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Hip Osteoarthritis and Home Exercise

Course #: 03-997

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Many patients with hip Osteoarthritis (OA) have motion pain resulting from joint contracture. Motion pain seems to improve with exercise therapy, whereas pain during walking caused by subchondral bone exposure on the joint surface may need surgery. The goal of this CEU course is to investigate the effectiveness of Pericapsular Soft Tissue and Realignment (PSTR) exercise for patients with OA of the hip, including those with Harris Hip Scores (HHS) below 60 points.

 

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the main cause of joint contracture.

2.  Identify the type of pain that seems to improve with exercise therapy.

3.  Summarize how partial or total loss of cartilage is related to hip pain.

CEU Course Syllabus

  Hip Osteoarthritis Overview
  0.20 Contact Hours  
  Interventional Exercise
  0.20 Contact Hours
  Intervention Outcomes
  0.30 Contact Hours
  Follow up Statistics and Analysis  
  0.30 Contact Hours

 

Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level:  Intermediate

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