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The Joint by Joint Approach – Managing Lower Extremity Injuries

Course Date

Start: 16-11-2024 @ 9:00 am

End: 17-11-2024 @ 1:00 pm

Course Location

AECC University College
13-15 Parkwood Road,
United Kingdom

Course Description

Discover how to effectively spot common biomechanical issues with athletes and how to manage, and correct, common running technique mistakes. Learn how to make smart, evidence-based training recommendations to your patients and immediately reduce their injury rate. How to use the “Joint-by-Joint” approach to assess and treat your patients more effectively. Learn a variety of “hands on” manual medicine techniques to manage common lower extremity injuries in your patients. I will walk you through all of the common injuries in the lower extremity and pelvis, and show you exactly how to treat them. Myofascial techniques, Graston, Kinesiotaping, mobility drills, and stability/strengthening exercises for all of those conditions. Low-tech, simple techniques you can start using immediately on your patients.


08:45 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:30 Introduction to the Joint-by-Joint theory and how it applies to patient evaluation

10:30 – 10:45 BREAK

10:45 – 13:00 Improving joint mobility of the big toe and ankle – mobility drills, joint manipulation, and self soft-tissue massage

13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 – 15:45 Improving joint mobility of the hip and thoracic spine – mobility drills & self soft-tissue massage using roller and balls

15:45 – 16:00 BREAK

16:00 – 17:00 Introduction to Kinesiotaping and how tape can improve motor control and stability – learn how to tape the foot, knee and lumbar spine

17:00 – 18:00 Stability drills and strengthening exercises for the foot, knee, & lumbar spine

18:00 FINISH


09:00 – 10:45 Sacroiliac joint biomechanics (Form vs. Force Closure) – the best glute strength exercises to reduce lower back injury

10:45 – 11:00 BREAK

11:00 – 13:00 The best way to strengthen the “core” – Anti-movements and abdominal ‘bracing’ / Is your lower back Flexion-Intolerant or Extension-Intolerant? / Teaching the Hip Hinge to spare the low back / Exercise progressions to strengthen the Hip Hinge movement

13:00 FINISH


Dr. Jonathan Mulholland earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Ithaca College in 1996, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2000. In addition to running his own private chiropractic practices, Dr. Mulholland has also acted as the Chiropractic Consultant for the United States Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY, successfully treating dozens of Olympic athletes. He has traveled extensively as one of the team chiropractors for the US Bobsled & Skeleton Teams and as the Sports Medicine & Performance Enhancement consultant for the New Zealand Cycling Teams. He has worked multiple World Championship events in a variety of sports, and has treated athletes from dozens of different countries. He also worked the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, where he helped the New Zealand cyclists obtain two Olympic Medals. Additionally, he has a post-graduate certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) and is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Currently living in Plattsburgh, NY with his wife and two children, he is a sports chiropractor and strength coach who has helped athletes of all levels with injury recovery and performance enhancement.


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Carleen Coombes