(0817H) BACK LOWER WORKSHOP August 17, 2017

(0817H) BACK LOWER WORKSHOP August 17, 2017
  • Item #: Back Lower_08172017_8
  • Start Date: August 17, 2017 - 3:15 PM EST
  • End Date: August 17, 2017 - 6:15 PM EST
  • Location: Hyatt Rengency Pittsburgh International Airport
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Price $95.00
Availability Seats Available

 You must purchase the "Hands On" Skills Conference frist before you can purchase the Back/Lower Extremity Workshop. This Back & Lower Extremity Exam workshop occurs at the same time as the Splinting, and the Dermatology skills workshop on Thursday August 17, 2017 from 3:15 pm - 6:15 pm.

Back and Lower Extremity Exam

Review basic anatomy of back, hips and knees

                Bony landmarks

Joint anatomy

Intrinsic and extrinsic joint structures

Myotomes and dermatomes


Perform diagnostic exam of hips, knees and low back that includes specialized maneuvers

                Inspection, palpation, percussion

Range of motion for back, hips, and knees

Specialized exam techniques: straight leg raise, gait abnormalities, apley, lachmans, anterior  drawer

Review basic interpretation of x-rays of back and hip

                Hip, lumbosacral, knee radiograph review

Practice evidence based therapeutic exercises

Minimize symptoms of back and lower extremities conditions

                Back and abdominal strengthening exercises, quadriceps strengthening exercises