Two new conferences this fall in Mammoth Lake California & Jackson Hole WY!

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We innovate with Cutting-Edge Material
We educate for Powerful Rehab
We inspire Greater Performance
We cater to sports medicine & orthopedic specialists:
Sport rehabilitation clinics
Professional teams
Performance training centers
the athlete!

We specialize in sports injuries, maximizing biomechanics, efficient rehabilitation & prehab, and sport specific performance training.

Conferences coming-up this Fall:
October 26 & 27, LIVE Web Conference from Mammoth Lake Hospital California:
Foot & Gait Mechanics / 8hrs / 295us
November 16 & 17, Chloë will be teaching LIVE at Peak Physical Therapy in Jackson Wyoming:

Advanced Running Mechanics & Performance Training / 15hrs / 395us
All details and the courses outlines below!

All courses include functional anatomy & biomechanics, assessment & diagnosis tools, up-to-date protocols, innovative exercises & drills for efficient rehab, and performance enhancement techniques to bring back the athlete stronger then before injury and ready for competition!

We have over 30 courses with the latest info & research
We also design course curriculum for the needs of our clients
If interested in hosting a course at your facility please contact us for details
Read our clients’ testimonials.

All courses include:
Detailed work booklet
Valuable hands-on instruction
Continuing education credits
Courses available in French or English

Courses Outlines:

LIVE Web Conference from Mammoth Lake Hospital, California USA
Anatomy and the key muscle groups
Foot torsion mechanics: forefoot versus heel
Principles of medial and lateral arches
Walking and running mechanics
Exercises: gait-re-education, rehab and performance training
October 26 & 27, 2019
8am to 12pm each day
Registration fee:
$295us / $150us for students of physical therapy
For more info or to register contact us!

Chloë will be in Jackson Hole teaching from Peak Physical Therapy Clinic
Advance your knowledge in gait assessment, running mechanics, postural efficiency, rehabilitation training tools and performance training.
The foundation of running mechanics
Advanced treadmill gait analysis with case studies
Advanced assessment, diagnosis and gait-re-education methods
Drills to enhance rehab, recovery and to increase performance
Advanced Foot mechanics: complexity into efficiency
The Runners Body Tool level 1 & 2: primary and secondary analysis
The Runners Performance routine: 3 levels
Land training and exercises to maximize form, functional strength and perform
November 16 & 17, 2019
8am to 4:30pm each day
Registration fee:
$395us / $150us for students of Physical Therapy
For more info or to register contact us!
Performance Enhancement Training for Runners / 8hours

June 15 & 16, 2019 LIVE from Four Pines Physical Therapy

This master class is innovative and hands-on
Advance your knowledge in running mechanics, postural efficiency, and training tools to incorporate from rehab to prehab for greater performance.
Introducing the Runner’s Performance Tool!
Good knowledge of running injuries & assessment is recommended.

Location: Four Pines Physical Therapy, 1090 S Hwy 89 – Jackson WY 
Saturday & Sunday June 15 & 16, 2019
Time: 4hours each day
Time with international time zones :
Europe 16h00 to 20h00 CET
North America 7h00 to 11h00 PST /  / 8h00 to 12h00 MST / 10h00 to 14h00 EST
Registration fee: 295euros/USD per person – Student rate 195euros/USD
For more info or to register contact us!

Musculoskeletal demand of running and the challenges:
Power at the hips, timing of triple extension, BIG toe-off, economy and recoil energy, misconception of gluteus dominance, postural control, hamstrings elasticity, lower leg concept.
Biomechanical approach to training
Interrelationship between mechanical power, energy transfer and running economy
Assessment protocols to enhance performance
Fatigue factors
Programming considerations
The Runners Performance Tool: exercises, drills, slings, and land training for the serious runner.
Uphill training for greater speed & strength: for the track, road, marathon and trail athletes.
Postural retraining versus dissociation training
Stress & rest cycle
The athlete’s performance profile

SPRING 2019 I will be teaching on location in Raleigh North Carolina, USA!
Advanced Gait assessment, re-education and Performance Training for the Runner
This is my fifth masterclass on gait analysis and performance training, each course with a very specific focus, innovative and hands-on.
Outline: 12hours
Advanced treadmill and outdoor gait analysis with case studies
Uphill and downhill (outdoors) gait analysis with case studies
Vertical session (outdoor): drills to enhance uphill and downhill form and increase performance for all terrain from track to marathons
Advanced assessment, diagnosis and gait-re-education methods
Track session:  drills for gait re-education and increase performance
Latest research in running injuries: form and overuse
The Runners Body Tool level 1 & 2: primary and secondary analysis
The Runners Performance routine: level 1, 2 and  3
Land training and exercises to maximize form, functional strength and performance

Location: Run Raleigh Physical Therapy & Performance Lab North Carolina USA
Dates: April 24th & 25th
08h30 to 16h00
Registration fee:
For more info or to register contact us!

