The acute sporting knee
This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only.
Presented by Specialist Sports Physiotherapist Jane Rooney , the course will cover contemporary evidence based assessment and management of commonly presenting acute knee conditions. This 2-day course has a large practical component and interactive clinical problem solving.
The cases presented include assessment and management of: ACL injuries, Patellofemoral joint injuries and pain, Meniscal and chondral injuries, Patella tendinopathy, Live patient assessment and treatment
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- Use advanced practical skills of assessment to differentially diagnose presenting sporting knee conditions including patella dislocation, ACL/ PCL / MCL / LCL ligament injuries , patellofemoral pain, meniscal / chondral pathology , patella tendinopathy
- Apply advanced assessment of the lower limb kinetic chain and understand the contribution to commonly presenting sporting knee conditions as per element 1
- Understand contemporary evidence of pathogenesis and world best practice management for commonly presenting sporting knee conditions as per learning outcome 1, including ACL injuries, patella instability and patellofemoral pain, meniscal and chondral injury and patella tendinopathy
- Apply appropriate acute , mid and end stage rehabilitation techniques for different levels of athletes for commonly presenting sporting knee conditions as per learning outcome 1, including testing for safe and optimal success of return to sport
- Explore specific rehab techniques from activation through to strengthening and power development for the quads , hamstrings , gluts and other lower limb kinetic chain / trunk muscles including neuromuscular rehabilitation and gym based rehab techniques, involved in commonly presenting knee conditions
- To become proficient at the practical skills of management including taping, soft tissue techniques , joint mobilisations
- To understand the long term outcomes for commonly presenting sporting knee conditions as per element 1
- Explore advanced clinical reasoning using an actual patient example with a knee problem to discuss nociceptive driver and primary diagnosis , contributing factors , short and long management and prognosis