Physical Therapy: An Overview of Hip and Knee Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist

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Learning objectives

  • Summarize objective evaluation factors, objective measures and provocative testing that a physical therapy professional should utilize when evaluating patients who present with hip and knee pain.
  • Discuss standardized assessment tools commonly used to determine baseline levels of hip ability/inability and/or pain, and describe hip pathologies, the characteristics of each and treatment protocols for rehabilitation.
  • List frequently used outcome measures for knee functions, as well as common soft-tissue injuries often presented for rehabilitation.
  • Describe methods for rehabilitation following acute phases, considerations when determining a plan of care, and variations in appropriate range of motion, resistance, strength training as well as functional training based on individual goals and personal outcomes.
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Physical Therapy: An Overview of Hip and Knee Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist

24.00

Learning objectives

  • Summarize objective evaluation factors, objective measures and provocative testing that a physical therapy professional should utilize when evaluating patients who present with hip and knee pain.
  • Discuss standardized assessment tools commonly used to determine baseline levels of hip ability/inability and/or pain, and describe hip pathologies, the characteristics of each and treatment protocols for rehabilitation.
  • List frequently used outcome measures for knee functions, as well as common soft-tissue injuries often presented for rehabilitation.
  • Describe methods for rehabilitation following acute phases, considerations when determining a plan of care, and variations in appropriate range of motion, resistance, strength training as well as functional training based on individual goals and personal outcomes.