New for 2019!

Performance Enhancement Techniques for the Skier / 8hours
with focus on sport specific demand, cause of injuries, prevention, and maximizing prehab for greater performance.
Sports Targeted: Nordic skiing (classic & skate), downhill and backcountry/ski mountaineering.
Functional anatomy & mechanics of each sport
Musculoskeletal demand
Battle between power and endurance
Potential sport specific injuries and prevention
Postural retraining of the athlete
Rehab to prehab training for greater performance
Programming and progression
Exercises, drills and land training.
Masterclass: Upper extremity & scapular control Conference
with focus on maximizing rehab & greater performance
Targeted athletes: climbers, swimmers and upper extremity sports.
Outline: 8hours

The swimmer’s shoulder:
mechanical issues, freestyle drills & techniques, diagnosis, testing, innovative rehab, and performance land-base training. 
Climbing: better mechanics, lower overuse injury risks and rehab for greater performance:
key zones, assessment, efficient climbing rehab, climbing technique & drills for greater performance, training tools/exercises/dissociation/sling training.
Grip strength techniques for proximal shoulder strength and greater stability
Posterior shoulder laxity in overhead athletes
Serratus anterior and overhead athletes
Potential sport specific injuries & prevention
Training for joint stability & mobility simultaneously
Dysfunction from overuse
Battle between power & endurance
Importance of dissociation training

Master Class : Lower Leg Sport Injuries
A practical approach, latest research, efficient rehab from assessment, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and prehab for greater performance.

Athletes targeted: runners, cyclists, triathletes, dancers, jumping & running sport.
Outline: 8hours
Soleus rehab /prehab for better performance

The role of soleus in running; assessment
; rehabilitating the runners soleus

; prehab; the importance of proper running form & cadence.
Medial tibialis stress syndrome: a biomechanical approach
We will look at the risk factors involved, treatment options and novel approach based on fascial manipulation.
Predicting the onset of MTSS; hip weakness and shin splints; physical examination and differential diagnosis; treatment options.
Flexors hallucis longus : the achilles of the foot
Anatomy and biomechanics of the FHL, the pathogenesis of possible injury.
Running injuries; clinical signs and symptoms; key rehab exercises.
Tibialis posterior tendon: a key player in foot biomechanics
Anatomy and biomechanics of the TP; outline examination protocols; treatment and management options for dysfunctions; case studies with runners and triathletes; key rehab & prehab exercises & drills.

Master Class : Ankle Sport Injuries
A practical approach, latest research, efficient rehab from assessment, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and prehab for greater performance.
Outline: 8hours
Ankle sprains: latest evidence, risk factors, and returning to play after high ankle sprain. 

Latest research on balance & proprioception training, is it effective for rehab and prevention of lateral ankle sprain injuries?
Chronic ankle instability: progression from acute ankle sprain to chronic and recurrent instability.
Relevant anatomy and biomechanics; how and why does ankle sprain become recurrent; identifying chronic instability in the athlete; signs and symptoms; behaviors associated with CAI.
Ankle injury: repairing the chronically unstable ankle
Surgical options available to stabilize an ankle with chronic instability.
Chronic ankle instability: post-operative rehabilitation involved in bringing an athlete back to full competition.
Detail post-operative protocol and stages of rehabilitation following an anatomic or non-anatomic reconstruction: key objectives, precautions, range of motion, exercises, CV exercises, exit criteria.
Dorsiflexion: the significance of dorsiflexion for injury prevention, efficient mechanics and the performance level of an athlete.
Identifying hypomobility; testing; compensatory movements; correlation to injury.
Tools to improve functional dorsiflexion in athletes.

Biomechanical causes of ITB Compression in endurance cyclists and mountain runners : time to re-focus and have a better understanding for efficient rehab and increased performance.
Outline: 8hours
Functional anatomy, mechanics and role of the ITB.
Pathology causing compression
Biomechanical factors
Pathomechanics / functional weaknesses / form
Mechanism of foot strike in running mechanics
Evaluating mechanics in downhill running
Cycling and the ITB
Bike geometry & fitting
Assessment / treatment options / programming
Series of exercises to eliminate ITB compression
Prehabilitation for performance : land training for runners

The Athletes Gluteus medius & Maximus: dysfunctions, assessment and prehab for performance.
Outline: 8hours
Functional anatomy & biomechanics of the hip
Latest research
Injuries to the medius, minimus & maximus and innovative rehab exercises
Gluteal tendinopathy: symptoms, diagnosis, management and stages for rehab
Efficient techniques for assessment
Screening tools for movement dysfunctions

