Manual Therapy and Functional Exercise for the Shoulder Complex

Shoulder pain is extremely prevalent in the general population, being ranked as the third most common musculoskeletal complaint. This two-day hands on seminar will present a comprehensive overview of the structural and biomechanical basis of shoulder function and its relationship to the entire upper extremity. Improve your outcomes in the clinic or training room by examining the best evidence-based manual techniques and functional exercises for conservative and post-op management of common shoulder conditions.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Dec 5, 2020 – Dec 6, 2020

    2030 S Patrick Dr Ste 3, Melbourne (Indian Harbor Beach), FL 32937

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    First Choice Physical Therapy
    2030 S Patrick Dr Ste 3, Melbourne (Indian Harbor Beach), FL 32937

    Area Hotels

    Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront
    3101 N Hwy A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903
    Phone: (321) 773-9260

    Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront
    2605 N Hwy A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903
    Phone: (321) 777-4100

    Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne West
    2101 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904
    Phone: (321) 724-6400

    There are not room blocks or discounts at the mentioned hotels. Please contact the hotels directly for best rates.

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  • Jun 12, 2021 – Jun 13, 2021

    5601 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21239

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    Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital
    5601 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21239

    Course Location
    Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital
    5601 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21239

    Good Health Center
    Conference room A and B

    Enter through the Emergency room and take elevator to the 2nd floor

    Parking outside of main entrance

    Area Accommodations
    Doubletree Inn at the Colonnade
    4 W. University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21218
    Reservations: 410-235-5400
    www.doubletree.com

    Radisson Cross Keys
    5100 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21210
    Reservations: 410-532-6900
    www.radisson.com/unionmemorial

    Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
    20 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
    Reservations: 410-539-8400
    www.radisson.com/hotels/mdbalhar


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Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Intensive Lab Course to Improve Functional Outcomes

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Oct 24, 2020 – Oct 25, 2020

    800 Fair Park Blvd,, Little Rock, AR 72204

    4 SPOTS LEFT

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    OrthoArkansas
    800 Fair Park Blvd,, Little Rock, AR 72204

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  • Nov 7, 2020 – Nov 8, 2020

    1200 12th Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98144

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    Pacific Medical Center Beacon Hill
    1200 12th Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98144

    Course Location
    Pacific Medical Center Beacon Hill
    1200 12th Avenue S
    Seattle, WA 98144

    Seminar will be held in conference room West. The main entrance to the building will be closed. Here are directions using the outside entrance: After leaving the parking garage, walk (left) to the far end of the brick building. Turn right and walk down the stairway between the building and the parking garage. Entrance is on the right.

    Area Accommodations
    Courtyard Marriott
    612 2nd Ave
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (206) 625-1111
    (1.0 mile away)

    DoubleTree Artic Club Hotel
    700 3rd Ave
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (206) 340-0340
    (1.0 mile away)

    Best Western Pioneer Square
    77 Yesler Way
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (800) 780-7234
    (1.0 mile away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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Medicare Alphabet Soup for Outpatient Rehabilitation Practices: Navigating the Medicare Maze

Medicare is an ever-changing landscape for outpatient physical therapists. From Functional Limitation Reporting, Manual Medical Review and Medicare caps, to outcome tools, probe and targeted audits, total time rules, maintenance, Merit-based Incentive Payment System, and documentation requirements, the regulations seem overwhelming. Learn how to navigate the Medicare maze. This course will provide a clear understanding of the Medicare Rules and regulations for outpatient physical and occupational therapy. Participants will develop a basic understanding of the audit process and how to position oneself for success in an audit situation. This course will cover the issues that therapists find most confusing.

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The Foot and Ankle Complex

The foot and ankle comprise one of the most fascinating and complex areas of human anatomy and divine engineering. Dysfunction in this anatomical region can be difficult to assess, and the same physiological movements often are referenced using several different terms. Foot function can influence lower quarter kinematics and kinetics, as well as lower quarter function having the potential to influence foot kinematics and kinetics. The purpose of this program is to enhance the ability to: understand the biomechanics of this anatomic region; assess foot, ankle, and selected aspects of lower quarter dysfunction accurately; and plan and implement appropriate treatment regimens for these pathologies, including the use of foot orthoses and shoewear.

