Hip: Ligamentum Teres

This week we discuss another hot hip topic in the sporting world - ligamentum teres and it's role in hip pain. Alicia discusses the clinical anatomy of ligamentum teres, evidence supporting it's structure and function and the role it plays in hip pain. 

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Cervical Motor Control Part 2 - Assessing More Than Deep Neck Flexors

Part 2 focusses on the range of clinical tests we have to measure both coordination and endurance of the deep cervical extensors and flexors. The aim of this blog is to expand our knowledge beyond the craniocervical flexion test and how they lead into rehabilitation principles.

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Treatment Strategies for Cervicogenic Dizziness

This is the forth (and final) sequel to three previous blogs on sensorimotor dysfunction, the distinguishing features and differential diagnosis of cervicogenic dizziness, this blog aims to explore the treatment strategies for cervicogenic dizziness.  Identifying deficits in sensorimotor function is only the beginning of a new approach to manage of whiplash associated disorders and cervicogenic dizziness, as we discover more about this dysfunction in cervical afferent function. 

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Physical Therapy in Californian Part 2 - gaining a certificate of professional equivalency

After several months of hard work and long days I have completed all the study requirements needed to gain a certificate of professional equivalency in California. This is the missing element for being approved to sit the National Physical Therapy Exam and gaining a Physiotherapy licence in the US. The greatest challenge was finding out exactly what needed to be done. Doing it took far less time than I originally thought. This blog explains how I got through the 8 subjects needed to get the green light to apply to sit the NPTE. 

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