presented by Alexis Wright
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Alexis Wright, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Dr. Alexis Wright is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy, High Point University. Dr. Wright is a clinical researcher, educator, and practicing physical therapist whose passions include refining and improving the patient examination and treatment process used in everyday physical therapist practice. Dr. Wright received her BS in…Read full bio
1. Introduction of the Sacroiliac Joint & Pelvis
Define sacroiliac joint/pelvic girdle pain. Gain an understanding of SIJ/pelvic related pain patterns.
2. Patient History and Outcomes Measures
Discuss key components of patient history during a SIJ/pelvic examination. Discuss the “best” forms of self-reported patient reported outcome measures for SIJ/pelvis.
3. Clinical Examination of the Pelvis/SIJ
Describe how you would “rule out” the low back. Discuss the techniques used to rule out the pelvis (sensitive procedures). Discuss the technique used to rule in the pelvis.
4. Classification and Treatment
Discuss pelvic girdle pain and SIJ classifications. Outline appropriate manual therapy treatment approaches. Outline appropriate strengthening treatment approaches. Discuss a-typical conservative treatment approaches.
5. Non-Conservative/Physical Therapy Management
Compare and contrast the effectiveness of non-conservative interventions for pelvic pain or dysfunction.