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Running Rehabilitation:

Apr 28 - Apr 29 @ All Day
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An Integrative Approach to the Examination and Treatment of the At Risk Runner

A functional and biomechanical approach to examination and treatment of the at risk or injured runner will be presented during this 2 day seminar. A thorough review of the anatomy and biomechanics of running and walking is emphasized so as to understand normal mechanics and subsequent identification of dysfunction and/or compensation. Topic areas will include: functional anatomy and biomechanics of the lower extremity as it relates to gait, muscular and joint influences of pathomechanics, examples of common running dysfunctions, case studies with video evidence and therapeutic exercises designed to specifically address identified areas of weakness. Information provided is based on current, best evidence. The heavy lab component of this course involves the clinical evaluation of joint and soft tissue dysfunction as they contribute to altered mechanics and injury. Treatment strategies including but not limited to manual techniques and sport specific exercise instruction designed to return the runner to pre-injury training will also be presented. Time will be allotted for the discussion of appropriate footwear prescription. Throughout this 2 day event, video evidence will be utilized to highlight key points of interest.


EVENT LOCATION:

OrthoSport Hawaii Physical Therapy & Aquatic Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy Clinic
5722 Kalanianaole Hwy
Honolulu, HI 96821

INSTRUCTOR:
Steve Vighetti, MPT, CSCS, MTC, FAAOMPT

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY:

Steve Vighetti graduated from The Institute of Physical Therapy, now the University of St Augustine, in 1997 where he was awarded the Stanley Paris and Catherine Patla Award for Excellence in Manual Therapy. Since that time, he has completed the Manual Therapy Certification and the Orthopaedic Fellowship Program. An avid runner with a marathon personal best of 2:46 set at Boston, Steve really began to focus his attention on running injuries and injury prevention almost 10 years ago. He currently works with runners, cyclists and triathletes in the St Augustine and surrounding communities. Steve recently purchased a health club where he owns and operates his own, cash based physical therapy practice. Originally from outside of Philadelphia, Steve currently resides in St. Augustine with his amazing wife and two beautiful children.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

CONTACT INFORMATION:

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
1-800-241-1027 x1400
REGISTRATION:

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
1-800-241-1027 x1400


Advertising Disclaimer:
This course is an advertisement and is not sponsored by HAPTA. HAPTA does not guarantee that the course listed is approved for CCUs by the State of Hawaii. Please contact the course sponsor or check with the Board of PT at DCCA for verification by calling (808) 586-3000.

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