Online Course
Differentiating Buttock Pain – Gluteal Tendinopathy
Learn to effectively assess and manage your patients with gluteal pain

1-1.5 hours





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Tanya Bell-Jenje
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Tanya Bell-Jenje is a South African Physiotherapist with extensive clinical experience in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

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Differential Diagnosis of deep gluteal pain is challenging due to the complex anatomy of the region. In other related courses Tanya Bell-Jenje discussed sacroiliac joint dysfunction and deep gluteal pain syndrome and their symptoms. In this course, you will learn about Gluteal Tendinopathy also known as Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS), another condition that causes lateral and posterior hip pain.


The course aims to explore Gluteal Tendinopathy symptoms, diagnosis and management


This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.


Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1-1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.

Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.

Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.1 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • list 5 risk factors of Gluteal Tendinopathy
  • identify 6 measures in diagnosing Gluteal Tendinopathy
  • discuss best practice and load managment in the treatment of Gluteal Tendinopathy

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.


For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.

Featured reviews
Excellent, succinct, and practice-changing! Worth every minute of your time. It is an expert, evidence-based/informed/implemented practice at its finest because it helps our hip pain patients.
Francis Tetsuji Bisagni, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
United States
Another excellent part of Tanya's differentiating gluteal/buttock pain series. Very enjoyable and informative
Conor Barry