The hips are the foundation of the spine and when they are balanced they provide a stable base for the structures above and below to pull from. In the class the therapist will cover kinesiology, assessment, treatment and pathology in order to better understand the hip complex and how it functions. This course will teach the therapist tools that will help them create treatment plans to help clients and athletes of all abilities and back grounds.
- Kinesiology - Understand the structure, muscle and movements of the hip. In this portion the student will gain the knowledge of basic kinesiology to understand the function of the hips.
- Assessment - Building off of the kinesiology and using a combined assessment of range of motion, postural assessment and observation the student will learn how to assess the athlete to better understand which muscle to address during the session.
- Treatment - Treatment covers soft tissue manipulation, fascial release, and joint mobilizations. Combining the Kinesiology and Assessment the therapist will be able to create a treatment design specific of the athlete.
- Pathology - Knowing when to treat and when not to treat is important. also knowing when out can be establish by understand the condition of the athlete and when how and what and why to treat.