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The Hip Joint: Orthopedic Manual Therapy Approach

  • 18 Apr 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Walker Physical Therapy & Sports Injury Center, 29650 Bradley Road, Menifee, CA 92586
The Hip Joint: Orthopedic Manual Therapy Approach

Presented by Yousef Ghandour, PT, MOMT, FAAOMPT 

Saturday, April 18, 2015 

Walker Physical Therapy & Sports Injury Center 29650 Bradley Road Menifee, CA 92586 

Sponsored by: Inland Counties District of CPTA

Please click here for brochure and registration information

Yousef Ghandour, PT, MOMT, FAAOMPT is a clinician and educator and has been practicing as a Physical Therapist for over 30 years. Mr. Ghandour graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from California State University at Long Beach, and earned his Masters of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (MOMT) from the Ola Grimsby Institute in San Diego, CA in 1991. He completed an additional
two year Part II residency program and became a fellow in American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Yousef is passionate about Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy and enjoys sharing his knowledge with his colleagues. He is a member of several physical therapy organizations including the American Physical Therapy
Association, the California Physical Therapy Association, and the Orthopedic Section of the APTA. He has taught in the Residency Programs with the Ola Grimsby Institute and numerous seminars in subjects in sports medicine and orthopedic manual physical therapy, including soft tissue mobilization and dynamic lumbar stabilization.

Course Description:
This 8 hour dynamic course is packed with clinical pearls and practical applications. This course reviews anatomy, biomechanics, neurology, exercise physiology and integrates science fundamentals and evidence-based knowledge into practical outcomes. The presentation will include a discussion and demonstration of a progressive approach to evaluating and training the hip joint, starting with a comprehensive assessment of the hip joint, lumbar spine, hip muscles and rotator group recruitment, and culminating in optimizing stability during function and return to sport. Specific strategies to optimize movement and muscle recruitment using muscle dynamics and exercise principles will be discussed.

Mr. Ghandour will utilize manual and tactile techniques, introduce pulley concepts for recruitment, and demonstrate home exercise strategies designed to maintain the gains made
in the clinic. The participants will be able to take the knowledge learned in this condensed one day course and apply it immediately to their patients and clients.

Course Objectives:
After successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
 Describe the anatomy of the hip joint
 Describe the muscles of the hip joint and lumbar spine
 Describe the biomechanics of the hip joint
 Describe components of lumbar instability and hip deficiency
 Perform dynamic soft tissue mobilization of the lumbar spine / hip
 Perform a limited functional screening of lumbar spine and hip joint
 Perform treatment progression from NWB to functional stability
 Apply joint mobilization techniques
 Select and perform appropriate therapeutic exercises and progressions

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