Now Available For Preorder
- DVD Video - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- MICHAEL T. GROSS, PHD, PT, FAPTA
- PESI Publishing & Media
- 6/21/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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Plan strategies for protecting articular cartilage from further damage,
keeping the original equipment, and avoiding total joint replacement.
Analyze comprehensive strategies that ensure repairs of meniscal and
labral tears are successful.
Implement superior techniques for treating first-time muscle strains so
they don’t recur.
Evaluate treatment protocols for patients who already have had many
muscle strain recurrences so that they have no additional recurrences.
Select interventions to protect tendon pulley mechanisms from tensile
stress, compressive stress, and frictional abrasion.
Implement effective strategies for rehabilitating chronic tendinosis
and acute tendinitis.
Composition of articular cartilage
Mechanical properties of articular cartilage
The 3 main destroyers of articular cartilage
Exercise parameters that protect articular cartilage from frictional
Protecting your patient from impact loading
Strategies to alter contact pressures
Conservative and invasive repair attempts and how to manage them
The interplay between running shoes and foot strike pattern
So, you thought you knew what hand to use with a cane for knee
Changing your thinking about post-scope meniscectomy
Improving meniscus repair response
Detecting SLAP lesions – what will be the patient’s story?
Detecting SLAP lesions – the best special tests
Basics of SLAP lesion rehab based on lesion type/repair of the lesion
Detecting hip labral lesions
Rehabilitation of hip labral lesions
Joint instability models and effect on meniscus
Improving the repair response
Why the weekend warrior is prone to muscle-tendon juncture injuries -
at the microscopic level
The Jarvinen Approach to treating muscle strain injuries
Factors that explain why patients have
recurrent muscle strains – how to end the vicious cycle
Dealing with compartment injuries
Apophyseal injuries in the young
Avulsion injuries among older adults
Tendon structure in healthy tendon and in tendon with chronic
Treating acute tendinitis versus chronic tendinosis
Tendon pulley mechanisms – the triple whammy
Strategies to decrease compressive stress in tendon pulley mechanisms
Strategies to decrease frictional abrasion in tendon pulley mechanisms
Application of tendon pulley mechanisms to the shoulder, wrist, and
The “Wringing Out Effect” of Rathbun and McNab and its applications
MICHAEL T. GROSS, PHD, PT, FAPTA
Michael T. Gross has 37 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist, specializing in the areas of biomechanics and orthopaedic assessment and treatment. He has maintained a consistent clinical practice for all of these years, currently seeing patients 2 days per week at his faculty practice. He is a professor in the PhD Program in Human Movement Science, and the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Gross has 70 refereed journal publications in such journals as the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, and the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. He was an Editorial Review Board Member for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and serves as a reviewer for many other journals. Dr. Gross was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty by the American Physical Therapy Association. He also was elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association. He has given well over 300 regional, national, and international presentations, which have been highly rated by attendees for knowledge, skill, and humor.
Financial: Michael Gross is a Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Michael Gross has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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