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Biomechanics of the foot

OBJECTIVES:

  1. To understand a normal gait cycle
  2. To review the biomechanics of the foot and ankle
  3. To understand some common surgical pathologies and the impact on gait
  4. To discuss treatment options

Sonographic Approach To The Shoulder

OBJECTIVES:

1. To gain an understanding of the basics of ultrasound physics
2. To highlight some of the potential pitfalls of ultrasound in shoulder
3. To review basic shoulder anatomy related to the standard MSK ultrasound examination
4. To develop the basic skills for performing ultrasound examination of the shoulder

MSK Conditions and Pain

MSK Conditions and Pain in Breast Cancer

OBJECTIVES:

1. Describe the innervation and general anatomy of the breast
2. List the co-morbidities associated with the five standard breast cancer treatments
3. Classify post mastectomy pain syndrome into 4 primary etiologies
4. Recognize when a patient may benefit from an interventional procedure
physiotherapy clinic in edmonton

Physiotherapy Clinic in Edmonton

There are many great private physiotherapy clinics in Edmonton, Alberta representing a wide variety of approaches and experiences. While the quality of care provided at private physiotherapy clinics in Edmonton has dramatically improved over the last 10 years, I still run into people who are a little bit unsure that the time, energy and money that they are putting into their rehab is optimized.

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myofascial release massage

Benefits of Myofascial Release Massage

Myofascial Release – Myofascial Pain Therapy?

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder in which pressure on sensitive points in your muscles (trigger points) cause pain in the muscle as well as referred pain. The syndrome typically occurs after a muscle has been contracted repetitively or associated with stress-related muscle tension.
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sports physiotherapy

Sports Physiotherapy in Edmonton

What is Sports Physiotherapy?

Sports Physiotherapy is an area in rehabilitation that is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability. Many professional sports teams have sport specific physiotherapists on their payroll. But when it comes to amateur, city league, college/university, and youth level, most teams have very little rehab support.

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MSK Ultrasound

MSK ULTRASOUND: LECTURE & SCAN SERIES

OBJECTIVES:

1. Review the basics of ultrasound physics and knobology
2. Review sonographic anatomy of shoulder and elbow
3. Review sonographic pathology of shoulder and elbow

Continuum Model of Tendon Pathology

A REVIEW OF THE CONTINUUM MODEL OF TENDON PATHOLOGY

OBJECTIVES:

1. Provide an overview of tendon anatomy and physiology
2. Review scientific literature on tendon pathology with a focus on Jill Cook’s continuum model of tendon pathology
3. Outline concepts and future directions in the rehabilitation and treatment of tendon pathology

Nsaids and MSK Healing

NSAIDS AND MSK HEALING

OBJECTIVES:

1. Outline the mechanisms of action of NSAIDs and their adverse effects
2. Review the effect of NSAIDs on:
a. Bone healing
b. Tendon healing
c. Ligament healing

ankle impingement

OVERVIEW OF ANKLE IMPINGEMENT

OBJECTIVES:

1. Define impingement
2. Relevant foot and ankle anatomy
3. Types of ankle impingement
4. Etiology and mechanisms of impingement
5. Diagnosis and imaging modalities
6. Treatment
a. Conservative
b. Surgical
c. Injections