Photo: Liz Elz Pineda

Photo: Liz Elz Pineda

Bahia Hotel & Sur Beach House - Cabo, Mexico

Bahia Hotel & Sur Beach House - Cabo, Mexico

Location : Bahia Hotel bEACH house, CABO, Mexico

DATE : May 17th/18th, 2019

CEUs : 1.2 CEUs

COST : $1095 (Elite SALE price - one Deluxe Queen Room) // $995 (SocIAL sale price - shared room with your course colleague)



WHAT'S INCLUDED ? 2 Nights at Bahia Hotel CABOCourse, Handouts, catered meals, networking experience (appetizers and drinks).

Course Objectives : 

Understand the anatomy and biomechanics of the lumbar spine and hip

Perform and interpret a specific clinical examination for differential diagnosis of lumbar spine and hip pathology

Integrate skills taught in examination, manual and self-treatment

Create an appropriate and effective rehabilitation program based on current clinical and scientific data

Integrate the information presented and propose a specific treatment plan for the cases that will be presented.

gENERAL course outline :

Day 1 

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Catered breakfast & Registraation

9:00 AM - 10 AM Review of Anatomy and Biomechanics related to lumbar spine and hip (Lecture)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Examination (Lecture and Lab)

- General Examination Principles (diagnostic accuracy, examination approach,


--Screening for Non-Musculoskeletal Pathology 

--Screening for Psycho-Social Presentation

--Screening for Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Pathology 

--Examination of Extra- and Intra-Articular Hip Pathology 

12:00 PM - 1 PM - Lunch

1 PM - 2:00 Utilization and Interpretation of Imaging and Injection Techniques

2:00 - 3:00 Assessment of Hip Related Impairments and Functional Limitations

3:15 Break

3:15 - 4:15 Assessment for Readiness to Return to Occupation and Sport

4:15 - 4:45 Wrap up and Q & A

6:00 - 7 PM Networking experience

Day 2

8:00 AM - 9 AM - Catered Breakfast

9 AM - 12 PM Intervention(s) Based on Examination and Assessment Findings (Lecture and Lab)

--Psycho-Social Presentation

--Hypomobile Presentation

--Hypermobile Presentation

--Weak Presentation 

--Pain Dominant Presentation

12 PM - 1 PM Catered Lunch

1 PM - 2 PM Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

2:00 - 2:15 Break

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Returning client to occupation and sport

3:15- 3:45 PM Wrap up and Q & A.

About the Instructors


Michael Reiman is an active clinical researcher, educator and mentor. In addition to his certifications as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, Dr. Reiman is a manual therapy fellow through the American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapists, a USA Weightlifting level 1 coach, and a USA Track and Field level 1 coach.

Dr. Reiman has co-written the only textbook on functional testing, Functional Testing in Human Performance. He has written eight book chapters on orthopedic examination/intervention and training for strength, power, and endurance. His current research and presentation interests focus on performance enhancement, low back/hip pain, and evidence-based examination/intervention of the hip joint. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers' Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting Association, and USA Track and Field Association. He serves as a manuscript reviewer for multiple journals, including: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Journal of Athletic Training, and Physiotherapy Theory and Practice.