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An Integrated Approach to the Assessment and Treatment of the Lumbopelvic-hip Region

An Integrated Approach to the Assessment and Treatment of the Lumbopelvic-hip Region

Item Type: 2 DVD Set
Price: $115 USD – plus shipping
Product Status: In Stock!

This 2 disc DVD set by Diane Lee and Linda-Joy Lee is packed with over 4 hours of short lectures, full-motion video demonstrations, and complete descriptions of techniques and exercise instruction. This comprehensive resource provides clinicians with all the tools necessary to assess and treat problems in the low back, pelvic girdle, and hip joints, with a focus on restoring optimal function of the region. It is a companion to the 3rd edition of The Pelvic Girdle.

Contents include (Discs are available individually or as a set):

  • Disc 1 - Principles, Assessment Techniques, Treatment Techniques

    • Assessment tests for form closure, force closure and motor control
    • Restoring form closure - articular mobilization and manipulation techniques
    • Restoring force closure & motor control - reducing global rigidity
    • Correcting alignment
  • Disc 2 - Treatment Techniques continued: Restoring force closure & motor control

    • Principles of exercise program development
    • Sacroiliac belts and taping
    • Local lumbopelvic muscle system - isolation, endurance and co-contraction training including use of real-time ultrasound
    • Coordinating the Local and global lumbopelvic muscle systems - complete exercise progressions up to full functional integration including adding proprioceptive challenges and specific strength & length training for the area


Diane Lee Diane Lee received her PT degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 1976 and practices in her orthopedic physiotherapy clinic in Delta, BC. In addition to teaching internationally and nationally, she is Instructor / Chief Examiner for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and sits on the Board of Associate Editors for The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. Her many publications include: A Workbook of Manual Therapy Techniques for the Vertebral Column and Pelvic Girdle, 1986, DOPC, and A Workbook of Manual Therapy Techniques for the Upper Extremity, 1989 DOPC, The Pelvic Girdle, 2nd Ed, 1999, Manual Therapy for the Thorax, 1994, and numerous articles. In addition, she has developed videotapes on the assessment, manual therapy treatment, and exercise program for the sacroiliac joint.

Linda-Joy Lee, BSc, BSc(PT), FCAMT, CGIMS, MCPA, PhD Candidate

Linda-Joy Lee Linda-Joy Lee is a Physical Therapy graduate from the University of British Columbia, Canada and a UBC Wesbrook Scholar (1996). "LJ" became of fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Therapists in 1999 with distinction and completed her certification in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) in July 2001. LY is an education and clinical consultant in North Vancouver, BC. She sees a wide variety of patient, including all levels of recreational and competitive athletes, and specializes in treating patients with pelvic and spinal dysfunction. LJ is known for her skills in motor control and movement retraining of the lumbopelvic-core muscles. LJ has worked with internationally known clinician Diane Lee since 2000, and is currently collaborating with Diane on several projects in addition to teaching and developing courses based on the Integrated Model of Function. Passionate about new challenges, LJ is also currently pursuing a PhD part-time at the University of Queensland in Human Neurosciences Unit with Professor Paul Hodges. Her research is focused on investigating motor control of the thoracic spine and its relation to the lumbopelvic regio. LJ recently co-authored two chapters in the 3rd edition of "The Pelvic Girdle" by Diane Lee and published a chapter on "Restoring Force Closure/Motor Control of the Thorax" in the book "The Thorax: An Integrated Approach" by Diane Lee. In addition, she has co-produced, along with Diane Lee, a 4.5 hour, 2-disc DVD set titled "An Integrated Approach to the Assessment and Treatment of the Lumbopelvic-Hip Region". LJ enjoys opportunities to present lectures and teach courses both nationally and internationally on these and other topics.


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