Rehabilitation - Chiropractic Doctor

Rehab 128
Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity

1.0

  • 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 

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 126

Spinal Considerations – Radiculopathy, Hyperkyphosis, Cervical Impulsive Loads


1.0

  • 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

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 125
Spinal Stbilization & Rehabilitation Concepts

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  • Outline the relationship between exercise and brain health
  • Describe the evidence for the links between physical activity/exercise and brain function across the lifespan
  • Discuss the neurobiology of exercise
  • Assess whether exercise is neuroprotective or not
  • Summarize the effect of exercise on motor performance

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 124
Spinal Stabilization & Rehabilitation Concepts

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  • Illustrate the effects of external pelvic compression on the passive, active and neuromotor control systems of the lumbopelvic region and thigh
  • Summarize the importance of core stability assessment and rehabilitation in lumbosacral radiculopathy cases
  • Assess the differences in torso motion and muscle activity between elliptical trainer use and treadmill walking
  • Discover how even small amounts of daily exercise can positively impact patients with neck and shoulder pain
  • Critique and apply periodization concepts to rehabilitation for patients with non-specific low back pain

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 123
Active rehabilitation and exercise prescription

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  • Discuss a proposed model for the logical sequence of active rehabilitation
  • Review ‘the core’, its healthy functional role and how it is commonly changed in people with spinal and pelvic girdle pain syndromes
  • Describe core muscle activity during physical fitness exercises
  • Provide an introduction to dynamic neuromuscular (core) stabilization and athletic performance
  • Introduce the basics of exercise prescription

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 122
ACL Rehab and Injury Prevention, Patellofemoral Pain, Quadriceps and OA

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  • Apply contemporary rehabilitation strategies for anterior cruciate ligament patients
  • Illustrate the importance of proximal stability and rehabilitation in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Outline the relationship between quadriceps strength, proprioception and knee osteoarthritis
  • Discuss the potential value of gait retraining for improving lower limb biomechanics in runners with patellofemoral pain
  • Contrast lower extremity kinematics & muscle activation in patients with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 121
Neuroendocrine-Immune Responses to Exercise, Interval vs. Endurance, and other Training, Dehydration

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  • Outline the neuroendocrine-immune interactions and communication pertaining to exercise
  • Contrast sprint training with endurance training regarding performance adaptations and cardiac output
  • Identify the benefits and underlying mechanisms of agonist-antagonist paired set training for improving strength and power
  • Summarize the validity of dehydration signs, compared with body weight change, in marathon runners
  • Describe methods for developing maximal neuromuscular power

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 120
Exercise and Chronic Disease

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  • Compare slower treadmill walking on a moderate incline to faster walking with no incline for moderately obese adults patients
  • Summarize the current state of the literature on exercise interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Explain the utility of interval training for patients with coronary artery disease
  • Support the inclusion of resistance training in exercise programs for aging patients based on existing scientific research
  • Appraise various types of exercise for patients with metabolic syndrome

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 119
Exercise and Rehab

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  • Describe the Nordic Hamstring exercise and its potential applications for hamstring injuries
  • Summarize the state of the literature on exercise interventions for adolescent scoliosis
  • Integrate strength training with flexibility training to improve patient progress
  • Appraise the potential role of yoga in managing spinal conditions
  • Grade and recognize the state of the literature on physical and rehabilitation interventions for chronic non-specific low back pain

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 118
Spinal Exercise and Rehab

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  • Apply core exercise to facilitate improved lower limb mechanics in women
  • Recognize the connection between improved lumbar multifidus function and clinical improvement after spinal manipulation
  • Discuss the potential of full kinetic chain manual therapy treatment for hip osteoarthritis
  • Assess muscle activation and spinal loading profiles during common Kettlebell exercises
  • Describe specific exercises that could improve hip strength and mechanics in women with patellofemoral pain

Thistle, DC

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Rehab 117
Lunges, Squats, advanced Squats and Gluteal Exercises

2.0

  • Demonstrate the proper patient positioning for the lunge and squat exercises
  • Explain and show common problems with the lunge and squat exercises
  • Explain and show Dr cues for proper patient positioning of the lunge and squat exercises
  • Explain, evaluate, compare and demonstrate variations of the squat exercise, including ball squats, theraband squats, potty squats, squat shuffles
  • Explore and demonstrate how foot function and shoe type impacts squat and lunge activities
  • Introduce, explain and demonstrate proper and improper performance of additional, advanced gluteal activation exercises including the Texas walk, ball squats, drops, roman chair and 1 legged dead lifts

Waerlop/Allen, DC

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Rehab 116
Advanced Core Stabilization Concepts

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  • Recognize some of the common mistakes with conventional sit ups and how to correct them
  • View and narrate the ideal sit up
  • Recognize the importance of the brain and cortex in core training
  • Discuss how inhalation and exhalation affect muscular activity, and how to utilize this in training
  • Point out the pitfalls of abdominal hollowing and core training
  • Examine the importance of the thoracolumbar fascia
  • Analyze what cues to look for when evaluating a bench press exercise

Waerlop/Allen, DC

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Rehab 115 - 125
Course Group includes all Rehab Courses numbered 115 thru 125

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  • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Rehab 115 through Rehab 125

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Rehab 115
Core activation Training

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  • Discuss conventional situps and their pitfalls
  • Provide a logical rationale for core training
  • Explain and demonstrate a logical progression of exercises for core training, emphasizing skill, then endurance and strength

Waerlop/Allen, DC

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Rehab 114
Performance Theories and Core Training Concepts

