This video-based module demonstrates specific, evidence-based interventions to increase gait speed in older adults.
Section 1: Gait Speed in Older Adults
Lower Extremity Strength Training
Expert Reviewer: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT
Camille Hill received both her undergraduate degree and Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Camille has over 17 years of experience ranging from outpatient orthopedics to geriatric care. She started her career at the Wake Forest University Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center, then spent several years in an out-patient orthopedics private practice setting, and most recently has run programs at Duke University Medical Center for arthritis, osteoporosis, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation. She also oversees patient education classes and lectures to DPT students at Duke University. Although, her most recent work has focused on the geriatric patient population, she maintains a strong interest in high level sports rehabilitation due to her past experience as a collegiate tennis player.Disclosure: Camille Hill, MS, PT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience treating patients with cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, and neurological impairments in the inpatient setting. She also has experience in outpatient orthopedics with additional training in medical screening and lumbopelvic examination and treatment. Nicole enjoys using her clinical experience and interest in current rehabilitation research as a Physical Therapy writer for Relias. Disclosure: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
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