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Patellofemoral Sensitivity (PFS): A LIVE ONLINE COURSE
June 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm$69
This is a LIVE interactive online PRACTICAL course.
Saturday June 5, 2021 (4.5 hrs)
Instructor: Dr. Bahram Jam, PT, FCAMT
- Member of the International Federation of Manipulative Therapists
- Credentialed with The McKenzie Institute International
This course will enable health care providers to gain a practical knowledge of the possible anatomical factors leading to anterior knee pain and specifically patello-femoral sensitivity (PFS).
The course will review a clinically focused approach to the evaluation and diagnosis of PFS
Based on current studies, the management options reviewed will include
i) Activity modifications (running, cycling, sitting and squats)
ii) Effective muscular and proprioceptive retraining exercises
iii) Foot wear modifications
iv) Taping & bracing
v) Pharmaceutical managements, injections and surgical options
vi) Knowing when there may be a central sensitization component
CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE
- Physical Therapists who are licensed or who are eligible to be licensed to practice
- All health care providers interested in effective management of patello-femoral disorders
- There are NO prerequisites for this course
This is a COAST to COAST course, so please ensure you have the correct time for your time zone. The start time will be…
11am (AST/East Coast)
GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION
- Course material is referenced from up to date research articles
- An easy to understand practical e-workbook is provided
- All instructions are provided in a clear and concise manner in order to ensure an effective and enjoyable online learning experience
- Note: This is also a practical course but practiced on self
Tax Receipts provided on course date / $20.00 is non-refundable / No refunds for cancellations 1 week or less before course date
RECOMMENDED (OPTIONAL) READINGS
- Piva SR, Fitzgerald GK, Irrgang JJ, Fritz JM, Wisniewski S, McGinty GT, Childs JD, Domenech MA, Jones S, Delitto A. Associates of physical function and pain in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Feb;90(2):285–95.
- Gaitonde DY, Ericksen A, Robbins RC. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Am Fam Physician. 2019 Jan 15;99(2):88-94. PMID: 30633480.
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