Connecting Hip & Foot Function

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Lesson Plan

Please join Courtney Conley and Joseph LaVacca as they host an interactive webinar discussing the biomechanics, assessment and treatment of lower extremity dysfunction. They will be taking a kinetic chain approach centered around the hip and foot. At the end of the course, you will be able to better understand biomechanics, clinical tests, and advanced treatment options that you will be able to immediately incorporate into your practice.

Learn easy practical solutions for patients and clients

  • Introduction to Fascial Slings
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Literature Review
  • Joint Centration
  • Corrective Strategies for Hip
  • Corrective Strategies for Foot
  • Integration Strategies

Duration: 52 minutes

Instructor


Courtney Conley, DC & Joe LaVacca, DPTCourtney Conley, DC & Joe LaVacca, DPT

Dr. Conley graduated Magna Cum Laude from the National University of Health Sciences with a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2003. She also holds a B.S in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Maryland. Dr. Conley currently owns and operates Total Health Solutions in 2 locations Golden, Colorado and Lakewood, Colorado. Dr. Conley specializes in working with endurance athletes improving function and performance. She particularly enjoys working with the triathlete and ultra distance running communities with a special interest in foot and gait biomechanics. Her extensive continuing education has been focused around foot assessment, lower extremity biomechanics, and gait analysis. She recently began doing virtual foot and gait consultations via www.gaithappens.com in order to help people across the globe improve their foot and gait mechanics. Joe is an experienced outpatient orthopedic clinician who graduated from Sacred Heart University with his Bachelor of Exercise Science Degree in 2008, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. Joe began his career with Sports PT of NY where he was facility manager of their Midtown location for several years. Since that time Joe has obtained certifications in movement screens for both the FMS and SFMA, Functional Strength Coaching, as well as Fascial Movement Taping and Performance Movement Techniques through RockTape. Furthermore, he has successfully completed his Board Exam to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Joe is interested in education and injury prevention with a strong passion for teaching and has served as a mentor for many student physical therapists from prestigious academic institutions. Through prior teaching experiences with nationally recognized CEU providers he has frequently traveled throughout the country to teach healthcare practitioners about Kinesiology Taping and Movement Assessment Principles. Like his counterparts, Joe prides himself in staying current in the most up-to-date evidence-based research, and has experience in Maitland-Based Manual Treatments, Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Kinesiology Taping and movement assessment/performance screening which allows him to give individualized care to each of his patients.

Top Down. Bottom Up. Connecting Hip and Foot Function