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Physical Therapist

Rehab 173-175

Tendinopathy of the Extensor Apparatus of the Knee, Fractures in the Growing Knee in Children and Adolescents, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries


Tendinopathy of the Extensor Apparatus of the Knee


  • Define and differentiate tendinopathies of the extensor apparatus of the knee
  • Become familiar with Osgood-Schlatter lesions including diagosis, imaging, differential diagnosis and management
  • Describe the conservative and surgical management of patellar and quadriceps tendinopathy
  • Outline a therapy protocol for patellar tendonitis
  • Become familiar with conditions that cause anterior knee pain in children

Fractures in the Growing Knee in Children and Adolescents


  • Describe the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the growing knee
  • Review examination techniques of the injured immature knee
  • Describe and differentiate specific fractures of the knee including their management, complications and outcomes
  • Outline and define imaging techniques
  • Become familiar with surgical techniques for fractures in the growing knee

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries


  • Review anatomy and biomechanics of the ACL
  • Explore risk factors and injury patterns for the ACL
  • Become familiar with treatment options and outcomes for ACL repair
  • Describe various surgical techniques for ACL reconstruction
  • Outline postop rehabilitation protocols and discuss outcomes following ACL surgery

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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$108.00 USD

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