Location (TBA- Nicosia)
Instructor: Liran Lifshitz MSc
This workshop is suitable for orthopaedic physiotherapists who operate in hospitals, clinics, or sports team’s settings that provide Hip and Groin-related treatment solutions to professional and amateur athletes, as well as related general outpatient services.
It focuses on the hip joint, the pelvis, and the groin, which is typically a key area of challenge both in terms of diagnosis and subsequent treatments.
This workshop is based on clinical and academic knowledge acquired over the last 25 years and incorporates up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of current studies.
At the same time, the workshop is largely practical, allowing attendees to experience clinical testing, manual treatments, taping, and a vast number of exercises for this area.
In this course, participants will be exposed to the latest research and professional literature and will receive a great number of practical tools for diagnosing and treating hip and groin pain.
About the lecturer
Liran Lifshitz MSc PT is a leading professional physiotherapist with over 25 years of experience. He is the Israeli national team football Physiotherapist for the last decade; the founder of Physio & More clinic in Tel-Aviv; the founder of Physio Academy in Tel Aviv (a professional courses centre), a high-profile lecturer with local and international experience.
Special Hip and Groin specialization: Liran is a full-time clinician and over the years, Liran has accumulated vast experience treating those injuries amongst professional athletes, amateurs, and others. Since 2002 he designed and delivered approximately 45 post-graduate courses that concentrate on hip and groin chronic pain management, taping, and sports injuries. These courses are instructed to physiotherapists who work in private clinics, institutes, and hospitals and comprise lectures and practical workshops. Most recently, Liran taught a master's course on hip and groin at the University of Haifa. The subject of his 2007 MA thesis addressed chronic groin pain management in professional athletes.
The speaker has also shared his subject-matter-expertise internationally. Liran's international engagements include lecture/workshops for the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy ("ISHA") conference held in Melbourne Australia, a workshop in a Bangkok private hospital, taping workshops for physiotherapy students in New York University, online webinars on rehabilitation after hip arthroscopy, presentation to the medical committee of UEFA, various international conferences in Israel and more.
Day 1 (09:00-1700)
Introduction to the hip and groin overview of diagnostic challenge, differential diagnosis, classifications, epidemiology, etiology and consensus statement – lecture.
Adductor-related groin pain- symptoms, functional anatomy, clinical examinations, manual therapy and exercises program - lecture and practical workshop
Iliopsoas related groin pain- symptoms, functional anatomy, clinical examinations, manual therapy and exercises program - lecture and practical workshop.
Inguinal related groin pain (sports hernia)- symptoms, functional anatomy, clinical examination, manual therapy and exercises program- lecture and practical workshop.
Summary, discussion and questions
Day 2 (09:00-1700)
FAIS- Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome- pathology, epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, red flags, and consensus statements – lecture.
A systematic and structured approach to the clinical examination of the hip joint- lecture and practical workshop.
Conservative treatment of the hip joint: manual therapy and exercises- lecture and practical workshop
Rehabilitation after hip arthroscopy: From the first stage to return to sport- - lecture and practical workshop.
Taping to the hip and groin: Kinesio Tape, rigid tape and pre tape- practical workshop
Live patient presentation (1-2 patients as time allows): Examination and treatment.
Summary, discussion, and questions.
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