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    Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Orthopedic Patients

    This two-day, evidenced based, laboratory intensive course will focus on teaching a historically useful manual therapy technique, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF). The course introduces PNF as a manual therapy and exercise intervention technique to address common pathologies of both upper and lower extremities. The course is intended to provide the clinician with the skill to rehabilitate the patient with a hands-on, integrative approach. This will be accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and significant lab time. The structured sessions are aimed at emphasizing important concepts in neurophysiology and motor learning to improve neuromuscular control in orthopedic patients. Mastery of these techniques requires a solid foundation in basic anatomy and the pathomechanics of the shoulder and hip. Attendees will learn useful terminology, basic procedures, and techniques.

    Participants will learn to successfully apply PNF techniques in a manner that each patient-centered session is both therapeutic intervention and assessment or evaluation. The clinician will learn to develop and sequence a dynamic treatment plan incorporating PNF techniques that can be used for conservative and post-operative approaches. Current clinical evidence supports the combination of these treatments when properly performed and prescribed by a skilled clinician. Strategies for documentation and coding will also be covered.

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      The Shoulder Complex

      Successful evaluation and treatment of the shoulder complex entails an accurate understanding of its normal and abnormal anatomy, pathomechanics and biomechanics. Treatment of the shoulder can be complex and confusing based upon the multitude of approaches that exist. By utilizing a systematic approach, therapists and athletic trainers may focus on a problem-solving basis to accurately and successfully evaluate patients with a variety of shoulder conditions. Included in this two-day workshop is an overview of the most common orthopedic conditions in which therapeutic intervention is indicated, evaluation and treatment schemes to promote successful outcomes and significant lab time. Attendees will further their development involving effective evaluation and treatment (surgical as well as non-surgical); including differential diagnosis, manual therapy, exercise prescription and evidence supported treatment techniques for the shoulder proper.

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        Muscle Energy and Soft Tissue Techniques for the Lower Quadrant

        This lab intensive manual therapy course presents the use of mechanical movements which lead to proper selection of Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM), select joint mobilizations and home exercises to correct positional faults, muscular imbalance and hypo-mobility of the lumbar spine, pelvis and hip region.

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          The Lumbo-Sacral Complex

          Low back pain is a significant contributor to disability worldwide and is one of the most common conditions for which patients seek care. Treatment approaches can often be confusing due to dogmatic classification systems, which can be overly complicated and difficult to apply in a clinically meaningful way. However, patients with regional disorders often present with similar clinical presentations. These clinical presentations can often guide clinicians towards the best treatment options.

          This course is designed to be eclectic in its delivery to best suit the needs the busy clinician. Treatment approaches are organized based on categories that are consistent with how patients that report low back pain are likely to present. Patients presenting with chronic low back pain, referred leg pain, SI dysfunction or even stenosis will often respond to similar treatment approaches. This course will provide treatment options in a multimodal context that are grouped to address the most common clinical presentations. Finally, treatment approaches are organized in a logical way providing examples of how the treatments could be integrated.

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            The Cervico-Thoracic Complex

            Neck pain leads to significant disability and limits functional abilities for patients at all levels. Treatment approaches can often be confusing due to dogmatic classification systems, which can be overly complicated and difficult to apply in a clinically meaningful way. However, patients with regional disorders often present with similar clinical presentations. These clinical presentations can often guide clinicians towards the best treatment options.

            This course is designed to be eclectic in its delivery to best suit the needs the busy clinician. Treatment approaches are organized based on categories that are consistent with how patients that report neck pain are likely to present. Clinical presentations such as chronic neck pain, radiculopathy, traumatic onset, asymmetric movements, headache or myofascial pain are common in clinical practice. This course will provide treatment options in a multimodal context that are grouped to address the most common clinical presentations. Finally, treatment approaches are organized in a logical way providing examples of how the treatments could be integrated.

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              Splinting the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

              The art of custom splinting is an often frustrating and challenging skill to master. Invariably we find our best efforts in a pile of very expensive and awkward to handle mass of materials leaving both our patients and ourselves baffled by the outcome. Taking control of the materials through understanding their properties, characteristics and “feel”, along with a strong foundation of upper extremity biomechanics and surface anatomy can quickly turn the tables in your favor. Holding true to the title, these clinicians have created a remarkable formula for mastering splint fabrication in an introductory environment that incorporates ample opportunity to both observe and fabricate custom splinting, all the while, sharing the dos and don’ts that can only come from 20 years of trial and error. A fun, relaxed and non-intimidating workshop developed to replace frustrated and baffled with enlightened and confident. Diagnosis and conditions covered in this workshop include fractures, arthritis, contractures, CTDs and wounds. Emphasis is placed on replicating the actual patient environment. Course handouts and labs are designed to allow immediate clinical application of splinting techniques.

