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Home  >  Board Review Courses  >  KJD: Knee Junction Dilemma (KJD) - Lake Forest
Contact Hours : 16.00
Course Brochure

KJD: Knee Junction Dilemma (KJD) is organized by The Institute of Physical Art, Inc. (IPA) and will be held from May 18 - 19, 2019 at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center, Lake Forest, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Contact Hours.

Audience:
PT, PTA, OT, SPT
Attendees agree to utilize all skills of evaluation, assessment and treatment learned in this course to the extent allowed under the regulations of their professional practice act. By registering you acknowledge that your attendance does not represent authorization by the IPA, or any of its officers, to utilize any of the material learned which may lie outside of the strict interpretation of your practice act.

Course Purpose:
This course is a lab intensive introduction to the Functional Manual Therapy® system of management for the knee. Through lecture and demonstration, the participant will gain a better understanding of anatomical and biomechanical presentation of efficient knee function, and the interdependence between knee function and healthy motions of the foot/ankle and the hip.

With the recognition that the knee is greatly influenced by the motions of the entire lower extremity, the participants will be guided through functional evaluations and assessments to identify key dysfunctions of the lower extremity to better guide interventions aimed at enhancing knee function. The participants will first be guided through select interventions for the foot and ankle and the hip prior to systematically working through an extensive series of direct treatments to the knee and surrounding structures, all with a focus on restoring a more optimal state of function to the lower extremity.

Participants will be instructed to utilize the Functional Manual Therapy® clinical reasoning system for examination, evaluation, and development of a plan of care for management of the patient with decreased function secondary to mechanical capacity, neuromuscular function and motor control impairments of the knee. Through demonstration and supervised lab sessions, the participant will implement an appropriate plan of care, and utilize Functional Mobilization techniques to treat the identified dysfunctions. This course includes supervised and systematic pre and post functional and structural assessment to determine the effectiveness of the selected intervention.

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 970 870-9521
Email:
info@instituteofphysicalart.com

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Venue Address

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center
1200 N. Westmoreland Rd, Suite 200
Lake Forest, Illinois, United States of America

Official Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook,

1505 Lake Cook Rd,

Highland Park, Illinois, United States of America 60035,

+1 847-831-3338

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