This lecture will provide an overview of the clinical phenomenon of contraversive pushing. It will cover the pathophysiology, current evidence base, assessment tools and approaches, and treatment considerations.
Prue Morgan is an experienced clinician, researcher and academic. She is a Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2008) and is Head of Physiotherapy at Monash University, leading the neurological physiotherapy subjects.Prue conducts research into neurological dysfunction and ageing with developmental disability. She holds a PhD (thesis titled 'Falls and balance dysfunction in adults with cerebral palsy'), a Masters of Applied Science in Research and a Graduate Diploma in Neuroscience. She is currently a consultant for World Confederation of Physical Therapy aiming to drive better outcomes for those with neurological disability, and is Chair Elect of the Lifespan Care Committee for the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.
Neurology National Group
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