About the Course
This course is designed to provide solutions to the many questions regarding management of lower limb muscle lesions sustained in the sporting environment. The type of lesion and site of injury will be investigated to depict an appropriate timeline for return to sport.
A combination of current literature and clinical experience will be presented to discuss causative factors, examination, treatment and rehabilitation. There will be a strong focus on practical demonstration of hands on treatment and rehabilitation options.
High level management of commonly encountered lesions of the quadriceps, hamstrings, adductors and calf complex will be covered. This course should appeal to any Physiotherapist working in a sports setting.
About the Presenter
Andrew is currently employed as the head physiotherapist at St. Kilda Football Club, a position he has held since 2007. Privately, he works at Lifecare Malvern Sports Medicine Centre and Melbourne Orthopaedic Group in association with several of Melbourne’s leading surgeons and sports physicians. He is also a clinical supervisor on the Master’s program at La Trobe University.
Over the last 20 years, Andrew has developed a special interest in hip and groin pathology having worked in both a clinical setting and within the elite sporting environment with Melbourne Victory, Adelaide Thunderbirds, SACA Redbacks, V8 Supercars, triathlon and athletics.
Andrew has developed an evidence based assessment and treatment model for pathology related to the hip and groin. He also enjoys treating problems related to lower limb biomechanics and muscular injury, in addition to knee, ankle and foot pathology.
– Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
– Master of Physiotherapy (Sports & Manipulative)
– APA Sports & Manipulative Physiotherapist