Short course

Musculoskeletal Management of the Lower Limb

Attend our course on Musculoskeletal Management of the Lower Limb. Develop better musculoskeletal (MSK) assessment and management skills of the lower limb.

Why study with us

  • Delivered by leading medical consultants, therapists and academics. We work with Blackpool Teaching Hospital Trust and East Lancashire Hospital Trust.
  • Our on-campus block delivery is taught at weekends to fit around your professional work commitments.
  • We support NHS approaches such as Five Year Forward View and MSK strategies. The course aims to integrate and deliver new sustainable models of care which promote prevention, self-care, and health and wellbeing.

Level: Postgraduate, Level 7
Delivery: On campus
Study mode: Part time 2 x 3-day teaching blocks
Duration: June - August
Module code: M4032
Campus: Preston
Start date: June

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and critically evaluate, accurate and effective clinical assessment and examination of patients with lower limb musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Demonstrate and critically evaluate advanced clinical reasoning processes in the diagnosis, investigation and management of patients with MSK lower limb disorders
  • Critically discuss and evaluate a biopsychosocial approach to holistic assessment and treatment planning.
  • Critically evaluate and synthesise the contemporary evidence base to support and inform the management of lower limb dysfunction.


Future careers in Musculoskeletal Management

This course is ideal as a development opportunity for current medical and health professionals. It provides the perfect opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills related to the treatment of MSK conditions.


This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

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