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Evaluation and Treatment of the Knee

Mike Reinold and Lenny Macrina's Online Course

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Take Your Knowledge of the Knee to the Next Level and Become an Expert


Let us walk you through a detailed online program designed to enhance your clinical examination and treatment skills. We’ll share with you the evidence-based scientific and clinical rationale behind what you need to know to make an immediate impact on your ability to work with knee patients.

This is exactly how we evaluate and treat the knee.

We'll cover ACL, meniscus, patellofemoral, articular cartilage, osteoarthritis and more.

You'll have an advanced understanding of the knee joint, feel fully confident in your ability to evaluate and treat the knee, and easily become a knee expert.



Over the past several years, we’ve been developing a cutting edge new continuing education format that takes place entirely online over a longer period of time to allow you to learn at your own pace but also to start implementing what you learn immediately throughout the program. No more losing an entire weekend and zoning out in the back of the room for 8 hours! Many home study courses consist of reading a text or watching a DVD, but we always felt they were lacking in content and had no interactivity.

Our solution was to use online videos, presentations, journal article readings, and discussion boards to create a program that I know you will walk away from with a better understanding of the knee.

Welcome to our online continuing education mentorship program on the Recent Advances in Evidence Based Evaluation and Treatment of the Knee, an online program with 7 lessons of content. If you have attended any of our live seminars or read our websites, journal articles, books, or chapters in the past, then you know that this program is packed with great content, clinical pearls, scientific evidence, and more importantly practical information that you can apply to your patients and clients immediately.

The course is highly interactive, both with us and with all of the other participants – you can be as involved as much as you would like, but the more we interact the better the experience. The best part is that you can do this when ever and where ever you want, it doesn’t matter what time zone or even country you are in, you participate when it is convenient to you. This is the future of continuing education.

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Set Yourself Apart and Master Your Understanding of the Knee


Here is what is included and just some of the many great features of joining our program:

Course Lessons


The course contains seven modules that include videos, presentations, journal article readings, and a discussion forum. Once you finish a module, you can proceed to the next module in the course:


  • Lesson 1 - Evaluation of the Knee - An overview of our complete approach to the clinical examination of the knee. We'll cover the entire evaluation process from the subjective examination to a wide range of special test for ligamentous, meniscal, and patellofemoral pathology.
  • Lesson 2 - Treatment of the Knee - We'll demonstrate our treatment progressions for the knee joint complex designed to enhance neuromuscular control. We'll show progressions from early to advanced phases of rehabilitation using our 4 phase approach to restore baseline proprioception, dynamic stabilization, neuromuscular control, and functional movements
  • Lesson 3 - Anterior Cruciate Ligament - An overview of the entire rehabilitation process following ACL reconstruction, including variations based on graft selection and specific patient criteria.
  • Lesson 4 - Patellofemoral - How to develop treatment programs for patellofemoral pain based on our patellofemoral classification system. Using this approach you'll be able to easily distinguish between many different reasons behind patellofemoral pain and treat appropriately.
  • Lesson 5 - Meniscus - We'll discuss meniscal pathology and the rehabilitation process of meniscal injuries, both nonoperatively as well as postoperative meniscectomy and meniscal repair procedures.
  • Lesson 6 - Articular Cartilage - We'll discuss meniscal pathology and the rehabilitation process of meniscal injuries, both nonoperatively as well as postoperative meniscectomy and meniscal repair procedures.
  • Lesson 7 - Knee Osteoarthritis - The principles behind rehabilitation of the knee with osteoarthritis, including nonoperative management and rehabilitation following tibial osteotomy and total knee replacement surgery.
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    Critically Acclaimed Online Programs


    Don't just take our word for it. Here are just some of the many testimonials of our acclaimed online educational programs:

    "Phenomenal course on the knee. I would recommend this course to practitioners new and old as it provides a great perspective on evaluation, assessment and treatment of the various conditions we often see in the orthopedic section.” - Jeff Mueller, PT, DPT -- Clovis, CA

    "By far the most comprehensive knee seminar I have taken. Mike and Lenny truly are leaders in the industry. This is an amazing opportunity for clinicians to enhance their approach to knee dysfunction whether it be conservative or surgical. Thanks!” - Keaton Worland, PT, DPT, CSCS, ITPT - Waterloo, IL

    "This course is amazing. The presentation is great provided with the content and knowledge Mike and Lenny had to offer. This program has helped me to learn more about my patients and to provide them with better treatment." - Tony N., PTA - Jacksonville, FL

    "Outstanding learning format! Mike and Lenny bring their extensive knowledge base, experience and enthusiasm to this course to enable clinicians at all levels to gain a more in depth understanding of the evaluation and treatment of the knee." - Barb Kaiser, PT, CLT

    Your Instructors


    Mike Reinold, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS is President and Co-Founder of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance in Boston, MA.

