APTA Michigan is partnering to offer this course free of charge to members. Your registration confirmation will include a handout with the link to register through the webinar platform. We apologize for this two-step process, but it is necessary to validate participation.
This course will cover a typical history for a patient with pain that is SI joint in origin as well as the prevalence of SI pain among patients initially diagnosed with lower back pain. It will review common physical findings, and provide a review of anatomy, biomechanics and the functional model of SI joint stability. The course will also cover clinical examination including provocative testing and tests to rule out the hip and lumbar spine. A demonstration of hands-on provocative testing of the SIJ will be performed. There will be a review of non-operative treatment and post-operative treatment after SI fusion. All information is based on current evidence and best practice.
- Identify the prevalence of SI joint pain.
- Review anatomy and biomechanics of the SI joint.
- Review the Integrated Model of SIJ Function.
- Describe the relationship between the lumbar spine, SI joint and hip.
- Identify the Subjective History/Physical Examination for a patient with SIJ pain.
- Correctly perform SIJ provocative testing
- Review SI joint rehabilitation. (15 minutes)
John Putnam – PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT Dip. Osteopractic
- 10 Years of Experience in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
- Private Practice Owner: Back To You Osteopractic Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation: 4 locations
- Clinical Instructor for Wayne State University
- DPT University of Scranton, PA
- Diploma in Osteopractic, Certifications in Dry Needling (DN) and Spinal Manipulation Therapy (SMT)
- Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT)
- Consultant of SI-BONE, Inc