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ATR® Human Anatomy Palpation (HAP) Course - Lower Limb

2-day practical course

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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 foundation for a detailed examination and formation of a working diagnosis.

Date: TBC 2022

Location: London, UK

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Course Description

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® Human Anatomy Palpation (HAP) course - Lower Limb is designed for either qualified and experienced practitioners or students of the Physiotherapy, Sport Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, Osteopathy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, 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. 

Learning objectives:

• 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.

Course Content

The ATR® Human Anatomy Palpation (HAP) course - Lower Limb covers 110 structures in total:

  • 45 bony landmarks

  • 13 surface marking of joints

  • 9 ligaments

  • 43 muscles and tendons

Please click on the following links to download a detailed list of the structures covered as well as the timetable.

Eligibility

The ATR® Human Anatomy Palpation (HAP) 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

Lecturer

Mr Stavros Daoukas | ATR Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Clinical Director

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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.

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); and he serves as Deputy Editor at Ultrasound Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS).

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

Venue: 

London (TBC)

United Kingdom

Dates:

TBC 2022

Time:

9:00am to 5:00pm

Registration & Course Fees

To express your interest to the ATR Human Anatomy Palpation (HAP) Course - Lower Limb, please complete the form below.

 

You will be notified by email upon the course date announcement, along with more information about the course fees and registration process.

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