Assessment & Acupuncture for Leg Length Discrepancies
Length: 1 hour
Purchase includes life-time access
Approved for 1 NCCAOM PDA, Category PE-CW
|Leg length discrepancies can be caused by many factors and are a common complaint for MSK and pain patients. Oftentimes, a patient may not even know they have a discrepancy, and will have been treated in the past with little relief. This is why it is important to assess and be able to determine if a leg length discrepancy exists, and what treatments options there are, for optimal results.
|Goals and Objectives
|*Learn Gait analysis and how it can help uncover leg length discrepancies (LLD)
*How to measure leg length discrepancy by visual inspection and measuring tape
*Understand accessory movements of the foot and how they play a role in adaptation of LLD
*Learn the Impact of LLD impact higher up on the kinetic chain – specifically its impacts motor inhibition of pelvic and hip musculature
*Review potential treatments usng acupuncture & soft tissue work
About Dr. Lombardi:
Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario, and has been practicing acupuncture for 19 years. Upon graduation, he founded Hamilton Back Clinic and since then has become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Over the past 15 years Anthony has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. He developed his EXSTORE® system, which he currently teaches along with motor points and electro-acupuncture, to physicians and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines. Dr. Lombardi’s library continues to grow, with some 60 webinars available covering a variety of MSK and pain conditions, as well as patient practice management topics. He holds live seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada.