Physiotherapy Course Summary:
Moving Forward with Knee Assessment & Treatment
Location: Bristol BRI Physio Outpatients
Date: 22nd April (Day Course)
Tutor: Jason Seaton ESP Physiotherapist
This Course has had fantastic feedback
"Great course and I imagine Jason put a tremendous amount of work towards it so thanks all round!"
"The course was Brilliant!"
Jason your tutor is an experienced knee specialist and ESP who has developed the knee service locally especially around ligament reconstruction and rehabilitation for anterior knee pain. Previous feedback for this course has been excellent, especially for the hands on and practical content and for Jason's rehab ideas for anterior knee pain.
Who's it for?
This course is designed for therapists wishing to increase their knowledge of knee anatomy, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. This will be an excellent stepping stone for anyone wishing to progress to specialising in the knee.
What will it cover?
The course will cover intermediate to advanced clinical anatomy including biomechanics.
There will be a large emphasis on assessment not only on appropriate special tests and handling skills but also the importance on subjective questioning which ultimately leads to appropriate special test selection and an accurate diagnosis.
Brief explanation on radiological examination, when and when not to order and what to order will be covered.
Treatment will be covered with a heavy emphasis on exercise therapy but manual therapy will be included to give a greater understanding how combining the 2 will lead to and effective treatment plan.
Finally other treatment options will be covered in brief to give an understanding when surgical, injection or just self management is indicated
How will it be delivered?
The course will be delivered over one day and will be a mixture of theory and practical, with a heavy emphasis on practical and student involvement. So be prepared to work both mentally and practically. Be sure to wear shorts and loose clothing.
What will you gain by the end of the course?
By the end of the course you should:
1) have a better understanding of knee anatomy and biomechanics
2) Be able to form a diagnostic picture by the end of a subjective examination
3) Be able to perform an effective objective examination with excellent handling skills
4) Be able to select and perform special tests to a high level and form an accurate diagnosis
5) have and understanding of the appropriate radiological examinations available and when and what to order
6) have a good understanding of the main pathologies presented with the knee as well as an awareness of some of the less common ones
7) Be able to formulate and carry out an effective treatment plan
8) Have an awareness of what other treatment options are available
All bookings via the www.southwestphysio.co.uk website