Sporting Knee Masterclass
16 (Sat) and 17 (Sun) March 2019 08:45 - 17:00 (GMT)
University College Hospital
Musculoskeletal Outpatient Therapy Service (Sport Gym)
Therapy and Rehabilitation Department, Lower Ground Floor
235 Euston Road
This two- day course aims to directly impact on the clinician's ability to assess and treat patients with sporting knee pathologies including patello-femoral pain, ACL injury and Rehab, meniscal pathologies and high- end rehab and return to performance in the active population. The course will explore the challenges relating to the rehabilitation of athletes with patello-femoral pain and patient following ACL reconstruction. ACL-R is a complex area with a client base ranging from a Sunday league footballer to elite athletes. Knowing when surgery is indicated and having a good patient specific approach to prehab, conservative management and post operative rehab is essential to best improve chances of optimal outcomes.
The course is a mixture of theory, demonstrations and practical sessions, totally underpinned by evidence. There is a strong emphasis on clinical reasoning throughout and practical application in clinical settings.
This course is limited to a maximum of 24 participants – book early to secure your place.
This course is applicable for Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Chiropractors, Sport Therapists and other health care professionals who are involved in the management of sporting knee injuries.
Describe the aetiology of PFP and explain the relevance of their subjective examination and how this drives their physical examination.
Underpin their gluteal examination with anatomy and biomechanics, and prescribe accurate, effective gluteal exercises.
Discuss controversies around the VMO and describe when quads work is indicated, and how this can be done.
Be aware of indications for taping, and how this can be performed. Assess the biomechanics of the foot and identify when an orthotic may be useful.
Aware and able to implement all the key components, necessary for sucessful return to sports following ACL reconstruction
Identify and correct deficits in sprinting performance, landing mechanics and deceleration. Learn coaching drills to correct these deficits
Explore a criteria based progression criteria, following ACL-R and Improve confidence in returning players to their sport
Understand the current evidene regarding conservative management of mensical injuries (both traumatic and degenerative)