Lower Limb Tendons – from Assessment to Rehab

Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th March Assessment, Lower limb, Sports Medicine, Tendon Physio Network
University of Melbourne (Parkville Campus) $650 early bird until 14th February, $700 after

This two day course will be held at University of Melbourne (Parkville Campus), Nona Lee Sports Centre.

This course is valid for 16 hours of CPD points.

Early bird ends 14th February. Code: EARLYBIRDEBONIE


Spend the weekend with one of the current top researchers in tendon assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. Ebonie Rio has worked alongside Jill Cook, Lorimer Moseley, Craig Purdam and Sean Docking who have all been responsible for some ground-breaking research for treatment of lower limb tendons in the past 10 years.

Ebonie has worked with the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Ballet Company, Australian Ballet School, Melbourne Heart Football Club, Alphington Sports Medicine Centre, Victorian Institute of Sport, 2006 Commonwealth Games, 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics, 2012 London Paralympics, 18 months travelling with Disney’s The Lion King stage show (Melbourne and Shanghai tour).

From attending this weekend course you should expect to walk away with a clearer direction of:

  1. Diagnosis of a lower limb tendinopathy
  2. Subjective assessment of tendinopathy – what cues to look for and when to know a test is a false positive
  3. Objective assessment of a lower limb tendinopathy including tips and tricks of exactly what will guide your diagnosis and what risk factors to look out for
  4. Differential diagnosis around lower limb tendinopathy focusing on foot and ankle, knee and knowledge or red herrings in your assessment
  5. Who gets tendon pain? Clinical presentations of tendon pain and understanding the difference between nociception and pain using the biopsychosocial model
  6. When to use imaging with tendons
  7. Rehabilitation of tendon pain including how to settle pain and tips and tricks to use in your clinical treatment
  8. Treatment methods of a lower limb tendinopathy
  9. Isometrics? Eccentrics? HRT? The most up-to-date exercise regimes and their effectiveness in treating tendinopathy
  10. Appropriate strength training and how to progress the rehabilitation of a tendinopathy
  11. Problem tendons: What to do? How to treat? Adjunct therapies?

This course will be held at University of Melbourne (Parkville Campus, Nona Lee Sports Centre) on the 14th-15th of March 2020.

The course will run from 8.30-5 on Saturday and 9-5 on Sunday.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided on both days. Please note any dietary requirements in the notes section when booking the course.

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