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Diagnostic Imaging 201 - 204
Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

4.0

  • Comprehend basic diagnostic ultrasound terminologies and definitions. 
  • Outline general diagnostic ultrasound equipment and image formation. 
  • Identify the normal sonographic appearance of muscle, tendon, ligament, bone, nerve and cartilage. 
  • Identify sonographic artifacts. 
  • Utilize diagnostic ultrasound in the assessments and diagnosis of common musculoskeletal conditions. 
  • Review normal anatomy of the shoulder 
  • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the shoulder 
  • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the shoulder 
  • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the shoulder 
  • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the shoulder 
  • Review normal anatomy of the ankle
  • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the ankle
  • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the ankle
  • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the ankle
  • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the ankle
  • Review normal anatomy of the knee
  • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the knee
  • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the knee
  • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the knee
  • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the knee

Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

AudioVisual Course

$48.00 USD

Biomechanics 225 - 228
4.0

  • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
  • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
  • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
  • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint
  • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
  • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
  • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
  • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
  • View video examples of different aspects of gait
  • Review the mechanics of the bridge exercise
  • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding the bridge exercise
  • Describe potential pitfalls in performing and prescribing the bridge exercise
  • Point out the differences of maintaining a "neutral spine" versus an increased or decreased lumbar lordosis
  • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics and optimize performance of the bridge exercise
  • describe a new, novel test to diagnose gluteus medius tears
  • explain the various functions of the gluteus maximus and medius
  • explore the effects of a resistance band around the knees on the gluteus maximus, quadricep and valgus angles on the knees during a back barbell squat
  • contrast gluteus medius resistance and rehabilitation exercises with respect to maximal recruitment
  • discuss electromyographic activity in the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and rectus femoris during the Monopodal Squat, Forward Lunge and Lateral Step-Up exercises

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

AudioVisual Course

$48.00 USD