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              Course Dates & Locations:

              • Nov 14, 2020 – Nov 15, 2020

                800 East Gate Blvd., New York (Garden City), NY 11530

                CLASS IS FULL

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                Metro Physical and Aquatic Therapy
                800 East Gate Blvd., New York (Garden City), NY 11530

                Metro Physical Therapy
                800 East Gate Blvd.
                Garden City, NY 11530
                T:516-745-8050 


                Area Accommodations
                Hampton Inn Garden City
                1 North Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
                (516) 227-2720


                Hilton Garden Inn Westbury
                1575 Privado Road, Westbury, NY 11590
                (516) 683-8200


                Courtyard by Marriott Westbury
                1800 Privado Road, Westbury, NY 11590
                (516) 542-1001


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              • Dec 12, 2020 – Dec 13, 2020

                901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

                5  SPOTS LEFT

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                St Mary's Medical Center
                901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

                Course Location
                St Mary's Medical Center
                901 45th Street,
                West Palm Beach, FL 33407
                www.stmarysmc.com

                Cypress Room- Use front entrance

                Parking- in front of hospital

                Area Accommodations
                SpringHill Suites West Palm Beach I-95
                2437 Metrocentre Boulevard
                West Palm Beach, FL 33407
                (561) 689-6814

                Homewood Suites by Hilton West Palm Beach
                2455 Metrocentre Boulevard,
                West Palm Beach, FL 33407
                (561) 682-9188

                Residence Inn By Marriott West Palm Beach
                2461 Metrocentre Blvd East
                West Palm Beach, FL 33407
                (561) 687-4747

                There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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              • Jun 12, 2021 – Jun 13, 2021

                2351 East 22nd St, Cleveland, OH 44115

                3  SPOTS LEFT

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                St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
                2351 East 22nd St, Cleveland, OH 44115

                Course Location
                St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
                2351 East 22nd Street Cleveland, OH 44115

                1st Floor
                Main Hospital
                DePaul Room.

                Parking: The visitor parking lot is across the street from the main hospital and is a gated lot. Cross the street outside or take the bridge connected to the main hospital to enter.

                Area Accommodations

                Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown
                1100 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115
                Phone: (216) 658-6400

                Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square
                1260 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115
                Phone: (216) 615-7500

                Holiday Inn Express Cleveland Downtown
                629 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
                Phone: (216) 443-1000

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              Management of Nerve & Tendon Pain in the Upper Extremity

              This seminar is designed to advance clinical competence in working with the neurological and musculoskeletal issues associated with repetitive stress injuries through the application of current clinical evidence. A thorough review of tendon/nerve physiology, pathomechanics, and surgical techniques will create a foundation for proper intervention. This foundation will then be used to develop assessment and treatment approaches to pathology associated with repetitive stress injuries. Course content includes current conservative and surgical treatment options, ergonomic assessment/intervention, imaging, post-surgical guidelines, splinting options, joint and soft tissue mobilization, modalities and specific therapeutic exercise techniques. The student will participate in lecture and small group discussion before implementing assessment and treatment strategies in laboratory sessions.

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              Course Dates & Locations:

              • Nov 14, 2020 – Nov 15, 2020

                19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, Seattle (Lynnwood) , WA 98036

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                Northwest Return to Work
                19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, Seattle (Lynnwood) , WA 98036

                Our Lynnwood clinic is conveniently located in the Alderwood Business Campus (next to John L. Scott) near Alderwood Mall

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                Courtyard Seattle North/Lynnwood Everett
                4220 Alderwood Mall Blvd, Lynnwood, WA 98036
                www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sealn-courtyard-seattle-north-lynnwood-everett/
                (425) 670-0500

                Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood
                20610 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036
                www.embassysuiteslynnwood.com
                (425) 775-2500

                Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle North/Lynnwood
                19324 Alderwood Mall Pkwy, Lynnwood, WA 98036
                www.hamptonseattlenorth.com
                (425) 771-1888

                There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the hotel.
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