presented by Ashley Campbell & Mike Voight
In the world of orthopedic surgery, arthroscopic hip surgery is a relatively “new” procedure. There are a growing number of surgeons performing these procedures, but postoperative protocols can be highly variable. This course is intended to guide you through the post-operative rehabilitation timeline based on the biological healing principles, from initial postoperative visits, to ultimate return to sport or function. Upon completion of the course, the participant should feel comfortable with the biological healing timeline, and subsequent weight bearing and/or movement restrictions implemented, after which they will be able to progress patients appropriately through the entire rehabilitation process.
Dr. Campbell has spent her clinical career rehabilitating athletes at all levels from youth to professional, as well as individuals in the general population. Currently, she works at Belmont University School of Physical Therapy. She also specializes in the assessment and treatment of hip pathology at Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. Dr. Campbell’s passion has always been in sports medicine and more specifically in the injury prevention. She feels that many of the sports-related, often season-ending injuries could be prevented with proper screenings and interventions and enjoys educating students as well as other medical professionals on these topics.
Dr. Michael Voight has had a distinguished career as both an educator and clinical physical therapist for over 25 years. Throughout his career he has not only become one of the leading authorities in the rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports injuries, he has worked tirelessly to advance the knowledge of others as a clinician and educator by making significant contributions to the literature. Presently, Dr. Voight is a tenured professor with Belmont University’s School of Physical Therapy in Nashville TN. In addition to working in academia, Dr. Voight is also recognized as a clinician of the highest caliber, and has worked with a number of high-profile athletic organizations. Throughout his career, Dr. Voight has served as a Team Physical Therapist in the NFL and NBA. In addition, Dr. Voight has consulted with various teams in MLB, NHL, and the MLS. Early in his career he became active within the United States Olympic Committee's Sports Medicine Division. He has worked at the Olympic Training Center, Olympic Festivals, Pan Am Games, Olympic Games, and has had the opportunity to travel to almost all of the different continents with various Olympic and national teams. Most recently, Dr. Voight works with the Professional Golf Association. His role with the advisory board of the Titleist Performance Institute allows him to consult on the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of golf injuries with many noted golf professionals. Dr. Voight has lectured extensively at various conferences, symposiums, and congresses both nationally and internationally having given over 700 professional presentations on a variety of orthopedic and sports medicine topics. Dr. Voight is a principle reviewer for the prestigious American Journal of Sports Medicine and actively resides on the editorial boards of several different journals. He played an instrumental role in the development of the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. He has authored over 75 papers, textbook chapters on various topics, and has written three textbooks on functional exercise. In 1996, 2000, and 2009 he received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Sports Physical Therapy Section making him the only person to have received this award multiple times. Dr. Voight was honored again in 2010, when he was presented the inaugural SPTS “Lifetime Excellence in Education” award. Dr. Voight is a clinician, educator, and researcher who is regarded by his peers as one of the leading musculoskeletal physical therapists in the world. In 1997, he was presented the SPTS distinguished service award for his dedication to service. In 2008, he was presented the President’s award for his career of service to the SPTS and was also presented the prestigious Ron Peyton award for career achievement. In 2010, Dr. Voight was elected into the SPTS Hall of Fame for a lifetime of excellence in sports physical therapy. His many accomplishments were again validated in 2011 when the American Physical Therapy Association presented Dr. Voight with their highest honor, naming him a Fellow of the APTA. He remains extremely active in patient care, education, and research activities and his lectures are both well attended and receive excellent reviews based upon his innovative presentation of the scientific evidence and the interactive, fun approach to teaching.
In this chapter, Mike Voight describes the precautions and timelines for biological healing versus non-biological healing. Participants will review the progression of mobilizations to restore full ROM post operatively, determine appropriate timelines for the progression of hip strengthening post operatively, and will come to understand post operative precautions for return to sport function.
Conducting functional testing for the hip is important for gauging overall stability. In this chapter, Dr. Voight demonstrates the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and its use in operative hip rehabilitation/progression.
Chapter three continues the discussion of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and provides participants with an overview of functional and sport specific testing relevant to the hip, as well as outcome measures used in hip assessment and rehabilitation.