presented by Andrea E. Ecsedy PT
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Andrea E. Ecsedy PT, DPT, NCS
Andrea Ecsedy, PT, DPT, NCS currently works SavaSeniorCare Consulting, LLC as the National Director of Evidence-based Practice. Dr. Ecsedy has 33 years of clinical experience and has been a Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist for 25 years. Her clinical focus has been in the areas of balance and vestibular dysfunction, stroke and Parkinson’s disease and…Read full bio
1. Clinical Test for Sensory Integration and Balance
This chapter will discuss mCTSIB and its clinical application in everyday practice. Different sensory weighting strategies reviewed in detail with specific patient examples. Also included is a discussion of how this will effect treatment planning based on findings.
2. Sensory Organization
This chapter will discuss the differences between preference versus processing deficits, and how to assess different sensory systems to ensure patient clinical picture is complete. Also include are which sensory systems are frequently ignored or overlooked in evaluations, plus a brief discussion of BPPV (prevalence) and vestibular dysfunction and how this is a major component of falls in elderly.
3. Sensory Reweighting and Dual Task Cost
This chapter will discuss assessment of attention allocation deficits using standardized measures. Also discussed is treatment planning around evaluation findings with dual task paradigms and sensory re-weighting integrated into the complete patient picture. Examples of specific documentation will also be presented.