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Fundamentals of Musco - Skeletal Examination and Assessment 2 days,  16 hours CPD Course 

On

Tuesday 12th December and Wednesday 13th December 

At 

Sports Therapy Scotland , Pain Treatment Clinic

1186 Argyle St

Finnieston

Glasgow 

G3 8TE

0141 334 1223

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Who is eligible ?

      Any therapist who works with clients in a clinical environment, Personal Trainers or any exercise professional with an interest in Examination and assessment protocols. However please note this course does not give anyone who does not already have their own therapist practitioner status / insurance currently in place the ability assess clients with MSK complaints. Please check with your own current insurance company if you are unsure.

      To ensure maximum candidate experiential learning we only take 8 candidates on this 2 day 16 hours course the investment is £345.00 This course will cover the theory and practical elements of Musco-skeletal examination and assessment and is suitable for therapists and trainers who wish to have a structuredprocess / menu to follow when assessing clients.

      David Jenkins who delivers this course has been a lead examiner in Sports Therapy Diploma final examinations for over 10 yearsin both Scotland and England. David also has over 15 years  experience working full-time in professional football, martial arts , Ice hockey and now in private practice within ourtwo Clinics inStirling and Glasgow. Our therapists use these tried and tested protocols on a daily basis with clients within these clinics. The MSK Examination and Assessment course will be theoretical but mainly practical and finishes with an assessment using the protocols on one of the areas covered during the 2 days .

      The course consists of the assessment of the following areas both joint and surrounding musculature,- Ankle, Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Elbow and Hand. A sound working knowledge of anatomy is required to attend and if you are unsure get in touch and we will advise pre-reading literature. A guideline would be anatomical landmarks, origins and insertions of main muscle groups covering the joints listed above. 


Protocols - 

      Joint Testing  - Anatomical range of movement, actively, passively and resisted testing.

      Muscle Testing - How to perform muscle testing on the muscles passing over the joint being assessed and what position the muscle should be tested.

      Palpation - anatomical landmark, where and why palpate. 

      Ligament testing - Testing of the ligaments surrounding the joint being assessed. 

      Special Tests - when to apply these - e.g. Trendelenberg, Apleys, and many more. 

      Functional Testing.

      A hard copy Course manual will be provided detailing the areas to be assessed and the structures involved. Position of the joints / limbs during testing will also be in the manual. Please get in touch if you have any questions about attending this course.







 

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