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WCD Webinar: Management of the Patient with Patellofemoral Pain: An Update on a Clinical Practice Guideline
Tuesday, November 09, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Category: Districts

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Location: Zoom

Speaker: Lisa T. Hoglund, PT, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) in Philadelphia, PA. At TJU, Dr. Hoglund teaches courses in musculoskeletal physical therapy and differential diagnosis. Dr. Hoglund’s research focuses on the biomechanical factors, outcome measurement, and conservative management of patellofemoral pain and knee osteoarthritis. She has received both external and internal funding to support her research and has published and presented her research findings nationally and internationally. To date, Dr. Hoglund has 12 peer-reviewed publications and over 20 peer-reviewed published abstracts. She received the 2018 Best Research Presentation Award at the Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association for her research presentation: “The 30-second fast-walk test: a reliable and valid measure of walking performance in persons with knee osteoarthritis.” Dr. Hoglund has practiced clinically for more than 30 years and is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS).

Course Objectives: 

•Describe evidence-based criteria for diagnosis of patellofemoral pain (PFP)
•Choose clinically-relevant tests and measures, with the best psychometric properties, to enhance clinical decision-making when treating individuals with PFP
•Describe impairment- and function-based subcategories of PFP, to improve targeted patient management
•Select evidence-based interventions appropriate for specific PFP subcategories
•Given a patient case, classify the patient according to PFP subcategory diagnosis

Contact Hour Approval: 1 General Contact Hour

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