    Dr. Reinold is considered a world-renowned leader in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, fitness, and sports performance. As a physical therapist, athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist, Mike uses his background in sport biomechanics, movement quality, muscles imbalances, and manual therapy to specialize in all aspects of human performance. He has worked extensively with a variety of professional athletes with emphasis on the care of throwing injuries in baseball players.

    Dr. Reinold specializes in all sports and orthopedic injuries throughout the body, as well as enhancing movement quality and performance in people looking to get the most out of their bodies. Dr. Reinold is an active researcher and educator, teaching 100,000’s of fitness and rehabilitation professionals each year through his publications, website, and educational products.


    Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS is Director of Physical Therapy and Co-Founder of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance in Boston, MA.

    Lenny Macrina has been practicing physical therapy for over 12 years after graduating with his Master’s degree from Boston University.

    Lenny is a board certified sports physical therapist by the American Physical Therapy Association and a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Along with maintaining a full clinic schedule, he participates in clinical research with the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL and has co-authored several current concept papers, book chapters, and research papers while presenting at various national conferences.

    Lenny combines a background of biomechanics with modern manual therapy and movement science to help recover from injury and optimize performance. He is certified through Titleist Performance Institute and Selective Functional Movement Assessment systems.

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts right when you enroll! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. You'll get immediate access to the entire course, however, we suggest you go in order through the material.
    How do I access the course information?
    You can access the course from this website or go to OnlineKneeSeminar.com. You can access any part of the course from any internet connected devices. This includes all computers, tablets, and phones. You have 24/7 access to the material from anywhere in the world with internet.
    How long do I have access to the course?
    You'll be able to download all the journal articles and presentation outlines to keep forever. After enrolling, you'll have access to the full website for 12 weeks. But don't worry, we understand that life can get busy, if you need extra time to finish the course, we'll be happy to extend. We treat this online course similar to a live seminar and plan to offer updated versions in the future as new research and information becomes available.
    Does the course offer CEUs?
    Yes, the course has been approved by the FSBPT and NATA. This course has been approved by the Federation of State Physical Therapy Boards for 18 contact hours. This currently includes AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, DC, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MS, MO, MT, NE, NC, ND, OR, PR, SC, TN, UT, VT, VA, WI, WY. Other states may accept CEU credit from other states but check your state licensing prior. You can see an updated list here: https://pt.fsbpt.net/aPTitude/content/public/FSBPTCertification This course has been approved by the National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) for 22.5 Category A CEU hours. Course provider #P3259. If you would like to submit for approval for other boards or organizations, we provide all the necessary information.
    What if I am unhappy with the course?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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    Money Back Guarantee. If you aren’t happy with the program, let us know within 30-days and we’ll gladly offer a refund. We know you’ll love it.

    Detailed Course Information


    Learning Objectives:

    1. At the successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to describe the pathomechanics of various knee injuries and given the values for injury mechanism be able to appropriately list at least 3 correct special tests to differentiate pathology;

    2. At the successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly list at least 3 specific clinical examination tests &maneuvers used to appropriately differentially diagnose between ACL, patellofemoral, meniscus injuries;

    3. At the successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly describe and design an effective and appropriate rehabilitation program based on current clinical and scientific research for nonoperative and postoperative ACL injuries, patellofemoral injuries, meniscal injuries, articular cartilage injuries, and osteoarthritis injuries.

    Target Audience:

    Various Levels. This program is applicable to physical therapists, occupational therapists, assistants, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning specialists, and other orthopedic, sports medicine, rehabilitation, and fitness specialists.

    The Advanced Continuing Education Institute, LLC, is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.