Western District’s Annual Spring Half Day Course
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3/10/2018
When: Saturday, March 10, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Daemen College, Schenk Hall Room 107
Amherst
United States
Contact: Julie Wolfley


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Important notice! This Western District Course has been rescheduled for April 14th. Contact jwolfley@sptny.com with any questions. 


Pediatric Yoga & Reverse Psychology: Management of Glenohumeral Arthritis & Rotator Cuff Tears

Presented by: Sarah Gigante PT, DPT, RYT-200 & Dr. Kory Reed, MD

 

Course Description and Timeline:

8:30-10 Dr. Kory Reed, MD

Dr. Kory Reed, MD will be presenting on “Reverse Psychology! Management of Glenohumeral Arthritis & Rotator Cuff Tears”. This course will focus on understanding operative and non-operative treatment strategies for glenohumeral arthritis and rotator cuff tears, as well as, discussion on the post-operative course and long term expectations for total shoulder replacements.


10:30-12 Sarah Gigante, PT, DPT, RYT-200

Sarah Gigante will be presenting on Pediatric Yoga. Participants will learn how to integrate yoga into their therapeutic practice working with children of all ages, particularly those with developmental delays.  Participants will be able to format a therapeutic yoga session that includes all of the elements necessary for optimal effectiveness and will learn stress reduction techniques for themselves and their clients.

 

Credit Hours: 
.3 CEUs

 

Costs:

*PT/PTA Member

50 dollars

*PT/PTA Non-Member

100 dollars

Student Member

20 dollars

Student Non-Member

20 dollars

 

Parking: 
Available in the college lots. 

 

Presenter Biographies:


Sarah Gigante, PT, DPT, RYT-200 a practicing physical therapist since 2006, has worked with children and their families in the hospital setting, at home and in schools.  She has been using yoga one on one and in group settings with the children she treats and has seen wonderful progress with their motor control, self-calming and self-confidence.  Sarah has provided physical therapy and yoga for hundreds of children over the course of her career.  She also teaches continuing education workshops for therapists and special education teachers on pediatric yoga, mindfulness in the classroom for general education and special education teachers and self-care for caregivers for family members of those living with mental illness.  She is the mother of two wonderful girls.  Sarah, along with her husband Vito, are co-founders of Flowering Light Yoga, LLC, a Buffalo, NY based company that uses yoga as a therapeutic tool both in individual and group sessions.  They hope to make therapeutic yoga a mandated service on children’s individual education plans (IEPs) to improve access to this wonderful Dr. Reed holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University College of Engineering and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.   He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency training at the University at Buffalo.  Dr. Reed went on to complete his fellowship training in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery from the University at Buffalo.
 
Dr. Kory Reed, MD has expertise treating general orthopedic needs with specialty focus on total upper extremity care.  His practice includes arthroscopic treatment and joint replacement/reconstruction of the shoulder as well as all aspects of hand. He is an active contributor to research, innovation, and education concerning total shoulder replacement and orthopedic biomechanics therapy. 
Dr. Reed holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University College of Engineering and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.   He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency training at the University at Buffalo.  Dr. Reed went on to complete his fellowship training in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery from the University at Buffalo. He has been with Excelsior Orthopaedics since 2014. 


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