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  • Explain the anatomical constituents of the core musculature
  • Consider implications of weak or inadequate core muscles
  • Emphasize the importance of the gluteal muscle group in rehabilitation
  • Illustrate common compensation patterns when individuals have weak core musculature with clinical examples
  • Explain the concept of neural adaptation
  • Review reciprocal inhibition and it's clinical application
  • Discuss physiological overflow and its clinical application

Waerlop/Allen, DC

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Rehab 113
Muscle metabolism in health and disease: hormones, maximizing mass

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  • Summarize the central role of muscle protein in whole-body metabolism and muscle mass
  • Outline the role of skeletal muscle metabolism in health and disease (such as diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis)
  • Describe the role of hormones for influencing muscle metabolism and health
  • Identify the catabolic and anabolic mediators of muscle metabolism
  • Specify ways to maximize muscle mass and metabolism to promote wellness

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 112
Cervical spine proprioception: anatomy, clinical use, spinal manipulation

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  • Outline the anatomy of cervical spine proprioception
  • Review clinical studies investigating cervical spine proprioception
  • Assess existing literature on the reliability of cervical spine joint position sense
  • Assess the effect of spinal adjustments/manipulation on cervical spine proprioception

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 111
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Spinal Cord and Head Injury Rehabilitation

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  • Identify the anatomy of upper motor neuron tract systems and discuss the functionality of upper motor neuron tract systems
  • Explain the effects of a spinal cord injury
  • Discuss the anatomy and functionality of regions of the brain
  • Describe complications post injury of brain and spinal cord injury
  • Describe standard treatment procedures prior to rehabilitation of brain and spinal cord injured patients
  • Explain the difference between neurological deficit rigidity versus disuse atrophy/spasm of spinal cord and head injured patients
  • Describe treatment options for rehabilitation of spinal cord and head injured patients
  • Explain treatment methods to transition C curve locomotion to S curve locomotion
  • Explain treatment methods for atrophy and spasm
  • Discuss most current curative research for spinal cord and head injured patients

Simon, DC

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Rehab 110
Whiplash and neck pain: manipulation vs mobilization, effect on muscle strength, thoracic spine manipulation

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  • Summarize the effect of whiplash on neck muscle strength
  • Discuss the effects of manipulation vs. mobilization on head and neck pain in whiplash patients
  • Assess the effects of thoracic manipulation in whiplash patients
  • Describe a study predicting the response of neck pain patients to neck strengthening exercise
  • Introduce the smooth pursuit neck torsion test and its application in whiplash disorders

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 109
Low back pain: health care utilization, predicting outcomes with spinal stabilization, spinal kinematics

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  • Describe the early health care utilization for occupational low back pain
  • Determine which factors are important in predicting outcome after a spinal stabilization exercise program
  • Assess lumbar disc surgery rates before and after implementation of nonsurgical spine clinics
  • Determine whether kinematic compromise can be used to predict spine loading in low back pain (LBP) patients under realistic lifting efforts in a workplace
  • Determine the effects of subacute LBP and limitation of the straight leg raise on lumbar and hip kinematics during sit-to-stand and its reverse

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 108
Spinal stabilization: muscular fatigue, muscles used in exercise, manipulation and functional restoration in low back pain

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  • Summarize the effect of training on the fatigue of multifidi muscles
  • Discuss which muscles are involved in stabilization exercises
  • Assess the relation between low back pain and clinical instability
  • Describe a study implementing manipulation and stabilization exercises for chronic LBP
  • Introduce the concept of functional restoration vs. physical therapy for LBP

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 107
Spinal stabilization and core strength: anatomy, principles and assessment

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  • Summarize the functional anatomy of core strength training
  • Discuss the principles of core strength
  • Develop an assessment of spinal stabilization
  • Distinguish specific evaluation tests for spinal stability

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Rehab 106
Cardiovascular Exercise: principles, mechanisms, training effects

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  • Illustrate basic principles of cardiovascular exercise
  • Discuss the mechanisms of cardiovascular responses to exercise
  • Discuss the acute effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system
  • Discuss the training effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system

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Rehab 105
Proprioception: definition, measurement, clinical rehabilitation

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  • Define proprioception and describe how it is measured
  • Discuss proprioception from a rehabilitative perspective
  • Examine ankle, knee and shoulder proprioception and rehabilitation
  • Examine spinal proprioception and sensorimotor training
  • Summarize rehabilitation recommendations for proprioceptive deficits

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 104
Strength training

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  • Identify and describe the major factors influencing muscular strength
  • Assess the chiropractic influences on strength
  • Identify and discuss the strength training principles
  • Illustrate components of a training session
  • Apply training principles into a practical strength program

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 103
Low back pain: long term course, movement impairments, sources of pain

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  • Describe the long term course of LBP
  • Describe neuromuscular impairments following LBP
  • Differentiate the effects of pain on the neuromuscular system
  • Discuss the models that explain the nature of motor problems with pain
  • Differentiate and discuss the potential sources of LBP

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 102
Spinal rehabilitation - hip vs spinal motion, exercise for neck disorders, neural adaptations to exercise

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  • Describe the contribution of hip vs. spinal motion
  • Distinguish poor motor patterns of hip and low back movements and what to do about it
  • Differentiate the role of exercise for neck disorders and determine what type of exercise works
  • Delineate the neural adaptations to exercise and apply towards rehabilitation
  • Describe current issues in low back rehabilitation (such as can low back tissues heal within a few weeks)

Smith, DC, PhD

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Rehab 101
Sensory motor control and rehabilitation, aerobic exercise for motor performance and back pain

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  • Review sensory-motor control and rehabilitation
  • Discuss aerobic exercise for LBP patients
  • Describe muscle training of the hip, abdominal and paraspinal muscles
  • Identify how aerobic exercise improves motor performance in the elderly
  • Distinguish the effects of different training styles on the cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscles

Smith, DC, PhD

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