(0817L) BACK LOWER WORKSHOP August 18, 2017

(0817L) BACK LOWER WORKSHOP August 18, 2017
  • Item #: Back Lower_008182017_12
  • Start Date: August 18, 2017 - 3:15 PM EST
  • End Date: August 18, 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 Friday August 18, 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