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This course utilizes content from the textbook “Orthopaedic Physical Therapy” Fourth Edition by Robert A. Donatelli, PhD, PT, OCS and William D. Bandy, MS, PT, OCS © 2010, published by Elsevier.
 
Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate
 
This text presents the current state of orthopaedic physical therapy practice as it has been influenced by research, advanced education and specialization; emphasizing treatment of the individual, not just the site of the dysfunction.

Covering all aspects of orthopaedic physically therapy this text discusses the responses of the body tissues and systems to trauma, immobilization, and movement, and builds the foundation for safe and effective treatment.  In addition you will find the relationships and interdependence of anatomy, mechanics and kinesiology thoroughly examined thorough out the text.
 
To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 771 pages has been carefully broken down by chapters into 8 modules.  Each module approved for either 3, 5, 7 or 10 contact hours of post-graduate continuing education (NOTE: board approvals vary state to state, please check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog by returning to our home page and entering both your state and profession).
 
Each module can be purchased individually or combined with one or all of the other modules from this course to create a Course Bundle.  Each course is offered in two easy formats to again meet your professional needs.  You can choose to have immediate access to your course by selecting the online format (PDF download) or a hard copy of the material can be rushed to your home by selecting our mail format. 
 

Module Description

Included in Module 6 Lumbar-Pelvic-Hip Complex                        
Chapter 19:  Evaluation, Diagnosis, and treatment of the Lumbar-Pelvic-Hip Complex
Chapter 20:  Surgical Treatment and Rehabilitation of the Hip Complex
 

Module Goals

Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of the Lumbar, Pelvic and Hip Complex in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.

Professional Learning Objectives

1.    Discuss the different angels in relation to the osteology of the hip.
2.    Identify musculature of the hip, including posterior, medial and anterior musculature.
3.    Demonstrate knowledge in both the ligaments and their restraining function of anatomic motions.
4.    Differentiate between the Iliopsoas, rectus femoris and the sartorius.
5.    Identify the osteology of the pelvis.
6.    Identify meralgia paresthetica, piriformis syndrome, obturator nerve and entrapment.
7.    Define lumbofemoral rhythm
8.    Recognize the causes of sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
9.    Demonstrate knowledge in palpatory diagnosis.
10.  Identify the anterior medial aspect of the inferior slope of the anterior superior iliac spine.
11.  Recognize the special procedures that are recommended to differentiate between hip and lumbar or sacroiliac problems.
12.  Differentiate between in vitro and in vivo studies.
13.  Explain the surgical procedures for the anterior approach, direct lateral or transgluteal approach and the posterior approach.
14.  Demonstrate knowledge in the postoperative exercise prescription.