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


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 

Review of Anatomy and Biomechanics related to lumbar spine and hip (Lecture)

Examination (Lecture and Lab)

--General Examination Principles (diagnostic accuracy, examination approach, etc)

--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 

--Utilization and Interpretation of Imaging and Injection Techniques

--Assessment of Hip Related Impairments and Functional Limitations

--Assessment for Readiness to Return to Occupation and Sport

Day 2

Intervention(s) Based on Examination and Assessment Findings (Lecture and Lab)

--Psycho-Social Presentation

--Hypomobile Presentation

--Hypermobile Presentation

--Weak Presentation 

--Pain Dominant Presentation

--Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

--Returning client to occupation and sport

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.