Locomotor Rehabilitation: A Resource For Your SCI NLCP

Description: “Locomotor Training” is a rehabilitative approach for persons with neurologic dysfunction that has been researched and proposed to affect a patient’s functional abilities by activating the nervous system below the injury, resulting in improved balance, transfers, standing and, recovery of walking. Locomotor Training is based on current knowledge of how the brain and spinal cord control stepping and how the nervous system learns (or relearns) a motor skill.


  1. Discuss benefits of continued exercise following a neurological injury
  2. Identify clients that benefit from Locomotor training
  3. Describe components of the Locomotor training
  4. Describe different technology used in the program

Date: Wednesday May 13th 2020
When: 1:00 PM (EST)

About The Presenter: Elizabeth Watson, PT, DPT, NCS
Elizabeth Watson is the Locomotor Training Clinic Supervisor at the Magee Rehabilitation Center at Jefferson Health system in Philadelphia PA. She is a published author and presenter on the topic of the neurological rehabilitation of the patient with spinal cord injuries.

Presenter: Elizabeth Watson, PT, DPT, NCS

Presentation Date:  May 13th 2020

CEU’s: 1.0