Hip & Knee Masterclass
Hip (Level 2) Masterclass
This one day workshop is designed for all therapists who work with physically active patients with anterior hip and groin pain. The aim of the course is to provide a clear, honest and evidence-based look, combined with more than 25 years of joint clinical experience at what does and does not work in the assessment and management of the active hip patient. A key goal would be for you to leave with things that both simplify the hip for you and help differential diagnoses what is going on, both articular and extra-articular pathologies of the hip.
- What could be the reasons for the recent increase in hip complaints in the adult population?
- What are the common hip conditions which you encounter in your clinical practice?
- Is OA common in the population group, below the age of 50? What could be the causes of early OA in this group?
- Why is the examination of hip and groin considered, clinically challenging?
- What are the red flags associated with the hip and groin region & how do you identify them?
- What are the key subjective questions, relevant for the hip examination?
- How do you approach the objective examination of the adult hip?
- What are the different types of hip impingement syndromes?
- How common is FAI in the general population? Is it a pathological finding or an anatomical variance?
- What is the typical clinical presentation of a FAI?
- What is the common functional impairments observed in FAI on physical examination?
- What are common causes of Labral tears?
- How is the presentation of Labral tears, different from FAI?
- What are the objective tests which you use to identify Labral tears?
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This one- day course aims to directly impact on the clinician's ability to assess and treat patients with sporting knee pathologies including ACL injury and Rehab, meniscal pathologies and high- end rehab and return to performance in the active population. The course will explore the challenges relating to the rehabilitation of athletes, following ACL reconstruction. ACL-R is a complex area with a client base ranging from a Sunday league footballer to elite athletes. Knowing when surgery is indicated and having a good patient specific approach to prehab, conservative management and post-operative rehab is essential to best improve chances of optimal outcomes.
The course is a mixture of theory, demonstrations and practical sessions, totally underpinned by evidence. There is a strong emphasis on clinical reasoning throughout and practical application in clinical settings.
This course is applicable for Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Chiropractors, Sport Therapists and other health care professionals involved in the management of sporting knee injuries.
- Aware and able to implement all the key components, necessary for successful return to sports following ACL reconstruction
- Identify and correct deficits in sprinting performance, landing mechanics and deceleration.
- Learn coaching drills to correct these deficits
- Explore a criteria-based progression criterion, following ACL-R and Improve confidence in returning players to their sport
- Understand the current evidence regarding conservative management of meniscal injuries (both traumatic and degenerative)
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