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Post-Concussion Syndrome is the Focus of the 2018 Leahy Lecture

Published on August 16, 2018

Rob LandelRob Landel, PT, DPT, FAPTA, professor of clinical physical therapy at University of Southern California will lead a discussion about post-concussion syndrome (PCS) at the 18th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture on September 27, 2018.

Dr. Landel is director of the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and director of clinical residency programs.  He established the faculty practice of the division, USC Physical Therapy Associates, was its first director, and continues to treat patients there, primarily those with orthopedic, balance and vestibular dysfunctions.

With nearly 35 years of experience treating orthopedic, neurologic and vestibular patients, Dr. Landel has lectured and trained therapists and physicians in the U.S., Asia, Europe, Australia and most recently Africa. Dr. Landel has published on a variety of topics in orthopedics and in vestibular rehabilitation and has received national awards in teaching and research. His current clinical interest is the diagnostic dilemma and management challenge posed by patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms.

Dr. Landel will speak about how to identify the signs and symptoms of PCS, how to determine which symptoms can be attributed to brain injury, vestibular injury, or neck injury, and how to design an effective plan of care. The session will highlight the current evidence and outline diagnostic and management strategies for PCS.

Those attending the program will be offered 2.5 Continuing Education Units in DE, NJ, and PA.

More information and registration here.

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