TES LA Certified TheraTogs Fitter Labs
Please note: Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 1 Lab is a prerequisite for Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 2 Lab.
And to enroll in Lab 2, you must have successfully completed both on-demand courses.
Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 1 Lab // For Physical Therapists and Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Assistants, and Orthotists
Measure thoracic and pelvic alignment and don TheraTogs garments and strapping to optimize sagittal-plane posture and bodyweight loading on the feet.
Upon successful completion of the lab, you'll receive a Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 1 credential within two weeks.
Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 2 Lab // For Physical Therapists and Assistants and Orthotists
Measure hip rotation and femoral torsion, and don TheraTogs garments and strapping to address pelvic retraction; enhance stance-phase stability; and reduce in-toe and out-toe gait due to proximal factors.
Upon successful completion of the lab, you'll receive a Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 2 credential within two weeks.
Please note: Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 1 Lab is a prerequisite for Certified TheraTogs Fitter - 2 Lab. And to enroll in Lab 2, you must have successfully completed both on-demand courses.
→ Clinician Center Account
Personal access to TheraTogs password-protected Clinician Center website, where you can access discount links for online training, how-to videos, technical and research updates, online conversations with Clinical Support and your fellow clinicians… and much more!
→ Learn What You Don’t Know
For instance, the importance of pediatric postural alignment and the developmental causes of common gait issues.
→ Increase Your Confidence
Our hands-on lab certification program gives you a leg up when using and recommending TheraTogs.
→ Improve Your Families’ Compliance
When you're more confident in your use of TheraTogs, it's easier to teach the caretaker and improve the family’s confidence and compliance in using the system.
→ New Client Referral Engine
Caretakers and clinicians often ask the staff at TheraTogs, Inc. to find clinicians who understand and use TheraTogs in their practice. TheraTogs includes a map of Certified TheraTogs Fitters under their Find a Certified TheraTogs Fitter.
→ Earn CEUs for Your License Renewal
All Certified TheraTogs Fitter courses are approved for CEUs for physical therapists and assistants and orthotists. If you are an occupational therapist or an assistant, you can earn CEUs for the CTF - Level 1 Lab, only.
→ Contribute to New Product Development
TheraTogs may call on you to participate in occasional field trials of new TheraTogs designs and materials.
After you enroll in one or both CTF labs, we'll contact you via email about your TheraTogs garment size options. We'll send your selected garment to the lab location for you to use during the lab.
In addition, we'll provide assessment tools for your lab use.
Dr. Deborah Stack, PT, DPT, PCS, — and a Level 2 Certified TheraTogs Fitter — will lead this practice-changing lab over two consecutive days.
Dr. Stack has been a physical therapist in Bucks County for over 20 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College and both her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University.
While a student at Jefferson she was awarded the Faculty Prize in Neurology.
She completed the Advanced Clinical Practice in Pediatric Physical Therapy course through the American Physical Therapy Association and received her Board Certification in Pediatric Physical Therapy in 2008.
Dr. Stack is a member of the APTA, the APTA section on Pediatrics, the APTA section on Private Practice, and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association.
Her areas of special interest include: childhood stroke, brain injury, toe walking retraining, torticollis, identifying community wellness activities for children with disabilities, and working with deaf and hard-of-hearing children.
For Certified TheraTogs Fitter - Level 1 Lab CEU details, follow this link.
For Certified TheraTogs Fitter - Level 2 Lab CEU details, follow this link.
Given its focus on lower extremity issues and applications, the TheraTogs Fitter – 2 Lab is not approved for OT CEUs, but interested OT’s are welcome to attend.