ATR® Clinical MSK Palpation Course - Lower Limb
2-day practical course | 16 CPD Hours
The most comprehensive musculoskeletal (MSK) palpation course in the UK.
This course will enhance the clinician's ability to accurately identify, palpate and navigate through the bony landmarks, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons of the lower limb of the human body; the course focuses on relating certain findings to common pathologies or dysfunctions for a detailed examination and formation of a working diagnosis.
Location: London, UK
Anatomical knowledge provides the foundation for a detailed examination of a patient, the formation of a diagnosis and communication of these findings to the patient and other medical professionals.
The ATR® Clinical MSK Palpation Course - Lower Limb is designed for either qualified and experienced practitioners or students of the Physiotherapy, Sport Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, Osteopathy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic as well as Massage Therapists or other manual therapy practitioners, who are either not yet confident in their palpation skills, or for the experienced practitioners who wish to master their musculoskeletal palpation skills.
This 2-day practical workshop will enhance the clinician’s ability to accurately identify, palpate and navigate through the bony landmarks, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons of the lower limb of the human body. The course focuses on relating certain findings to common pathologies or dysfunctions for a detailed examination and formation of a working diagnosis.
• Thoroughly and systematically identify, locate, and palpate the bony landmarks, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons of the lumbar spine, pelvis and hip; knee and thigh; lower leg and foot.
• Relate certain palpation findings to common pathologies or dysfunctions.
• Assimilate and apply new knowledge and concepts in a practical setting.
• Explore muscle origin, insertion, innervation, and action in order to apply precise and effective resistance exercises and stretching protocols.
The ATR® Clinical MSK Palpation Course - Lower Limb covers 110 structures:
45 bony landmarks
13 surface marking of joints
43 muscles and tendons
Please click on the following link to download the course flyer with a detailed list of the structures covered as well as the timetable.
The ATR® Clinical MSK Palpation Course - Lower Limb is open to:
Chartered Physiotherapists / Physiotherapy students
Graduate Sport Rehabilitators / Sport Rehabilitation students
Graduate Sports Therapists / Sports Therapy students
Osteopaths / Osteopathy students
Chiropractors / Chiropractic students
Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists
Other manual therapy practitioners
Mr Stavros Daoukas | ATR Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Clinical Director
Stavros is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation in the Institute of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University (LSBU), in the UK. He is leading the Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology module across the Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Sport Rehabilitation courses.
Alongside academia, he works as Band 7 MSK Sonographer in the Radiology Department at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS.
Prior to that, he worked in elite professional football as an Athletic Therapist (GSR) in the medical teams of Barnet FC, and Queens Park Rangers (QPR) FC.
Stavros is the President of the Greek Association of Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (PASTaR); Committee Member in the Research and Education Committee at the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT); he serves as Deputy Editor at Ultrasound Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) and he is Accreditor at the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE).
He is member of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT); the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM); and the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS).
Venue & Time
9:00am to 5:00pm
Registration & Course Fees
The course is aimed at healthcare professionals/students and manual therapy practitioners; Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists, Sport Rehabilitators, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Sports Massage Therapists, and other manual therapy practitioners.
Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Course fees: £230