Description Of Quick, Effective SI Joint/Low Back Pain Assessment & Treatment
This is an in-depth course for physical and occupational therapists, physicians and osteopaths. This presentation provides an extensive critical analysis of the pelvis and sacroiliac (SI) joints and the role that they play in low back pain. The strength of this course, however, is the demonstration on real patients of how to use a variety of techniques to get quick effective pain relief. In addition, there are interactive segments including a tutorial practice section and test your knowledge videos.
Numerous detailed illustrations will help the participant establish a sound anatomical and biomechanical rationale for the appropriate evaluation, testing and treatment of low back pain and pelvic pain with special emphasis on the sacroiliac joints.
The participant will be lead step by step through the anatomy and functional biomechanics of the sacroiliac joints including function during normal gait. Participants will learn hands-on techniques for the immediate relief of common low back pain.
What participants are saying . . .
“I would highly recommend this course as an excellent way to address SIJ/LBP. The teaching technique and patient interactions make the information very learnable. Carol’s interaction with Richard was great and she asked the same questions I would have asked and clarified at points I would have as well.”
“A course providing information that will make a difference in your treatments and success immediately”
“In depth look at SIJ dysfunction using a specific treatment technique that visibly improves patients issues in this area very quickly.”
“I would say everyone should take this course because it doesn’t take much time to assess properly and the treatment is effective”
What You”ll learn In Quick, Effective SI Joint/Low Back Pain Assessment & Treatment
- Summarize the latest gait and balance evaluation Describe the biomechanics of the pelvis
- Identify the mechanism of idiopathic low back pain syndrome.
- Conduct a comprehensive SI evaluation.
- Manage SI joint dysfunction so as to have the majority of such patients free of pain immediately and able to self-correct.
- Perform several manual therapy techniques designed to correct SI joint dysfunction.
- Progress and monitor a manual and exercise program for SI joint dysfunction/low back pain.
- Anatomy and Movement (30 min)
- Functional Biomechanics (30 min)
- Pathomechanics (30 min)
- Impairments (30 min)
- Examination Techniques (60 min)
- Interventions (90 min)
- Medical Management (30 min)
About Richard DonTigny
Richard DonTigny is a clinician with 38 years of clinical experience, most of which has been devoted to the treatment of low back/SI joint pain. He has been conducting research into the cause of low back pain and its relationship to the sacroiliac joint for over 30 years. He has published over 30 articles, has chapters in four texts and has presented at many local, national and international meetings.He served as the President of the Montana Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association.
He was an invited book and manuscript reviewer and abstractor for Physical Therapy, Spine, and the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. He was also appointed as a subject matter expert on low back pain to the Orthopedic Specialty Council of the APTA. He served as Chairman of the Montana Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and Faculty of the First Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back Pain and the SIJ, and Advisory board member of the World Congress on Low Back Pain and the Pelvis. Finally, he served as an associate editor of the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy.
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