Accreditatie (only for Dutch people)
Keurmerk: 3 punten
KRF: 3 punten
ProQKine: 5 NE
Taal scholing: Engels
16 juli 2020
19.30 – 22.00 uur
Het is niet mogelijk om de webinar op een later tijdstip terug te kijken
Patellofemoral pain can be challenging for medical providers to manage. It is a complex disorder that requires a biopsychosocial approach for successful management. But that does not mean that it needs to be complicated! This lecture will cover concepts such as load tolerance, biomechanics, and psychosocial factors that contribute to patellofemoral pain and ways to intervene with simple yet purposeful strategies.
Hoe gaat de webinar in zijn werking?
- Koop deze scholing net zoals je een offline scholing koopt.
- Zorg dat je e-mailadres echt klopt! Hierop word je uitgenodigd voor de webinar en krijg je voorbereidende artikelen toegestuurd.
- Zorg dat je de webinar op een laptop of computer kan volgen. Wanneer je gebruik wilt maken van een smartphone, dan moet je een Google account hebben. Daarnaast moet je de app Hangouts Meet hebben gedownload.
- Van te voren krijg je een mail met daarin een link naar de webinar. Mocht je een half uur voordat de webinar begint geen uitnodiging hebben gehad, neem dan contact met ons op.
Erik Meira is available for consulting, lectures, and continuing education courses. For more information regarding scheduling speaking events use the contact form. Currently scheduled public events are listed on the Course Schedule page.
The Science PT was created by Erik Meira, PT, DPT and is about exploring the application of science to physical therapy practice. Science is an attempt to understand nature as it is, not as it is believed to be. Understanding that beliefs and expectations should never be held too dearly is the first step in critical thinking. There is ALWAYS an alternate hypothesis to consider in every situation.
Erik Meira is a physical therapist with Black Diamond Physical Therapy in Portland, Oregon. He is a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with extensive experience in the management of sports injuries at many different levels. He also created and oversees the PT Podcast Network.
The son of an engineer and a school teacher, he developed a love of science at a young age often running home experiments comparing/contrasting the effectiveness of products such as detergents and preservatives. Before beginning physical therapy school he studied philosophy and psychology while geeking out on chemistry and physics courses. Although he follows medical science professionally, he is a fan of all fields of science, particularly particle physics and astrophysics.
He began his rehab training at the University of Florida where he had the opportunity to be a student athletic trainer with Gator Football. After finishing his physical therapy degree, he moved on to The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC where he overhauled the patient education program and became a physical therapy adviser to the GWU Medical School. After moving to Portland, OR he started his own private practice Elite Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now called Black Diamond Physical Therapy. He also founded and directed the Northwest Society for Sports Medicine, a group of regional sports medicine providers who provided continuing education, professional support, and community outreach in the Pacific Northwest.
Erik is extremely active in the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT), currently serving as the Representative at Large on the Executive Committee. In 2008 he helped initiate, organize, and then chair the Hip Special Interest Group. From 2012-2109 he was the Sports Section Program Chair for Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) for AASPT. He has authored several articles and textbook chapters and has lectured at conferences around the world sponsored through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Physical Therapy Association, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association covering topics such as the hip, knee, shoulder, exercise prescription, returning athletes to sport, science application, and PT practice business models. In his free time, he enjoys mountaineering, skiing/snowboarding, backpacking, and travel.