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Rehabilitation - Chiropractic Assistant


Rehab 129
Hip Kinematics and General Rehab Considerations

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  • Appreciate the role of hip strength in governing kinematic variables and muscle activation during single-leg tasks
  • Defend the use of resistance training in a rehabilitation context with regards to its potential effects on: maximal strength, functional ability, alleviation of pain, and quality of life parameters
  • Recognize the effects of resistance band placement on gluteal muscle activation during two common exercises
  • Outline hip rehabilitation exercises that best activate gluteal muscles without simultaneously activating the antagonistic Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL) 
  • Analyze the relationship between the hamstring length and patellofemoral joint stresses

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 128

Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity


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  • Evaluate the long-term effect of exercise therapy in addition to patient education on a patient’s need for total hip replacement (THR)
  • Integrate clinical and laboratory research on the function and assessment of abductor muscles about the hip and pelvis 
  • Understand how hip weakness can potentially contribute to knee pain and altered running mechanics
  • Outline the nomenclature, definition, diagnosis, imaging and management of inguinal disruption (‘Sportsman’s Groin’) 
  • Assess the efficacy of exercise interventions for lateral ankle sprains, Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis 

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Rehab 127

Implement and Execute a Simple and Effective Active Rehab Program


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  • Recognize and document preferred outcomes that result from properly executed active care techniques
  • Establish rehab protocols for both cervical and lumbar conditions with suggested core exercise recommendations
  • Properly advance a patient through their customized exercise protocol in a systematized fashion
  • Identify and document progress on a routine visit basis for patients participating in active care rehab

Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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Rehab 126
Spinal Considerations of Radiculopathy, Hyperkyphosis, Cervical Impulsive Loads

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  • Identify how the sciatic nerve and adjacent nervous structures respond to tensioning and sliding techniques
  • Appraise the potential benefit of adding forward head posture corrective exercise to the management of lumbosacral radiculopathy
  • Compare clinical and muscle function outcomes of patients randomized to one of two early multimodal rehabilitation programs following single-level lumbar discectomy
  • Analyze the influence of neck strength and muscle activation status on resultant head kinematics after impulsive loading to the head/neck
  • Assess the efficacy of corrective exercise interventions for reducing thoracic hyper-kyphosis

Shawn Thistle, DC

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