Rehabilitative Movement Therapy for Lower Limb Conditions

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$300 + HST

Description:

This is a two day workshop 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 workshop will also discuss recognition for potential injuries and the use of exercise and patient education as a preventative means.

Duration:  

12 hours 

 

Delivery Model:

In Class Workshop (2 days)

Modules:

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

    • Piriformis syndrome

    • Fractures

    • Meniscal injuries

    • Sprains

    • Strains

    • Tendonitis

    • Bursitis

    • Contractures

    • Joint capsule injuries

    • Patellofemoral syndrome

    • ITB injuries

    • Compartment syndrome

    • Plantar fasciitis

    • Pes planus

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

Toronto, Ont.

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.

J.C., RMT

Toronto, Ont.

This course was very informative! Mark is incredibly knowledgeable and his teaching methods are exceptional. Very interactive and hands-on.

A.D., RMT

Toronto, Ont.

Thanks. Good course! Helped me relearn a lot of info I had forgotten.

Anonymous, RMT

Great mix of theory and hands on application. It was a great review.

M.K., Kinesiologist

Stoney Creek, Ont.

A very good course. Presentation very good.

Alex Dubkov, RMT

Scarborough, Ont.

Very informative.

T.Y., RMT

Mississauga, Ont.

Worth the time and money.

R.T., RMT

Toronto, Ont.

Enjoyable Exercise course. A lot of information. Thanks Mark!

N.K., RMT

Toronto, Ont.

This course was great! Great review, very intense. Mark was very knowledgeable and explained concepts very easily so we could understand.

Maureen Pirie, RMT

Whitby, Ont.

Excellent course. Presenter was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

Vivien Blaj, RMT

Loretto, Ont.

I recommend RMTs to take this course. I learned a lot to help my clinical practice.

Xinsheng Liu, RMT

Markham, Ont.

Excellent presentation. Knowledgeable, professional.

B.A., RMT

Richmond Hill, Ont.

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