The Hip – Anatomy, Examination and Treatment
Do you sigh long and loud when you get yet another vague
script that just reads..."Hip Pain"??
The hip is indeed complex, and navigating through what we know in order to differentiate diagnoses can be difficult. How about a concise and thorough approach to get your answers faster and help get your patient on the road to a pain-free hip? This course was designed to help you do just that!
This course will help you:
-Understand the anatomy and musculature of the hip
-Identify the evolving symptoms
-Perform special tests in all planes
-Differentiate between common hip diagnoses
-Utilize open chain, closed chain and trunk activation hip strategy exercises
Methods of Instruction:
Online video course
Mark Flinders, PT, ATC, SCS
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 the anatomy and function of hip structures
- Recognize the functional roles of the hip ligaments
- Differentiate between hip ligaments
- Identify vascularization and innervation of the hip
- Identify the components of a thorough hip evaluation - standing/seated/supine/lateral and prone
- Differentiate between common hip disorders
- Differentiate between Femoroacetabular Impingement Lesions
- Identify hip special tests and how to perform
- Recognize the differences in hip strategy vs knee strategy
- Identify hip strategy exercises - open chain/closed chain/trunk activation
Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:
A score of 70% or greater on the post-test
AdvantageCEUs.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID # 7332. This distance learning-independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery/Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by the AOTA.