Advanced Topics in the Examination, Evaluation and Treatment of the Knee

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Lesson Plan

Dr. Wilk’s course is designed to present the most recent, relevant, evidence-based, and clinically proven information for the treatment of the most challenging problems of the knee joints. Each Module offers a format of 25 minutes presentation combined with 25 minutes of in-clinic demonstration followed by a 10-minute summary.


  • Recall the anatomy and biomechanics of the knee joint
  • Recognize various knee joint pain and dysfunction
  • Develop a treatment program based on an evidence based approach
  • Reproduce a functional assessment for specific knee disorders
  • Interpret the information obtained from the clinical examination and functional assessment
  • Develop a treatment plan for specific knee lesions
  • Design an effective and appropriate rehabilitation program based on evidence based medicine for the following knee pathologies:
  • – ACL surgery – ACL reconstruction – ACL Bridge procedure, ALL procedures of the knee – Patellofemoral pain & post-operative rehabilitation – Tendinopathies – Post-operative articular cartilage procedures – Knee stiffness & loss of motion – Return to Play Criteria – evidence based – Specific techniques to improve healing & promote muscle hypertrophy
  • Analyze specific exercise techniques, such as weight bearing and non weight bearing exercises and understand joint kinematics and muscular activity & then be able to develop the treatment plan for the appropriate exercises for the specific patient
  • Integrate the information presented in this course and demonstrate problem-solving skills through the development of treatment plans of specific case studies presented

You can start and stop the course at any time.  The course length is 8 hours. The course is available to  you for one year after purchase date. After each section a quiz is provided. Enjoy the course! Please contact if you have questions regarding courses, subscriptions or Continuing Education Approval.

Continuing Education available for: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapy, Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy
Disclosure: Kevin Wilk is the Associate Clinical Director of Champion Sports Medicine in Birmingham, AL, where he works with numerous professional and recreational athletes and general orthopaedic patients also.
Financial Disclosure: Kevin Wilk receives payment for this course.
Content disclosure: This course does not focus on any product or service. Materials / prerequisite needed: N/A

Outline – 7 Modules – Total Run Time of: 7 hours, 45 minutes

  • Advanced Rehabilitation for the ACL Patient 55:26
  • Knee Examination with Dr. Cain  1:18:37
  • BFR Training for the Lower Extremity: the Science & the Application 1:13:58
  • What Exercises are Best for the Lower Extremity: Based on EMG, Biomechanical Analysis & Clinical Experience 1:04:34
  • Criteria & Objective Testing to Return to Play 1:01:58
  • Rehabilitation of a patient with stiff and painful knee 59:23
  • ACL Rehabilitation (Early to Intermediate Phases) 1:18:15

You can start and stop the course at any time. A short quiz is provided after each section to gauge your understanding of the course. Enjoy the course!

Continuing Education regulations may change. Please verify requirements with your licensure board for license renewal.

Athletic Trainers: WebExercises is an approved provider for the BOC, provider P10199. This course is approved in all states for Athletic Trainers. WebExercises is approved in Florida and Arizona and attendance will be filed with CE Broker. Topic: Intermediate

Physical Therapy Approval for this course: This course has been approved by the Arkansas Board of Physical Therapy. The course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education or is approved by virtue of approval by the Arkansas Physical Therapy board. Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (Category 1) Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire,  North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Doctor of Chiropractic course approval: (see approval information below) *The licensed Doctor of Chiropractic shall be responsible for verifying the board requirements for license renewal. Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia (approval 2021-689 Examination Procedure/Diagnoses expires 12/31/2021),Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

Approval Information: WebExercises is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. PACE approved providers are accepted by the following Chiropractic State Boards:  Alaska, Connecticut, DC,  Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming. Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Wisconsin are PACE approved but currently do not allow online Continuing Education. The following State Boards accept PACE approved providers, but additionally request submission to the State Board: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas (plus CCE accredited Chiropractic College).

CCE accredited Chiropractic College: WebExercises is sponsored by a CCE accredited Chiropractic College, Cleveland University-Kansas City. This course meets the appropriate standards for continuing education and qualifies for 8 CEUs (hours) in the following states: Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan.

Occupational Therapy: Course abides by regulatory guidelines of your board for continuing education. Please review your board guidelines before taking a course for CE credit to make sure the course is germane to your profession and fulfills requirements. Arkansas, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska,  North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

Course Instructor

Kevin Wilk, DPT Kevin Wilk, DPT

Kevin Wilk has been a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 32 years. Kevin is currently Associate Clinical Director for Champion Sports Medicine (a Select Medical Facility) in Birmingham, AL. In addition, he is the Director of Rehabilitative Research at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Kevin is also the Rehabilitation Consultant for the Tampa Bay Rays’ Baseball Team, and has worked with the Rays for 18 years. Kevin has worked with professional baseball for 29 years, and with the Rays since the organization started. Dr Wilk received his physical therapy from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL., and his DPT from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of HealthCare Professions in Boston, MA.