Full Course Description
Sacroiliac Joint Specialist: Innovative Treatment Methods for Every Type of Lumbopelvic Dysfunction
- Analyze the significant limitation of the malalignment theory of SIJD, and the limitation of the Muscle Energy Model.
- Evaluate asymmetrical and symmetrical movement dysfunction and effectively intervene.
- Analyze the traditional model with the Hesch Model.
- Integrate evidence-based practice in patient care.
- Demonstrate the principle of regional dependence in providing integrated treatment of the SIJ, pubic joint, hip joint, and lumbar spine.
- Determine painful and non-painful movement impairments.
- Utilize evidence-based practice principles for evaluation and treatment.
- Analyze research and theoretical literature related to sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
- Appraise distal compensations within a whole-body perspective.
- Analyze joint, neuromuscular, posture, and movement models.
- Distinguish that micromotion testing has greater relevance than gross motion landmark testing.
- Perform palpation and spring testing and effectively treat hypomobility and hypermobility.
- Demonstrate self-mobilization, making patients independent of manual therapy with 1-3 visits.
- Evaluate and treat common patterns of symmetrical and asymmetrical dysfunction.
- Prescribe effective exercises and self-care for patients with SIJD.
WHAT’S NEW IN SACRIOLIAC JOINT REHAB
HANDS-ON LAB: MEDICAL SCREENING FOR PATTERNS OF LUMBOPELVIC-HIP MOTION DYSFUNCTION
- The traditional model vs. the Hesch Method
- Macromotion and micromotion
- What the traditional model misses that the Hesch Method gets right
- Reviewing the evidence: support for the Hesch Method
HANDS-ON LAB: EXPAND YOUR TOOLBOX FOR SIJD PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION
- Practice today’s best evaluation for:
- Hip joint
- Most common pattern of sacroiliac joint dysfunction
- Anterior ilium
- Posterior ilium
- Sacral torsion
- Pubic joint
- Symmetrical patterns
HANDS-ON LAB: INCORPORATING MANUAL THERAPY AND EXERCISE FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
- Practice effective techniques you can use immediately to:
- Restore function
- Increase range of motion
- Alleviate chronic pain
- Regain stability and mobility
- Resolve joint hypomobility
- Remove reflex inhibition
- Improve leg length inequality
IMPROVE YOUR REIMBURSEMENT RATE
- Practice combining:
- A simpler model of mobility testing and grading
- Gentle method of joint mobilization
- Home exercise program
- Self-mobilization for the patient
CASE STUDIES: PUT KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE
- Coding and billing updates for SIJD rehab
- Justify rehab with the right progress measures and documentation
- Avoid denials and audits with these tips
BECOME YOUR REGION’S GO-TO SIJD PREVENTION SPECIALIST
- Case study 1: Evaluate and treat downslip ilium that presents as upslip
- Case study 2: Reflex connection between the pelvis and the upper cervical
- Case study 3: False positive pelvic instability in pregnancy
- Case study 4: Joint spring test with pudendal neuropathy with coexisting SIJD
- The insider’s guide to specialization and professional networking
- Build referrals faster: effectively market your SIJ program
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapy Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Massage Therapists
- Athletic Trainers
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
- Exercise Physiologists
- Personal Trainers