The effects of running on the hips
Prehab for performance

Hamstring Injuries: efficient rehab & powerful prehab for performance
Learn how to reduce hamstring injury rate.
Outline: 8hours
Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the hamstring
Mechanism of injury
Factors for suffering a hamstring injury
Biomechanical loads on the hamstrings during sprinting
Site of injury and grading classifications
High hamstring tendinopathy & rehab
Testing the hamstring
Rational for exercises & programming
Exercises : running vs cycling injuries, sprinting type injuries, stretching type injuries, high speed injuries.
Determining accurate return-to-play
Sports performance rehab & prehab on the track : routine and progression

Running Analysis for Performance: from rehab, prehab to competition.
From triathlon, to track, cross-country, roads, trails and mountains!
Outline: 8hours
The importance of prehabilitation
Gait re-education
Performance techniques for assessment & hands-on adjustments
* The Runners Body Tool: primary and secondary analysis
Treadmill analysis (live hands-on assessment during the course)
Uphill running analysis (live hands-on assessment during the course)
Heel strike, overstriding and cadence
Latest research on running injuries
Pain, tightness, soreness and recovery: how to make it better
Functional training therapy: increasing performance / reducing injury risks
Return to play for recreational & competitive runners
Quickest way to gain speed & running fitness post-rehab
Exercises & land training drills: myofascial, run specific and drills for performance

Myofascial Sling training for performance: most efficient way to build functional and powerful core, increased efficiency of athletic movements, and to reduce injury risks.
Outline : 8hours
Functional anatomy of the core through fascia
Introduction of the main slings: fascial arrangement, directional pattern, movement and muscles involved.
Dissociation training to eliminate dysfunctional movement pattern and transfer into a qualitative, pain free and powerful movement.
Increased sports specific coordination, proprioception, power output, and economy.
Sling training for effective muscle sequencing and kinetic awareness.
Postural & joint stability training through iso-integration techniques.
Myofascial technique for facilitated stretch
Sling training principles for greater athletic performance.
Sling exercises and progression: generic and sport specific for running, cycling, climbing, skiing and swimming.

Mountain Running : gait analysis & performance training

We suggest the Running gait analysis for performance course (link) be taken prior for better learning.
Outline: 8hours
Common trail running injuries : and the reason why!
Loads error & runners weaknesses
Techniques in correcting musculoskeletal imbalances in trail runners.
Biomechanical analysis : flat / ascending / descending
Drills for proper muscle sequencing
Performance techniques for the trail
Sport specific exercises for greater strength & power, and to stay injury free.
Myofascial sling training to increase performance on the trail.

The Heel & Knee of Sports Injuries : achilles & patellar tendinopathy
Outline: 8hours
Anatomical & physiological aspect of the achilles and patellar tendons
Factors that predispose to achilles and patellar tendinopathy
Stages that leads to achilles and patellar tendinopathy
Force versus load on the knee and ankle
Muscle tendon complex : function / training / performance techniques
Misconceptions : diagnosis & treatments
Treatment options and recommended protocol
Exercises and programming: for rehab, prehab and sports specific performance.

Running Gait Analysis for Performance
Outline: 12hours
Maximize your technical skills in running biomechanics, recognize and correct faulty movement patterns to reduce the risk of recurring injuries and to increase performance.
Learn how to test, evaluate and prescribe drills and specific exercises to enhance proper mechanics.
Come and learn new progressive techniques to evaluate the athlete.
Latest research in optimal biomechanics for runners.
Intrinsic and extrinsic factors that contribute to running injuries.
Running cycles: the stance and float phase.
Running stride : cadence vs efficiency, over-striding, RPM’s, and speed.
Analysis of running joint mechanics
Runner’s faulty mechanics: spot the weakness and set it right.
Muscle Tendon Complex training
How to prevent hamstrings injuries in runners.
Priority training for runners: form & technique and injury prevention
Key exercises

More courses available :

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy : biomechanical evaluation & treatment

Popliteus instability & knee joint dysfunctions : assessment and effective rehab

Mechanotherapy : tissue healing through exercises

Advanced Athletic Conditioning : techniques for greater performance

Functional Anatomy for Human Performance
8 and 12 hours available

How to increase power at the hips :  for cyclist & runners

Injury prevention and performance training for climbers

Injury prevention and performance training for mountain runners

Injury prevention and performance training for winter mountain athletes

This is only a partial list of courses available, please contact us to discuss needs and interests for continuing education.
We also design specific course for the needs of our clients.