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Get A Leg Up! Manual Therapy in the Lower Extremity - CANCELLED
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM MDT
Category: Chapter Wide Events

Get A Leg Up!  Manual Therapy in the Lower Extremity - CANCELLED

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Where: Regis University, Peter Claver Hall- Room 409

Cost: APTA CO Members $200; Non-Members $250; Students $75

Presenters: Derek Vraa, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CMTPT, FAAOMPT

Hosted by: Colorado PT-PAC- All proceeds from this event will go to the PT-PAC to help influence legislative issues affecting PTs in Colorado. 

Description: Want to get ahead with your manual therapy skills? Want to improve your clinical reasoning when treating patients with lower extremity injuries? If so, this is the course for you! This lower extremity course is designed to improve both clinical decision making and hands-on technical skills. Attendees will participate in a dynamic discussion of the literature related to manual therapy of the lower extremity. Additionally, a heavy emphasis will be placed on a variety of manual techniques to manage dysfunction of the hip, knee and ankle regions along with complimentary exercise selections. Techniques will include thrust, and non-thrust (Maitland, Mulligan and Muscle Energy Techniques). This course will have an excellent instructor/participant ratio and will be led by Senior Faculty, Directors and Fellows of the United States Air Force Tactical Sports & OMPT Fellowship.

This course meets Colorado standards for 8 hours of Category I Professional Development Activity.

Target audience: PTs, 2nd and 3rd year PT students

Objectives for participants:

  • Report best evidence based practices for the treatment of lower extremity conditions using manual therapies.
  • Demonstrate several manipulative techniques for the treatment of various lower extremity impairments.
  • Perform manual therapy and exercise interventions based on case scenarios.
  • Understand the concepts and principles of regional interdependence in treatment of lower extremity musculoskeletal conditions.

View the course flyer.

Contact: [email protected]