Pediatric Therapy Partners Physical and Occupational Therapists Attend Conference on Brain Development

March 29, 2018

Physical Therapists Jodi Hendrickson, Madelynne Sager, and Kiley Dosland along with Occupational Therapists Darla Jesser and Brianna Jastram received certification in " Neuroplasticity and the Developing Brain: New Treatment Strategies" in Bismarck, ND. This course was meant to provide a more in depth look into neuroplasticity and the brain as well as treatment ideas for children with Cerebral Palsy. They also learned the critical elements that support brain plasticity: specific motor skills, aerobic activity, active movement in all positions, use attention, trial and error with implicit learning, and lifelong fitness can all help.