Oswestry Gait Course

This annual specialist 3-day course from the Orthotic Research and Locomotor Assessment Unit (ORLAU) is designed for a wide range of clinicians including Orthopaedic Consultants and Senior Trainees, Rehabilitation Doctors, Physiotherapists, Orthotists, Clinical Scientists and other Allied Healthcare Professionals with an interest in gait. It provides a unique insight into why we walk the way we do. Delegates Learn about normal gait and how impairments can impact on this pattern of movement. It provides a mixture of lectures, practical workshops and patient case studies in small groups to help delegates understand and interpret video, 2-D video vector and 3-D gait analysis. A multi-disciplinary approach gives participants an awareness of how gait analysis can guide our management of mobility problems to improve patient outcomes. Faculty comprises Staff from ORLAU, Keele and Salford Universities who have significant experience in teaching gait both nationally and internationally.

Delegate feedback:
“Really great course. Wish I had done this at the start of my fellowship rather than towards the end. More orthopaedic surgeons should come”
“Excellent course. You’ve built up the complexity in such a way that everything finally makes sense!”
“Very well organised. Informative and enjoyable. Venue/facilities were very good with expert faculty. Good multi-professional mix of candidates”
“Excellent course, thank you. Challenging and difficult so much to learn but done in a systematic and thoughtful way. I achieved from the course the knowledge I was hoping to acquire”
“I really cannot think how it could have been organised or delivered in a better way”

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