presented by Eric Hegedus
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Eric Hegedus, PT, DPT, MHSc, OCS, CSCS
Dr. Eric J Hegedus has had a notable 21-year career as a leader and innovator in physical therapist education, research, and clinical practice and is founding Chair of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Department at High Point University. Dr Hegedus also is founder and director of Targeted Enhanced Athletic Movement (TEAM). TEAM is a community-based…Read full bio
1. Common Pathologies
Recognize the most common knee/thigh pathologies seen in musculoskeletal practice. Understand the etiology behind each of the pathologies.
2. Treatment Classifications
Recognize the proposed benefit to classifying knee disorders and treatments by similarity. Understand that classifications do not need to be mutually exclusive.
3. Local Interventions
Describe evidence behind concordant based interventions targeted to the primary impairment. Demonstrate knee/thigh oriented movement based techniques. Demonstrate knee/thigh specific stretching and strengthening techniques.
4. Regional Interventions
Outline and demonstrate the adjunctive techniques used to target the secondary or regional contributors to the primary impairment. Understand that injuries to the knee and thigh particularly demand a regional approach.
5. Global Interventions
Review and apply techniques used to target global issues. Understand the need for addressing the human as a whole and not an injury.