Module B

COURSE DESCRIPTION

3 days hands on workshop covering recapitulation of functional assessment of Shoulder, elbow and wrist, Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of those joints, interpretation of active, passive and resisted test, advance treatment techniques for inert structures and contractile structures, and intra articular Injections and infiltration techniques where necessary. ETGOM standardized assessment form would be described in detailed with guideline to complete the form to conclude with a valid diagnosis.

In this module Musculoskeletal Ultrasound would be used to determine the soft tissue structures during diagnosis and differential diagnosis and also would be used to guide the injection protocol.

CURRICULUM

Module B : Lumber Spine & S-I Joint

Day : 01

  • Specific history taking
  • General history
  • Inspection : what is relevant ?
  • Basic functional examination : how to reach, in a valid and practical way, a diagnosis and differential diagnosis, respecting red flags
  • Accessory examination
  • (ir)relevance of palpation and other diagnostic procedures

Day : 02

  • Specific indications and contraindications of manipulative techniques ; techniques with and without traction component
  • Specific indications and contraindications of mechanical traction techniques
  • Specific indication and contraindications of self treatment exercises
  • Creating a treatment strategy with incorporation of prophylactic and self treatment Mechanisms of spontaneous cure procedures

Day : 03

  • Accessory SI pain provocation examination
  • Clinical reasoning by using a standardized examination protocol incorporating links to McKenzie and other manual therapy approaches : how to reach a diagnosis and differential diagnosis ; is there any compatibility between different methods ?
  • Non-mechanical disorders : discover the yellow and red flags
  • Differential diagnosis with SI-joint and hip problems
  • Indications for epidural local anaesthesia and nerve block