Gluteal Tendinopathy

Gluteal Tendinopathy

Review the latest evidence for the evaluation and treatment of this common condition

Introduction

Gluteal tendinopathy is a moderate to severe disabling condition affecting both athletes and sedentary individuals. Up to 1 in 4 females over the age of 50 years can experience symptoms of gluteal tendinopathy. Treatment of this condition should include detailed advice and education as well exercises that include targeted hip muscle strengthening, functional retraining, and dynamic control of adduction during function. This course will cover the results from a recent gluteal tendinopathy study, pathoanatomy, clinical presentation, examination, load management, patient education and exercise for gluteal tendinopathy.

Aims

This course aims to provide you with the information to recognise and test for gluteal tendinopathy and guidance on patient education and exercise prescription for the condition.

Outline

The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video presentation
  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.