This article provides an overview of the structures that make up the pelvic girdle. It summarises the main joints, their functions and ranges of motion; the associated common injuries and red-flag signs; and the necessary tests allowing you to make an accurate diagnosis of your patient’s pain. This article has been extracted from chapter 9 of the authors’ book Advanced Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists. Login or register a free account below to access the contents, key points and discussion questions that accompany the article.
Check out this quarter's most newsworthy and discussed pieces of research among your peers, on the topic of physical therapy. Register free below or sign in with an existing account, to access this beautifully designed... Read More
Catch up on this quarter's essential physical therapy research. Our Physical Therapy Journal Watch brings you all the most important journal discoveries with our own unique Co-Kinetic take-home messages. This is one of our most... Read More
In this article I’m going to look at how you can use your physical and manual therapy skills to generate revenue online, and discuss briefly why I think this is business-critical. There is a very... Read More
Hamstring injuries are common (may be up to 12% of sports injuries) and so you are likely to see many patients with these injuries. After reading Part 1 of this article you will have refreshed your knowledge of the anatomy and function of the hamstring muscles, as well as the common mechanisms and grades of injury. This will allow you to get the maximum benefit from Part 2, which discusses rehabilitation of hamstring injury.
Catch up on this quarter's essential massage therapy research. Our Massage Therapy Journal Watch brings you all the most important journal discoveries with our own unique Co-Kinetic take-home messages. This is one of our most popular sections of content aimed at saving you time and money not having to trawl the research journals!
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Having read Part 1 of this article, you will be aware of the complex and varied nature of conditions that Covid-19 survivors might face. Reading this article will enable you to assess all the needs of your patients and to prepare individualised rehabilitation programmes. Additionally, advice and ideas are provided to allow you to decide how best to deliver these programmes, whether in person or online, to minimise any spread of infection. Login or register a free account below to read this article in full (no subscription required) and download the 5 accompanying patient advice leaflets on various aspects of Covid-19 recovery.
In the UK we have been living in lockdown since 23 March 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people – an almost science-fiction-style scenario. Even with this devastating death toll, many more people are experiencing the disease and surviving. As time goes on we are beginning to discover the complications that recovered patients – particularly those who have spent time in ICU – are living with. This article, Part 1, discusses the many manifestations of Covid-19 and Part 2 discusses how to structure a rehabilitation programme for Covid-19 survivors (and also includes printable, downloadable patient rehabilitation resources). For full free access to both articles (and patient resources), no subscription required, just login or register a free account below.
When I published the last issue of Co-Kinetic, we had just smacked headlong into the wall of Covid-19 and here we are three months later, a little battered and bruised, but hopefully having had the opportunity to take a good long look at our businesses and make some much-needed changes...
Check out this quarter's most newsworthy and discussed pieces of research among your peers, on the topic of physical therapy. Register free below or sign in with an existing account, to access this beautifully designed interactive infographic including hyperlinks to each piece of research and Altmetric profile (no subscription required). It also makes for an eye-catching piece of artwork for your clinic walls :)
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