2-hour On-Demand: The Hip: The Key to Back and Leg Pain


Price: $30 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description:

  • This course is designed to provide an overview of hip anatomy and discuss related pathology. It will entail discussion and description of evaluation and recognition of muscle imbalances and their relation to compensatory action leading to injury in the low back and lower extremity. The course will describe various exercises to address these imbalances in an effort to provide a more positive outcome for these patients.
  • ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-020-L01-P, IRD: 5-23-17, ERD: 5-23-20. Knowledge based activity.

Course Objectives :

  • Review and discuss basic hip anatomy.
  • Discuss and describe CAM and Pincer lesions of the hip.
  • Discuss basic evaluation of the hip.
  • Describe muscle imbalances & their relation to back and lower extremity injuries.
  • Define dormant butt syndrome.
  • Describe & discuss exercises and stretches to address muscle imbalances around the hip.
  • Discuss the role of the gluteus maximus in motion control and shock absorption of the lower extremity.

Contact Hours: 2

Who Should Take this Course:

  • Target Audience: Pharmacists, Dietitians, and Physical and Occupational Therapy professionals.
  • Credit Hours Awarded for: Nursing professionals and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Faculty: Chris Kolba PT PhD MHS CSCS

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