Sporting Knee Masterclass
(Rehab of the High-Demand knee)
Saturday, 06 November 2021 09.00 - 16:30 (GMT)
Life Fit Wellness
Falkirk Business Hub
This one- day course aims to directly impact on the clinician's ability to assess and treat patients with sporting knee pathologies including 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, 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.
There will be practical demonstration of application of NEMS (neuro-electrical muscle stimulation) and BFR (Blood Flow Restriction Training) which are useful adjuncts in the initial stages of knee rehabilitation. 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 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.
Aware and able to implement all the key components, necessary for sucessful return to sports following ACL reconstruction
Discuss indications around NEMS and Blood Flow Restriction training and describe when it is indicated, and how this can be done.
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 knee surgeries and Improve confidence in returning players to their sport.
Understand the current evidence regarding conservative management of mensical injuries (both traumatic and degenerative)