Online Course: Differentiating Buttock Pain – Gluteal Tendinopathy
Learn to effectively assess and manage your patients with gluteal pain
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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:
- Reading activity
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.
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 - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. 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 Physioplus 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:
- Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
- Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
- Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
- Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
- Complete a course evaluation form.
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
Australian Physiotherapy Council
APC Accredited Continuing Professional Development
South African Society of Physiotherapy
South African Society of Physiotherapy: PPB007/PT000/2021/274 (3 General CEUs Level 1)
Texas Physical Therapy Association
United States - Texas
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2312053TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT and PTA licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 1.1 CCUs.
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Physioplus meets the CPD standards of the Health and Social Professions Council of Ireland (CORU). All activities completed on Physioplus are accepted and can contribute towards your continued professional development.
United Kingdom UK (HCPC)
Physioplus meets the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) CPD standards and all activities completed on Physioplus are accepted by the HCPC and can contribute towards your continued professional development.
United States – States not requiring accreditation
Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Washington
The state board of physical therapy either does not require course pre-approval or does not require CEUs for re-licensure. As a result Physioplus courses should fulfil requirements for professional development - please check with your state board.
Another excellent part of Tanya's differentiating gluteal/buttock pain series. Very enjoyable and informative
It’s an amazing course that one should take up. I have learned a lot from this course!
This is a nice short course that adds a great deal to my clinical practice!