Understanding Tendinopathies of the Hip & Pelvis

Course Overview.

Tendinopathies of the hip and pelvis represent a large burden on both the sporting and ageing populations. Growing evidence is shaping contemporary conservative management of tendinopathy. This course provides participants with guidance towards a deeper understanding of tendinopathies of the hip and pelvis, and more effective clinical management. The information presented is based on both an emerging evidence base derived from scientific studies on structure and mechanobiological mechanisms, risk factors, impairments and the available information on effects of intervention, and over 20 years of clinical experience

The Aim of the course is to;

  • Bring together the available information on tendinopathies of the hip and pelvis with a particular focus on pathoaetiological mechanisms.

  • Provide a clinical interpretation of the scientific data with direction and practical ideas for management

  • Highlight areas where research is deficient for those interested in adding to our evidence base for contemporary clinical practice in this field.

  • Teach practical skills involved in assessment & management of tendinopathies of the hip & pelvis.

Practical Workshop Summary

The Practical Day will involve assessment techniques (diagnostic tests, and tests related to forming a hypothesis regarding each individual’s aetiological mechanisms) and management techniques (appropriate control of loading, posture and movement retraining and development of an exercise programme).


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:


  • Describe basic tendon structure, and biological mechanisms occurring in both a homeostatic state and in a pathological tendon

  • ​Describe anatomical relationships, impairments, and postural and loading habits that may predispose to the development of each of the tendinopathies addressed – Gluteal tendinopathy, proximal hamstring tendinopathy, iliopsoas tendinopathy & adductor tendinopathy

  • Assess appropriately using specific diagnostic tests, and tests of aetiological mechanisms

  • Develop maximally effective intervention programmes including both load management and exercise prescription

Participants will also gain online access to;

  • 2.8 hours of lectures over 6 lessons dealing with the in depth anatomy, pathology, and pathomechanics thought to be involved with gluteal tendinopathy, proximal hamstring tendinopathy, iliopsoas tendinopathy, and adductor longus tendinopathy and adductor related groin pain.

  • Presented as powerpoint lectures with slides, audio, and printable notes. 

  • You may stop, rewind and play as many times as you like. 

  • Online forum for discussion

  • Access for 3 months from time of enrollment


          About Dr Alison Grimaldi









​With 25 years of clinical experience and particular expertise in the management of hip, groin and lumbo-pelvic pain and dysfunction, Alison is Principal Physiotherapist at Physiotec and an Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Queensland.


Alison has a special interest in the assessment and optimisation of lumbo-pelvic and lower limb biomechanics for running, change of direction and all weightbearing sports, aiming to maximize an athlete’s performance outcomes and minimize risks of injury or re-injury.


Alison has published a number of papers in scientific journals, is a visiting lecturer at Masters level at Queensland University and has also conducted workshops for physiotherapy teams working with high performance sport at the Australian Institute of Sport and High Performance Sport New Zealand.

It is one of Alison’s core beliefs that research should be relevant to clinical practice. She is committed to sharing the knowledge she has gained in over 25 years of practice, so that other therapists can transfer this knowledge into their clinical practice as quickly as possible.



Course Date: October 29, 2016

Price: $475sgd* 

*Price includes course manual, tea/coffee snacks & lunch

SAVE 10% when you book "Dynamic Stabilisation of the Hip & Pelvis" at the same time.

Workshop runs from 9am-5pm (Limited to 24 pax)

Registration from 8.30am


Booking Conditions:

1. A 50% deposit is payable on day of registration for all courses.

2. Final outstanding balance is due two weeks prior to course date.

3. Failure to pay the outstanding balance on time may forfeit your place on the course.


Course Cancellation Policy:

  • Upon registration, $150 is non-refundable.

  • Less than 30 days cancellation, 50% non-refundable.

  • Less than 2 weeks cancellation, 100% non-refundable.

  • No refund will be given if you do not complete any part of the course.

  • Bodyworks Manual Therapy Training Pte. Ltd. reserves the right to cancel any course, in which case all money already paid, will be refunded in full. We will not be responsible for any travel expenses – air ticket & hotel – paid by the registrant.

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