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The Hip Joint: Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Approach
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The Hip Joint: Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Approach

CPTA Pre-Conference Course

When: Friday, September 15, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
Room 7A
San Diego, CA  92101
United States
Presenter: Yousef Ghandour, PT, MOMT, FAAOMPT
Contact: Rita Pierson
(916) 929-2782 x105

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Course Description

This practical and comprehensive course integrates anatomy, biomechanics and neurology in a functional approach. This clinical pearls packed day, includes discussion, demonstration and lab of progressive approach to evaluating and training the lumbar and hip joint musculature. This course includes Dynamic Soft Tissue Mobilization and Joint/ articular mobilization using mobilization belts and wedges. A comprehensive assessment of the hip joint, lumbar, hip muscles rotators will be addressed. Also, discussing Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI), treatment rational, demonstration and treatment.

Mr. Ghandour will utilize manual, tactile and verbal techniques to facilitate cueing and optimize muscular recruitment to initiate stabilization progression. The participants will be able to take the knowledge learned in this one-day course and apply it immediately to their patients and clients. This course is 30% lecture and 70% hands-on lab

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy of the hip joint
  • Describe the biomechanics of the hip joint – neutral and 90/90
  • Review of literature – Labrum and capsular dysfunction
  • Describe the relationship between the muscles of the hip joint and Lumbar spine
  • Describe components of lumbar instability and Hip deficiency
  • Perform a limited functional screening of Lumbar spine and Hip Joint
  • Perform Dynamic Soft Tissue Mobilization to selected hip muscles
  • Perform treatment:
    o Dynamic Soft tissue mobilization
    o Joint mobilization Techniques/ belting techniques
  • Discuss Hip Joint exercises progression
  • Discuss Manual Therapy Approach to unload anterior hip impingement
  • Discuss the progression of concentric and eccentric exercise progression



Yousef Ghandour, PT, MOMT, FAAOMPT






Approved for 7.5 contact hours or 0.75 CEUs


San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive, Room 7A
San Diego, CA 92101


Registration received by September 1, 2017

$250 APTA  members
$400 Non-members


Add $100 for late registration.


All cancellation requests must be received in writing – no exceptions. A full refund, less 20% service fee, if cancellation is received 14 days prior to the start of the course. No refunds after September 1, 2017.