New Advances In Hip Rehabilitation

August 28-29, 2010:  New Advances in Hip Rehabilitation: Developed by David Lindsay at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre.

Hip pain is a common complaint and its causes are numerous. The importance of early detection in cases of hip pain varies with the nature of the consequences of the disease state causing the pain. Early and accurate physical diagnosis through enhanced clinical reasoning and assessment skills along with appropriate evidence-based conservative management programs is essential for enhancing rehabilitation outcomes which may in turn decrease the need for more invasive interventions.

This 2 day course is divided into Part 1:The scientific approach to hip pain and exercise prescription and Part 2: The comprehensive soft tissue management of hip pain. Objectives include developing a clinical reasoning process along with enhanced assessment and palpation skills that will assist in differential diagnosis of anterior hip pain. How to differentially diagnose Femoral Acetabular Impingement from other articular or soft tissue conditions. How and why hip arthritis presents in characteristic ways. What causes iliopsoas syndrome. Why muscle imbalances occur and how to objectively assess and correct.