Lumbar Spine and Lower Quartile
Weekend 7: Hip & Knee
- The Hip – This day covers the assessment and management of hip pain. It includes screening for ‘Red Flag’ pathology, radiological imaging for the hip and identification of dysplastic hips (including FAI & CAM lesions). Current understandings on pathologies such as labral tears, greater trochanteric pain, ‘piriformis’ syndrome and osteochondral lesion. The ‘state of the art’ regarding diagnostic tests for hip pathologies are presented
- The Knee – This day covers the assessment and management of disorders of the knee. It includes screening for ‘Red Flag’ pathology and the place of medical imaging for the knee. The diagnostic utility of clinical tests will be covered as well as the latest research on rehabilitation for knee pathologies such as ACL injury, osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and patellofemoral pain. This day also covers practical skills for assessment and treatment of the knee.
Following Covid-19, the NZMPA Executive have determined that for the rest of 2020, this course can be undertaken as a standalone course.
Ordinarily, Low Back Pain (Part 1) and Low Back Pain (Part 2) are prerequisites for this course, and will need to be completed as part of the overall COMT programme in due course.
Bookings are via PNZ Event Directory: Christchurch 19th & 20th September 2020 Book Online Here
COMT is available to NZMPA members only, and an Early Bird Rate is available till midday Friday 21 August 2020.
NZMPA Member Early Bird Rate is $320.00 incl GST.
NZMPA Member Rate is $400.00 incl GST thereafter.
The dates stated and schedule are provisional.
A minimum of 20 participants for each venue must be confirmed for course to take place, unless approved by NZMPA.