Advanced Topics in the Examination, Evaluation and Treatment of the Knee
By: WebExercises Academy

Course Description

Dr. Wilk’s course is designed to present the most recent, relevant, evidence-based, and clinically proven information for the treatment of the most challenging problems of the knee joints.

Program Objectives:

  • Recall the anatomy and biomechanics of the knee joint
  • Recognize various knee joint pain and dysfunction
  • Develop a treatment program based on an evidence based approach
  • Reproduce a functional assessment for specific knee disorders
  • Interpret the information obtained from the clinical examination and functional assessment
  • Develop a treatment plan for specific kneelesions
  • Design an effective and appropriate rehabilitation program based on evidence based medicine for the following knee pathologies:
    - ACL surgery
    - ACL reconstruction
    - ACL Bridge procedure, ALL procedures of the knee
    - Patellofemoral pain & post-operative rehabilitation
    - Tendinopathies
    - Post-operative articular cartilage procedures
    - Knee stiffness & loss of motion
    - Return to Play Criteria – evidence based
    - Specific techniques to improve healing & promote muscle hypertrophy
  • Analyze specific exercise techniques, such as weight bearing and non weight bearing exercises and understand joint kinematics and muscular activity & then be able to develop the treatment plan for the appropriate exercises for the specific patient
  • Integrate the information presented in this course and demonstrate problem-solving skills through the development of treatment plans of specific case studies presented

Course Details

  • Advanced Topics in the Examination, Evaluation and Treatment of the Knee
  • By:    WebExercises Academy
  • Instructor:    Kevin Wilk, DPT
  • Total CE Hours:    8
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Corrective/Therapeutic Exercise  -2 CE Hours
    • Differential/Physical Diagnosis  -2 CE Hours
    • Rehabilitation of Joints  -2 CE Hours
    • Sports Medicine  -2 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline