Management of Uncommon Knee Injuries/Patellofemoral Assessment- Course 4
In Courses 1, 2 and 3 the Shelbourne Knee Center has covered The Knee Exam, The ACL and the Arthritic Knee… now what about the slightly less common knee injuries?? What does a thorough exam for these diagnoses look like? William Claussen, PT – The Shelbourne Knee Center, will increase your confidence and help you obtain a thorough understanding of the following injuries.
-Tibial Spine Avulsion
-Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
-Mucoid Degeneration of the ACL
-Lateral Side Knee Dislocation
-Patellar Tendon Rupture
-Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
Then Darla Baker, PT, DPT, ATC/L – the Shelbourne Knee Center, will walk you through a thorough Patellofemoral Assessment including MOI, physical exam, imaging, nonoperative/operative treatment, rehab and return to sport.
This course is everything you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask, about these uncommon knee injuries!
The Shelbourne Knee Center continues this series with three other audio/video courses:
The Art of the Knee Exam – Course 1
ACL Treatment & Rehab and Non-Opioid Pain Control for Knee Surgery – Course 2
Treatment of the Arthritic Knee: First Office Visit to Last Post Op Visit – Course 3
Methods of Instruction:
Online audio/video course
William Claussen, PT – Shelbourne Knee Center
Darla Baker, PT, DPT, ATC/L – Shelbourne Knee Center
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.
Course Goals and Objectives:
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify and review less common knee injuries/diagnoses
- Differentiate between histories/mechanisms of injury/symptoms and imaging
- Identify surgical options for treatment
- Recognize non-operative vs operative treatment considerations
- Recognize the MOI of Arthrofibrosis and differentiate between patellar tendinitis/tendinosis
- Identify the components of a physical examination for Tibial Spine Avulsion
- Recognize the proposed etiologies for Osteochondritis Dissecans
- Identify the symptoms of a patient with Mucoid Degeneration of the ACL and recognize the important differentiate diagnoses
- Identify the important components of the physical examination for a Patella Dislocation
- Recognize the history/MOI of Lateral Side Knee Dislocation
Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:
A score of 70% or greater on the post-test