Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint

This film is professionally directed and produced to maximize the visual and educational appeal. Purchase the convenient, effective online training with the DVD and you will receive instant online access to the course material and the video based education. We ship you the DVD for self study offline or to train groups of professionals. Complete the online course, take the course test and print your certificate instantly. A great way to supplement your hands on continuing education courses!

Online Continuing Education Course

  • Professional film designed with interactive menus and instructional video
  • Can be purchased and used separately from the online continuing education course for physical therapists and occupational therapists.
  • Share among teams of therapists, Call for a group rate.
Online Continuing Education Course for PT, OT, PTA and COTA
  • Delivers medical content, medical illustrations, medical animations to PC, Mac, Smartphone or tablet
  • Provides continuing medical education online course credit for PT, PTA, OT, COTA licensing requirements
  • Instant access upon purchases, a 70% or greater test course allows course certificate to be printed online.
  • Online continuing education test can be taken as many times as need to achieve 70% or greater test score

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Online Continuing Education Course Objectives


    This course provides detailed description of hip physical examination testing, including how to rule out the other lumber spine and SI joint/pelvic girdle as potential generators. The DVD/online and supplemental written material provide the clinician with the great detail on how to perform an examination of the hip joint, the tests to implement, what patients they should be performed on, what entails a positive (or negative test) and the diagnostic accuracy of such tests. Another great feature of this material is the interventions shown and described. The clinician can clearly see how to perform manual therapy, stretching, and strengthening techniques as they apply to the hip pain patient. Detailed information regarding [rper set up, hand placement, technique re-assessment and EMG values (exercises) are give on order for the clinician to make informed decisions on which interventions are most clinically applicable on their various forms.

    This course is designed for the participant to review all of the videos and written material and then practice the techniques. Spend an hour performing an overview of the reference material with a more intensive review of 2-3 articles. This will assist you with correlating the presented material to the evidence based resources. Articles utilized in the post test are highlighted in the reference area, view the articles on web by typing in the complete line of reference.

    Course Objectives

    • Identify how to perform a Differential Diagnosis examination to rule out the Lumbar Spine, SI Joint and stress fractures when assessing for specific hip diagnosis.
    • Discuss the definitions of diagnostic accuracy when reviewing the efficacy of specific examination and treatment approaches in relation to the hip joint.
    • Identify how to enhance examination skills by performing differential diagnostic tests to determine the underlying mechanisms of hip dysfunction and pain. Ruling out: poor alignment, hip intra-articular pathology, hip intra-articular/instability pathology, impingement labral tears, muscle dysfunction and gluteal tendinopathy.
    • Describe the steps to perform appropriate joint mobilization techniques for the hip joint dysfunction.
    • Develop evidence based rehabilitation programs for specific dysfunctions that are based on current scientific literature.
    • Identify how to utilize the information in research articles to perform the most effective tests and develop evidence based rehab programs.

Professional Value of the Film

OT PT Online Continuing Education Course with a DVD

  • An advanced educational program featuring examination and treatment techniques of the hip joint.
  • DVD provides an continual contribution to your professional development, not just a one time CEU usage
  • Share the DVD with a collegue or group of collegues, they can purchase just the CEU online home study portion and save money


Featured Medical Educator

Michael P. Reiman, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAAOMPT, CSCS is an assistant professor of physical therapy at Duke University Medical Center. As a clinician Dr. Reiman has over 20 years of experience in assessing, rehabilitating, and training athletes, clients, and patients at various levels of ability. He received his doctoral degree in physical therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2007. In addition to his certifications as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, Dr. Reiman is a manual therapy fellow through the American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapists (having completed a 2 and one year fellowship program), is a USA Weightlifting level 1 coach and a USA Track and Field level 1 coach. Dr. Reiman has co-written the only textbook on functional testing, Functional Testing in Human Performance, written eight book chapters on orthopedic examination/intervention and training for strength, power, and endurance. He has also written multiple articles in such journals as the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, and Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, as well as having served as special guest editor for a special issue on the hip joint in the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. Dr. Reiman currently serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation and is a reviewer for multiple orthopedic and sports related journals. Dr. Reiman presents on various levels of assessment and treatment methods at national, regional, and local conferences and actively participates in research regarding various testing methods for orthopedic examination/intervention and human performance. His current research and presentation interests focus on performance enhancement, low back/hip pain, and evidence based examination/intervention of the hip joint. He continues to practice clinically on various sports and orthopedic-related injuries. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting Association, and USA Track and Field Association

Continuing Education Course Purchase Options

DVD only

Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint - Step by step discussion and narration of twenty six examination techniques followed by thirt one treatment techniques - Expert Narration by Michael P Reiman PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAAOMPT, CSCS
$ 89.95

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DVD Shipment and Instant Online Access to Course Material for 365 days, New ! Downloadable Course Manual PDF, Videos, Online Test and Printable Course Certificate with State Specific CEU approval - Most popular option!
$ 175.00
DVD and Online10.0 hrs

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