The National Institutes of Health states that millions of Americans spend at least $50 billion a year to alleviate the stress and discomfort in their low back. A common, yet enigmatic cause of this debilitating pain is the malalignment of the sacroiliac joint (SIJ). At first glance, however, many rehab professionals and even surgeons believe other back and hip injuries, such as facet-joint syndrome or a bulging disc, are the reasons for the pain. X-rays, MRIs, and even CT scans might show narrowing spinal discs or other possible factors producing the problem; yet these tests have minimal benefit because they oftentimes fail to show the exact source of the client’s pain.
It is important to accurately identify and diagnose pain from the SIJ’s and pain from hip impingement. Medical professionals may misdiagnose the problem and intervention may be unsuccessful. In some cases, surgery is performed unnecessarily. In order to help restore and prevent future pain in patients, rehab professionals need the proper tools to accurately identify both SIJD and Hip Impingement to manage them appropriately.
In this comprehensive online program, participants gain the tools to assess and treat patients with SIJD and/or hip impingement. Kyndall Boyle, PT, PhD, OCS, PRC, who has nearly 25 years of experience as a clinician and researcher, shares the latest evidence in the field, along with rationale for conservative intervention. She discusses relevant anatomy and biomechanics, including issues of bilateral and unilateral instability and postural asymmetry, as well as examines the relationship between SIJD and hip impingement, and the relationship between SIJD, suboptimal respiration, posture, and motor control.
You'll immediately take home the knowledge needed to assess and treat SIJD by examining a case study, case series, and a randomized controlled trial. During the interactive lab portion of the class, participants expand their hands-on skills by watching demonstrational therapeutic exercises to manage SIJD and hip impingement.
NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation).
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*Please note: this course was not designed to meet requirements for the "relevant to and focused on massage therapy techniques, skills or protocols" category by distance learning.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 12.3 self-study continuing education credits.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 12.25 continuing competency hours.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 12.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
This self-study course consists of 12.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.
PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 CE credit hours.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 14.7 contact hours.
This self-study activity qualifies for 12.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.
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Kyndall Boyle, PT, PhD, OCS, PRC, is a licensed physical therapist who has worked in a variety of settings for the past 25 years: outpatient orthopedic, sports medicine, home health, skilled nursing, and acute care. Dr. Boyle is currently the Director and Owner of OPTimal Performance Physical Therapy in Boone, NC. In addition to the clinic, she served as a full-time faculty member for Doctor of Physical Therapy programs for 14 years. Dr. Boyle earned her BS in PT from the University of New Mexico, an MS from the UNC at Chapel Hill, and a PhD from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is currently Board Certified in Orthopedics having earned her designation as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS).
In addition, Dr. Boyle studied Postural Restoration Concepts that later led to her certification (PRC). Because of her clinical experience, she has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, book chapters, and magazine articles. Dr. Boyle continues to be active in research relating to the management of musculoskeletal conditions.
Financial: Kyndall Boyle is director and owner of OPTimal Performance Physical Therapy. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Kyndall Boyle has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
SACROILIAC JOINT DYSFUNCTION (SIJD): HOW TO EXAMINE AND IDENTIFY
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF SIJD
CONSERVATIVE INTERVENTIONS USED TO MANAGE SIJD
HIP IMPINGEMENT: HOW TO EXAMINE AND IDENTIFY
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP IMPINGEMENT
CONSERVATIVE INTERVENTIONS USED TO MANAGE HIP IMPINGEMENT
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