Analysis: What Can It Tell Us?

January 23, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm CST

The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on January 23, 2020.

Description:  Pediatric gait analysis (GA) involves four primary pillars: history, physical exam, observational and computerized GA. A secondary pillar is imaging. This webinar focuses on the primary pillars of GA. The significance and information embedded in each will be discussed. The computerized GA instrumentation, the information obtained and how it can be used to quantitatively identify, assess and develop a treatment plan for a gait deviation will be discussed. 

Instructor:  Tasos Karakostas, MPT, PhD, Associate Director, Adjunct Faculty for Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern

Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the “flow” of a GA evaluation
  • Relate each pillar of the GA evaluation towards the understanding of a gait deviation
  • Recognize the different instruments and related data contributing to the identification, quantification, and assessment of a gait deviation using computerized GA
  • Appreciate the role of GA in constructing a treatment plan to address a gait deviation

Continuing Education Credits

Physical Therapy 

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour has approved this course. Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour


Financial: Receives a Salary from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists


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