Treatment of the hypertonic muscles using specific modalities of MET
Demonstration of Muscle firing patterns for Gmax and Gmed
Gmax & Gmed and their relationship to lower/upper limb pain
Muscle weakness testing
Neurological screening – lower limb
Specific Gmax and Gmed exercises
Anterior rotation of the innominate correction
Screening of the hip joint
Introduction – Chapter one – case study of patient presenting with shoulder pain. Discussion of fascial slings, form and force closure. Linking the gait cycle to pain and dysfunction to the shoulder complex.
Functional Anatomy of the Gmax, hip extension firing pattern assessment
Functional Anatomy of the Gmed, hip abduction firing pattern assessment. Case study of Gmed and QL.
Differential diagnosis of weakness inhibition to the Glutes – Anterior muscles, nerves and capsules.
Functional Anatomy & assessment of the Iliopsoas, rectus femoris, adductors and TFL
Treating the causes of weakness inhibition – Soft tissue techniques – soft tissue release (STR) and muscle energy techniques (METs)
Screening the hip joint and discuss the relationship to the lower back, pelvis and knee
Maximising the gluteals through functional and specific exercise protocol. Chapter 12
16.15 – 16.30
Recap of day, Certificates, Further training and course dispersal.