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Hip-Knee-Foot Pathology - PT-05 - Detailed Course Description

Hip-Knee-Foot Pathology - PT-05

Comprehensive Manual Therapy Approach forHip, Knee, FootPathology

This 2-day advanced training is designed to have immediate clinical applications, and is dedicated to those health care professionals who want to learn a comprehensive Manual Therapy approach to Hip - Knee & Foot pathology.

Instead of prescribing to a single, isolated manual therapy school of thought, Hands-On Seminars teaches a Comprehensive Integrative Manual Therapy approach to Hip - Knee & Foot Pathology. This evidence-based program integrates the 47 years of clinical experience of Hands-On Seminars founders Dimitrios Kostopoulos, PT, PhD, DSc, MCMT and Konstantine Rizopoulos, PT, FABS, MCMT with some of the teachings of leading manual therapy experts such as:

  • Janet Travell, MD
  • David Simons, MD
  • Geoffrey Maitland, PT
  • David Butler, PT
  • Leon Chaitow, DO
  • Dr. Lawrence Jones
  • Freddy Kaltenborn, PT
  • Stanley V. Paris Ph.D., P.T.
  • Robin McKenzie, PT
  • Vladimir Janda, MD
  • Karel Lewit, MD, & others.

This eclectic approach results in selecting the most effective, efficient, evidence-based Manual Therapy techniques for the specific pathology.

Details:

Participants will be taught integrated, comprehensive techniques from the following approaches:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  • Strain & Counter Strain (SCS)
  • Hip - Knee & Foot Mobilization - Manipulation
  • Neurofascial Mobilization
  • Hip - Knee & Foot Stabilization
  • Proprioceptive Training

Differential diagnosis, evaluation and treatment methods will be taught in extensive lab sessions.

Comprehensive Manual Therapy Approach for Hip - Knee & Foot Pathology.

The Ultimate Workshop in Advanced Manual Therapy. Experience a high tech multimedia presentation!

Overview

This is an intensive 2-day training seminar/workshop in Manual Therapy for Hip - Knee & Foot Pathology.

This advanced training is designed to have immediate clinical applications, and is dedicated to those health care professionals who want to learn a total Manual Therapy approach to Hip - Knee & Foot Pathology.

Participants will be taught integrated, comprehensive techniques from the following approaches:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  • Strain & Counter Strain (SCS)
  • Hip - Knee & Foot Mobilization - Manipulation
  • Neurofascial Mobilization
  • Hip - Knee & Foot Stabilization
  • Proprioceptive Training

Participants will further enhance their skills in differential diagnosis, and evaluation and treatment methods of Hip - Knee & Foot pathology.

Participants will learn advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques along with extensive lab sessions. The instructors use very effective didactic approaches, utilizing advanced multimedia methods.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Know appropriate methods of diagnosis for Hip - Knee & Foot pathology.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding and appropriate handling of all Manual Therapy approaches discussed.
  • Create appropriate Manual Therapy Treatment Protocols that may include: Trigger Point Therapy, Deep and Superficial MyoFascial Therapy, Muscle Energy Technique, Strain - Counter Strain, NeuroFascial Mobilization, Lumbar Mobilization-Manipulation, Lumbar Stabilization, Muscle Strengthening Systems, and Proprioceptive Training.
  • Demonstrate how to effectively treat acute and chronic Hip - Knee & Foot pathology.
  • Perform Advanced Treatment techniques for unresolved Hip - Knee & Foot pathology.
  • Demonstrate the techniques immediately after the workshop. This is a promise!

Course Outline

Daily Timeline
Day 1
08:30 - 10:00 An Introduction to Hip - Knee & Foot Pathology. Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
10:00 - 11:15 Evidence Based Theoretical Rationale of Manual Therapy. Muscle Imbalance Syndromes Assessment 10 step Protocol
11:15 - 12:00 Evidence and Theory of MyoFascial Trigger Point Therapy
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 MyoFascial Trigger Point Therapy for Hip - Knee & Foot Pathology (Theory Demonstration Lab)
14:00 - 14:45 Evidence and Theory of Muscle Energy Technique Drs. Lewit & Janda Concepts
14:45 - 15:45 Muscle Energy Technique for the Hip - Knee & Foot (Demonstration & Lab)
15:45 - 16:30 Evidence and Theory of Strain Counter Strain Dr Jones Concepts
16:30 17:30 Strain Counter Strain for the Hip - Knee & Foot (Demonstration & Lab)
Day 2
08:30 - 10:00 Evidence and Theory of Mobilization & Manipulation Assessment Methods
10:00 - 11:00 Mobilization & Manipulation Assessment Techniques for the Hip - Knee & Foot (Demonstration & Lab)
11:30 - 12:00 Mobilization & Manipulation Treatment Techniques for the Hip - Knee & Foot (Demonstration & Lab)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Evidence and Theory of Neurofascial Mobilization
14:00 - 15:00 Neurofascial Mobilization Techniques for the Lower Limb (Demonstration & Lab)
15:00 16:00 Stabilization for the Hip - Knee & Foot
16:00 17:00 Proprioceptive Training for the Hip - Knee & Foot
17:00 - 17:30 Questions Answers Clinical Discussion

In each of our courses we like to create a relaxing, pleasant environment and an environment that motivates and encourages learning and participation. Aside from the overall upbeat spirit of our seminars we also use music, especially during our lab sessions. Here is the music list for PT-5.

  1. This Is Your Night - Amber
  2. Anseio (Fuga Apressada) - Anseio 2 - Craig Armstrong
  3. Sahib Balkan - Buscemi
  4. Under the Milky Way - The Church
  5. To Ulrike M. - Doris Day
  6. Blue - Eiffel 65
  7. A Little Respect - Erasure
  8. Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
  9. Blood of the Earth - Friends of Dean Martinez
  10. Start Wearing Purple [Explicit] - Gogol Bordello
  11. El Capitalismo Foraneo - Gotan Project
  12. Santa María (del Buen Ayre) - Gotan Project
  13. Everybody Knows (Live) - Leonard Cohen
  14. Loraine - Linton Kwesi Johnson
  15. Girl I Love You - Massive Attack
  16. Henry Lee - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds feat. PJ Harvey
  17. A Kind Of Magic - Queen
  18. Transmission Central - Rockers Hi-Fi
  19. Give A Little Bit - Supertramp
  20. The Kiss - Trevor Jones Last of the Mohicans
  21. Real Love (feat. Natasja Saad) - Van Daler & Low Pressure
  22. Billie Jean - The Patriotic Sunday - Various Pain Perdu
  23. Get Up... Carmen - Waldeck
  24. We Were There - Woolfy vs Projections
  25. Imagination - Yanni

Lab Attire:

Appropriate Lab Attire To Expose The Trunk, Upper & Lower Extremities is Required. Bring a pillow and an exercise mat if you like.


Dates & Locations

November 2-3, 2013 - Houston, TX (Katy)
June 21-22, 2014 - Astoria, NY
August 23-24, 2014 - Atlanta, GA
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October 18-19, 2014 - Seattle, WA
November 1-2, 2014 - Houston, TX (Beaumont)
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