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Clinical Diagnosis in Orthopedics - How and Why?

Clinical Diagnosis in Orthopedics - How and Why?

Clinical Diagnosis in Orthopedics - How and Why?

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This course was recorded in April 2022


Making the right diagnosis in patients with musculoskeletal pain can sometimes lead to a completely different treatment plan. In this webinar, we will use concrete examples to show how physiotherapists should perfect their diagnostic skills.

But we will also cover why, in some cases, a precise diagnosis is simply not needed.

Come and find out how, and why diagnosis matters... or not!

This online course is brought to you by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association


Speaker: Jean-Francois Esculier

Jean-Francois Esculier graduated in Physiotherapy from the University of Ottawa in 2009. He completed a Masters of research and a PhD at Université Laval on the topic of patellofemoral pain in runners (rehabilitation approaches, running biomechanics and footwear). He also did a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia, where he conducted studies related to running and knee osteoarthritis.

JF is a passionate clinician-researcher-educator.  He acts as a Speaker at the Running Clinic since 2011, and also leads the Research & Development division which conducts research on running injuries.  He's a Clinical assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of British Columbia where he teaches to physiotherapy and medical students. 

JF practices as a clinician, working mostly with runners and triathletes through his mobile clinic, MoveMed Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, BC.


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Course Material included in this course
  • Clinical Diagnosis in Orthopedics - How and Why?
  • Welcome!
  • Introduction
  • Case Study #1
  • How Do I Know The Difference #1
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • How Do I Make The Difference #2
  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Case Study #2
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Feedback
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