ALPHA Education Series: Lower Extremity Bracing – Implications on Patient Function and Recovery

Event Date:

29 June 2022

Event Time:

3:00 pm

Event Location:

Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital

WHAT TO EXPECT

Andrew Lok, Certified Orthotist at Back2Feet, will be presenting various lower extremity bracing options for the neurological and orthopedic population to improve stability and promote mobility for common impairments seen in the acute care and community population. The group will be encouraged to explore both the advantages and drawbacks of each bracing option, and how certain bracing features can help support the patient towards their rehab goals.

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Mr. Andrew Lok, Certified Orthotist

Andrew Lok graduated from George Brown College with a Diploma in Clinical Methods in Orthotics and Prosthetics. He specializes in bracing for neurological conditions that result in gait abnormalities (i.e. drop foot), spinal fractures for trauma patients, and advanced technology (i.e. Bioness and Stance Control KAFOs).

He is a member of Orthotics Prosthetics Canada, also the International Society for Prosthetic and Orthotics, and past President on the Board of the Ontario Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists.

*Please note, this is an in-person event and will be capped at 20 attendees. Please register promptly to ensure a spot! To accommodate those who are unable to attend in-person, please tune in online via Zoom.  The link will be posted on this page closer to the date of the event.

Event Timelines

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Start at 3pm
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Ends 4pm

The event wraps up at 4pm.

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Event Location:

Total Seats: 20 (3 Left:)
  • Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital
  • 14 St Matthews Rd, Unit G008
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • Canada

Event Schedule Details

  • 29 June 2022 3:00 pm   -   4:00 pm
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