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In-Person Seminar

2-Day Sacroiliac Joint Specialist Certification: Innovative Treatment Methods for Every Type of Lumbopelvic Dysfunction


Faculty:
Jerry Hesch, DPT, MHS, PT
Duration:
Two Full Days
Product Code:
LIP063990
Brochure Code:
LIV85685
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Online Course
Location:
Livonia, Michigan
Available Dates:


Description

Whether your patient’s goals are to return to work, play with their kids or grandkids, or travel the globe, your hard work helps them progress toward their functional goals.

But sacroiliac joint dysfunction, the source of pain for 1 out of 3 patients with back or hip pain, can mimic numerous dysfunctions that frustrate your ability to identify the root of your clients’ problem. In addition, the traditional way to treat focuses on singular patterns of movement dysfunction that yields short-term results instead of truly looking at how the body functions in group patterns for more lasting relief.

You can easily find yourself going down the wrong treatment path, leaving you feeling defeated and worried that your patient will face surgery that could be avoided – and putting their goals even further from reality.

Become a certified Sacroiliac Joint Specialist through the Hesch Institute to regain your confidence and possess mastery in treating the sacroiliac, symphysis pubis, lumbar spine, and hip for faster and lasting results.

Since 1981, Jerry Hesch, DPT, MHS, has treated and taught a unique, evidence-based method that promotes effective manual therapy that lasts, self-treatment care beyond the clinic, and exercises to restore normal strength and movement. By going beyond the alignment model, Dr. Hesch will teach you to develop specific skills in evaluating micromotion dysfunctions that are too subtle to be evaluated visually but require skilled hands-on testing. Mastering this typically restores normal movement within three visits after which patients are independent with self-treatment and can then focus on exercise rehabilitation.

Sign up today and confidently guide your patients back to a pain-free future!

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Faculty

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The Hesch Institute


For over 35 years, Jerry Hesch, DPT, MHS, PT, has specialized in treating individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain from hypomobility and hypermobility/instability from sacroiliac joint dysfunction and dysfunction in joints throughout the body. He started The Hesch institute for Sacroiliac Treatment, Research, and Eduction in Aurora, CO to treat patients and educate other therapists in his evidence-based whole-body approach called the Hesch Method. Dr. Hesch’s practical approach is one of the safest, most effective methods you will find that dramatically improves SIJD with brief treatment.

Dr. Hesch has presented over 100 workshops in the USA, Canada, and Europe, including state, national, and international conferences. He has published three book chapters and a book, Treating Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Lumbopelvic Pathomechanics. Currently, he is working on a third book chapter on spring-recoil articular motion testing. He has posted hundreds of videos on his YouTube channel, Jerry Hesch, as a clinician’s resource to restore integrated joint function.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jerry Hesch is president of Hesch Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jerry Hesch is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.


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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a 60-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Analyze the significant limitation of the malalignment theory of SIJD, and the limitation of the Muscle Energy Model.
  2. Differentiate asymmetrical and symmetrical movement dysfunction and effectively intervene.
  3. Differentiate the traditional model with the Hesch Model.
  4. Integrate evidence-based practice in patient care.
  5. Assess the principle of regional dependence in providing integrated treatment of the SIJ, pubic joint, hip joint, and lumbar spine.
  6. Investigate painful and non-painful movement impairments.
  7. Utilize evidence-based practice principles for evaluation and treatment.
  8. Inspect research and theoretical literature related to sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
  9. Determine distal compensations within a whole-body perspective.
  10. Appraise joint, neuromuscular, posture, and movement models.
  11. Defend that micromotion testing has greater relevance than gross motion landmark testing.
  12. Perform palpation and spring testing and effectively treat hypomobility and hypermobility.
  13. Effectively utilize self-mobilization, making patients independent of manual therapy with 1-3 visits.
  14. Using Clinical Prediction Rules, evaluate and treat common patterns of symmetrical and asymmetrical dysfunction.
  15. Prescribe effective exercises and self-care for patients with SIJD.

Outline

WHAT’S NEW IN SACRIOLIAC JOINT REHAB
  • 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: MEDICAL SCREENING FOR PATTERNS OF LUMBOPELVIC-HIP MOTION DYSFUNCTION
  • Practice today’s best evaluation for:
    • Hip joint
    • Most common pattern of sacroiliac joint dysfunction
    • Anterior ilium
    • Posterior ilium
    • Sacral torsion
    • Sciatica
    • Pubic joint
    • Upslip
    • Downslip
    • Inflare
    • Outflare
    • Symmetrical patterns
HANDS-ON LAB: EXPAND YOUR TOOLBOX FOR SIJD PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION
  • 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
HANDS-ON LAB: INCORPORATING MANUAL THERAPY AND EXERCISE FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
  • Practice combining:
    • A simpler model of mobility testing and grading
    • Gentle method of joint mobilization
    • Home exercise program
    • Self-mobilization for the patient
IMPROVE YOUR REIMBURSEMENT RATE
  • Coding and billing updates for SIJD rehab
  • Justify rehab with the right progress measures and documentation
  • Avoid denials and adults with these tips
CASE STUDIES: PUT KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE
  • 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
BECOME YOUR REGION’S GO-TO SIJD PREVENTION SPECIALIST
  • The insider’s guide to specialization and professional networking
  • Build referrals faster: effectively market your SIJ program

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Massage Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Chiropractors
  • Personal Trainers

Reviews

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 20

Comments

Patrick B

"Very informative!"

Howe L

"Great Course!"

Carla R

"I'm loving this method. It's taken my practice to the next level."

Marta B

"Thank you for this excellent course. To date I cannot wrap my head around how I was taught to evaluate/treat the pelvis in PT school and I so appreciate this systematic and organized approach. I am excited to take this to the clinic and to begin applying what I learned."

Suzanne B

"excellent course!! My first online, I missed the hands on practice, but have integrated on my patients already!!"

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