Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Hip Region
Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Hip Region

Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Hip Region

by Sheldon C. Yao, DO

Basic and advanced knowledge of the hip region

This course helps medical students to diagnose complaints pertaining to the hip region and treat patients with hip and back pain. Osteopathic diagnosis is an essential topic for medical studies; some estimates report up to 95% of Americans experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. Sheldon C. Yao explains the key osteopathic techniques to treat hip dysfunction and explains various hip tests for a perfect osteopathic diagnosis.

This course will elaborate on:

  • Motion Testing
  • Straight Leg Raise Test
  • Eriksen´s Test
  • Stinchfield´s Test
  • FABER Test / Patrick´s Test

Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:49 h
  • Quiz questions 5
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course Osteopathic Diagnosis of the Hip Region

 Sheldon C. Yao, DO

Sheldon C. Yao, DO

Sheldon Yao received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) in 2002, where he is currently a full professor and serves as Chair of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) department. He completed his internship and family practice residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, N.Y., and afterwards completed a one-year fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine-Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM/OMM) at North Shore-LIJ Plainview Hospital (N.Y.). He is dual-board certified in family medicine/osteopathic manipulative treatment and NMM/OMM and was conferred fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) in 2019.
He actively participates in teaching medical students in the classroom and in clinical settings, which students have acknowledged through teaching awards since 2010. Yao is passionate about the osteopathic profession and stresses evidence-based medicine when teaching his students.

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By Dante A. on 07. September 2020 for Anatomy of the Hip

A very complete summary to refresh knowledge of the hip. Thanks you!