Clear the cobwebs of confusion when diagnosing the source of pain in the lower extremity. Learn medical reasons in addition to musculoskeletal causes to resolve the "plateau" in treatment with knowledge of differential diagnosis.
Course created on June 15, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/3.0; AL/3.0; AR/3.0; AZ/3.0; BOC/3.0; CA/3.0; CO/3.0; CT/3.0; DC/3.0; DE/3.0; FL/3.0; GA/3.0; HI/3.0; IA/3.0; IACET/0.3; ID/3.0; IL/3.0; IN/3.0; KS/3.0; MA/3.0; ME/3.0; MI/3.0; MO/3.0; MS/3.0; MT/3.0; NC/3.0; ND/3.0; NE/3.0; NH/3.0; NY/3.0; OK/3.0; OR/3.0; PA/3.0; RI/3.0; SC/3.0; SD/3.0; TN/3.0; TX/3.0; UT/3.0; VA/3.0; VT/3.0; WA/3.0; WI/3.0; WY/3.0
- After this course, participants will be able to list two conditions each for hip, knee, ankle foot conditions for musculoskeletal differential diagnosis.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two conditions each for hip, knee, and ankle for medical differential diagnosis.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify five red flags for systemic reasons of hip, knee, and ankle pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two vascular and two oncologic causes of lower extremity pain.
|0-30 Minutes||Red flags, hip musculoskeletal differential diagnosis|
|30-60 Minutes||Systemic causes of buttock and thigh pain|
|60-90 Minutes||Groin pain (musculoskeletal and systemic causes)|
|90-120 Minutes||Knee pain (musculoskeletal causes and systemic causes); Red flags for knee pain|
|120-150 Minutes||Ankle pain (musculoskeletal and systemic causes for ankle pain|
|150-180 Minutes||Oncologic, GI, and vascular causes of lower extremity pain; Guidelines for physician referral|
Dr. Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, has an extensive physical therapy career that spans over 20 years, through the UK, the USA, and the Middle East. She has worked in NHS (National Health Service), American health care providing PT services in acute care, in-patient rehab, skilled nursing facility, home healthcare, and outpatient clinic. In addition to being a clinician, she has developed specialty programs based on evidence-based practice in her role as a project manager. She has also managed a Physical Therapy department as Department Head in a premier private hospital in Oman. Currently, Dr. Rina is a senior lecturer of physiotherapy (musculoskeletal physiotherapy) at the University of West England, Bristol, UK.
Rina graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as the University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina is a member of the APTA, HCPC-UK, and OAP-Oman.
Non-financial: Rina Pandya has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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