Physical Therapy: Hip Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment

16.00
Online
About this Course

Learning Objectives


  • Describe anatomy associated with hip osteoarthritis (OA).
  • Define the symptoms, physiology, diagnosis, and prevalence of degenerative osteoarthritis of the hip.
  • Be able to discuss the relationship between physical impairments and movement patterns during gait in patients with end-stage hip OA.
  • Describe the effect of therapeutic exercise for hip OA pain.
  • Describe treatment parameters for physical therapy treatment of hip OA.
  • Describe the total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedure including the difference between surgical approaches.
  • Describe physical therapy treatment protocols following a THA.
  • Describe other surgical procedures used to treat hip OA including the hip resurfacing procedure.
  • Describe physical therapy treatment plans following hip resurfacing.
  • Describe surgical outcomes following surgical procedures to treat hip OA.
  • Discuss supplements often used by patients for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
  • Discuss prevention strategies to decrease the prevalence of hip OA


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Physical Therapy: Hip Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment

16.00
About this Course

Learning Objectives


  • Describe anatomy associated with hip osteoarthritis (OA).
  • Define the symptoms, physiology, diagnosis, and prevalence of degenerative osteoarthritis of the hip.
  • Be able to discuss the relationship between physical impairments and movement patterns during gait in patients with end-stage hip OA.
  • Describe the effect of therapeutic exercise for hip OA pain.
  • Describe treatment parameters for physical therapy treatment of hip OA.
  • Describe the total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedure including the difference between surgical approaches.
  • Describe physical therapy treatment protocols following a THA.
  • Describe other surgical procedures used to treat hip OA including the hip resurfacing procedure.
  • Describe physical therapy treatment plans following hip resurfacing.
  • Describe surgical outcomes following surgical procedures to treat hip OA.
  • Discuss supplements often used by patients for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
  • Discuss prevention strategies to decrease the prevalence of hip OA