Exercise Therapy for Lower Limb Conditions
$300 + HST
This is a two day course consisting of lecture and practical application of exercises that are highly beneficial for the rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal lower limb injuries/conditions. This course is ideal for Manual Therapists, expanding on the concepts of active rehabilitation vs. traditional passive therapy. Personal Trainers can learn how to adapt personal training programs to include remedial exercises to aid their clients in the rehabilitative process while maintaining the goals of their personalized fitness programs. Kinesiologists, whether working in fitness or injury rehabilitation will also find the information in this course to be highly useful.
This course will also discuss recognition for potential injuries and the use of exercise and patient education as a preventative means.
In Class (2 days)
Module 1: An In-depth Review of Lower Limb Anatomy and Biomechanics
Hip joint, knee joint, talocrural joint, subtalar joint arthrokinematics
Review of muscular system associated with the lower limb (including muscle attachments: origins and insertions, neurological innervations)
Review of inert structures of the lower limb
Applied anatomy and kinesiology of the above listed structures (participants will understand how theses muscles work in conjunction with each other as a group vs. text book definitions of muscle actions)
Discussion of the various types of synergistic, agonistic, antagonistic muscle action associated with various lower limb movements
Module 2: Principles of Therapeutic Exercise
Module 3: Subjective and Objective Recognition of Lower Limb Conditions / Injuries
Module 4: The Active Rehabilitation of Common Lower Limb Conditions / Injuries
Rehabilitative concepts in the various stages of healing – acute, early sub-acute, late-sub acute, chronic
Use of ROM and various stretching modalities (cyclic, static, dynamic, PNF)
Discuss the concepts of muscular strength, muscular power, and muscular endurance
Therapeutic exercises isolating various muscles
Therapeutic exercises of muscle groups to enhance motor skills and functional movements of activities of daily living
Program design and implementation for the following conditions / injuries:
Hip and knee replacement surgery
Hip and patellar dislocation
Joint capsule injuries
Visit the Course Calendar page for information on course dates and location
Read what past participants had to say about our Rehabilitative Movement Therapy courses...
This course is very informative. I learned lots of new exercises and was reminded of many too.
Morgan Donaldson, DOMP
Teacher is very organized, knowledgeable, and interactive. I highly recommend ConEd Institute.
Shuai Wang Zappitelli, DOMP
St. Catherines, Ont.
Excellent course. Absolutely useful in practice!
David Slabotsky, RMT
Burnt River, Ont.
Extremely thorough and practical course that will enable therapist's to immediately provide better treatment outcomes.
This course was very informative! Mark is incredibly knowledgeable and his teaching methods are exceptional. Very interactive and hands-on.
Great refresher on shoulder anatomy and exercise therapy! Mark is well organized, knowledgeable and professional. Money well spent! Highly recommended!
Thanks. Good course! Helped me relearn a lot of info I had forgotten.
Great review course for shoulder complex anatomy and function. Good practical component and instructor.
Great mix of theory and hands on application. It was a great review.
Stoney Creek, Ont.
A very good course. Presentation very good.
Alex Dubkov, RMT
Worth the time and money.
Enjoyable Exercise course. A lot of information. Thanks Mark!
This course was great! Great review, very intense. Mark was very knowledgeable and explained concepts very easily so we could understand.
Maureen Pirie, RMT
Excellent course. Presenter was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
Vivien Blaj, RMT
I recommend RMTs to take this course. I learned a lot to help my clinical practice.
Xinsheng Liu, RMT
Excellent presentation. Knowledgeable, professional.
Richmond Hill, Ont.