Held on Tuesday 7 November at the InterContinental, Wellington. From 9am - 1pm.
Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Sacro-Iliac Joint Incompetence/Pelvic Girdle Pain, Discal and facet sources
Common presentations of back conditions and the anatomy
Sorting out the possible pain drivers
Functional anatomy of the SIJ, lumbar spine and hip
Clinical Diagnosis including best imaging techniques
Initial treatment including bracing/taping/ specialised physical therapy/ exercise therapy, what and when
Injection therapies: which injections, when, how and why.
When to consider surgery and types of surgery
After injection, following -up after specialised physiotherapy, after injections and return to sport considerations
Questions and Course Wrap up: This course aims to cover the basics for physicians, surgeons and physiotherapists who deal with back pain and leg pain.
Held on Tuesday 7 November at the InterContinental, Wellington. From 2pm - 5pm.
Pre-requisites: must have completed the introductory course in person OR online
We will review the patho-anatomy of the SIJ, pubis and hip
We will look at the accommodative strategies that are employed with SIJ Lumbar spine and hip mechanical issues
We will then discuss the strategies required to unwind these and treat the underlying issue.
Muscle enthesopathies around the pelvis
Neural compression around the pelvis as a secondary consequence of the altered muscle function
The SIJ Influence on rib ring dysfunction: is it the SIJ driving the rib? Or the rib ring dysfunction driving the SIJ?
Co-existent lumbar spine and hip issues
Detailed discussion regarding the muscular components of lumbo-pelvic stability.
When is it intra-pelvic?
Treating combinations of Lumbar spine, SIJ and hip Questions and course Wrap up