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Dr. Mark King, DC

Mark A. King, DC is a 1982 honors graduate and former collegiate athlete at Florida Southern College and a 1986 cum laude graduate of Life Chiropractic College in Marietta Georgia. Dr. King opened the Mt. Lookout Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center with his wife, Dr. Donna Moloney, in February, 1987. Together, they run a 10-doctor, multi-disciplinary clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. King became the third President of the Motion Palpation Institute in 2001 and continues in that capacity. He has been an instructor for Motion Palpation Institute since 1994 and has taught all over the world. Dr. King has co-authored a case presentation for JMPT on cervical spine instability following a traumatic automobile accident. He has written over 25 articles for Dynamic Chiropractic.

Saturday Breakout Session: Hip/Pelvic Mobility & Stability

Dr. Mark King will teach the clinical evaluation of the hip and pelvis, adjustive techniques, rehabilitation of the iliofemoral and SI joints, and clinical management. Emphasis on assessment, corrective procedures, rehab, and case management will be done in the lecture and demonstration sections. The class is designed to help clinicians become clinically effective and time efficient when managing patients with hip and sacroiliac issues. 

This is a hands on seminar, so attendees are encouraged to bring their own adjustments tables to class if possible. 

Program Outline


Clinically evaluate and properly diagnose hip/SI dysfunction

  • Increase efficiency in identifying and correcting joint dysfunction

  • Know when to refer a patient for surgical consult

  • Identify and manage functional instability

  • Understand and implement corrective rehab and exercises for hip and pelvic stabilization


Hour 1

  • Review of clinical biomechanics of the pelvis and iliofemoral joints

  • Clinical screening/examination of the iliofemoral joint

  • Clinical evaluation and considerations for surgery

Hour 2

  • Specific palpations for common joint dysfunctions of the hips and SI joints

  • Manual and drop table adjustive techniques will be demonstrated

Hour 3

  • Hip/glute functional evaluation for development of rehab program

  • Hip/glute rehab and exercise approaches for the restoration of function and strength

Hour 4

  • Clinical case management of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome and Iliofemoral DJD

  • Practical use in the clinical setting (when, where and how to use it in a busy Chiropractic practice)

  • Conclusions

  • Q & A

  • Closing remarks

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