You are now viewing our public site. Back to Dashboard

Movement Links: Systematic Evaluation of the Lower Quarter

presented by Clare Frank

Accrediting Body:

Target Audience:

Levels:
Disclosure Statement:

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

MedBridge is committed to accessibility for all of our subscribers. If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact support@medbridgeed.com. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner.

Accreditation Check:
In this course, Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT, will demonstrate the importance of a systematic and structured evaluation of posture, muscle length and movement patterns on a patient with scapular and thoracic deficits. The course draws relationships between the source and cause (impairments and contributing factors) responsible for creating the dysfunction and covers the clinical reasoning behind each test, as well as specific dysfunctions to consider while conducting each test.

Meet Your Instructor

Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Frank is a board certified specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) and a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT). She currently serves as a clinical instructor for both the Spine and Sports Rehabilitation Fellowship programs at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles. She has served on the Injury Prevention and Rehab…

Read full bio

Chapters & Learning Objectives

Download Learning Objectives

1. An Introduction to the Functional/Neuromuscular Approach

In this chapter, Dr. Frank describes the underlying premises of musculoskeletal pain, common causes of impairments, differences between cause and source, the role of the sensorimotor system in coordinating stability-mobility continuum, and the relationship between movement patterns and muscle balance.

2. Lower Quarter Evaluation

In this chapter, Dr. Frank describes the structured exam from a movement system perspective, she performs an examination and confirms impairments through careful assessment of muscle length and movement pattern.

3. Lower Quarter Structured Exam - Demonstrations and Findings

This chapter provides in-depth demonstrations that exemplify the importance of home exercises and treatment. Dr. Frank informs participants on how to prioritize treatment strategies and provide daily activity modifications based on the patient's presentation.

More Courses in this Series

Movement Links: Neuromuscular Rehabilitation of the Upper Quarter

Presented by Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT

Movement Links: Neuromuscular Rehabilitation of the Upper Quarter

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.
In this course, Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT, will demonstrate the importance of a systematic & structured evaluation of posture, muscle length and movement patterns on a patient with scapular and thoracic. The course will draw relationships between the source and cause (impairments and contributing factors) responsible for creating the dysfunction. The course will cover the clinical reasoning behind each test, as well as specific dysfunctions to consider while conducting each test. Emphasis is put on providing patient education and treatment strategies that align with the patient’s daily activities.

View full course details

Sign up to receive exclusive content from industry leading instructors.

Send us feedback

Email