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CURRENT CONCEPTS IN THE REHABILITATION OF THE KNEE

Editor: Kevin Wilk, PT

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  • Chapter 1: Knee Injuries in the Female Athlete: Causes, Treatments and Preventative Programs
  • Chapter 2: The Lower Extremity Kinetic Chain: The Role the Foot and Ankle Plays in Knee Pathologies
  • Chapter 3: Current Concepts in the Evaluation and Treatment of Patellofemoral Disorder
  • Chapter 4: Recent Advances in ACL Reconstruction and Rehabilitation: Graft Selection and Treatment Guidelines
  • Chapter 5: Proprioception and Neuromuscular Control for the Lower Extremity
  • Chapter 6: Management of Flexibility and Range of Motion of the Lower Extremity in the Athlete

30 CEU's - Approved by the NATA

 

Editor: Kevin Wilk, PT
Home Study Course Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the unique pathomechanics of ACL injuries in the female athlete.
  2. Design a specific knee rehabilitation program, which includes the unique considerations for the female athlete.
  3. Discuss the pathomechanics, evaluation techniques, and rehabilitation programs for soft tissue injuries of the lower extremity.
  4. Design a functional rehabilitation program for patients with patellofemoral dysfunction.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the biomechanics, physiology and clinical application of the foot and ankle as it relates to the pathologies of the knee joint.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the proprioceptors and various neural pathways, which provides information to the central nervous system and to the neuromuscular system.
  7. Develop a rehabilitation program for the lower extremity patient, which includes proprioception and neuromuscular training.
  8. Discuss and demonstrate knowledge of making recommendations for graft selection for ACL surgery.
  9. Discuss a functional rehabilitation program for patients following ACL surgery.