Beverly Cusick, better known as Billi, is the inventor of TheraTogs and a leader in the management of equinis deformities in children with cerebral palsy.
Stick some headphones on and enjoy listening and learning from this straight talking, no fluff thought leader in our field. Find out what she has to say about Bobath and NDT and what you need to do to improve your problem solving skills.
Resources mentioned in the podcast are all listed below, as well as some handy time markers so you can jump straight to a topic of interest if you're short on time.
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1. Becoming a Physical Therapist & Early Training and Influences (01:08)
2. TheraTogs is Born (07:00)
3. Getting the Best out of TheraTogs (19:00)
4. TheraTogs & Research (23:00)
5. Lessons Learned in Business (31:38)
6. Therapy and Teaching (32:30)
7. Where to Start to Be an Effective Therapist(40:35)
8. Books to Have in Your Back Pocket (43:10)
clickable links to take you right to the information you're looking for
How to improve walking, balance and social participation following stroke: a comparison of the long term effects of two walking aids--canes and an orthosis TheraTogs--on the recovery of gait following acute stroke. A study protocol for a multi-centre, single blind, randomised control trial
Lois Bly Components of Typical and Atypical Motor Development (Recommended by Billi as the book mentioned in the podcast may be out of print: Lois Bly Motor Skills Acquisition in the first year: An illustrated guide to normal development)
Thomas Michaud Foot orthoses and other forms of conservative foot management
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