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.

Common pathologies, progressive non-operative and post-operative treatment involving impingement, instability, rotator cuff pathologies/tears, adhesive capsulitis, arthroplasties, and thoracic outlet syndrome will be covered with strong reference to their impact on function. Techniques covered will include joint and soft tissue mobilizations, kinetic chain strengthening, taping strategies, plyometric and athletic shoulder exercises and more.

This seminar is designed to be eclectic in its delivery to best suit the needs of the busy clinician. The hands on course content will be grounded in evidence based treatment strategies and supported with pertinent case studies.

You will return to your practice with new, applicable tools to treat a myriad of shoulder problems more effectively and efficiently.

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Aug 5, 2023 – Aug 6, 2023

    800 East Gate Blvd., NEW YORK (Garden City), NY 11530

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    Metro Physical Therapy
    800 East Gate Blvd., NEW YORK (Garden City), NY 11530

    Course Location
    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

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Oct 7, 2023 – Oct 8, 2023

    3000 New Bern Avenue, RALEIGH, NC 27610

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    WakeMed Health & Hospitals
    3000 New Bern Avenue, RALEIGH, NC 27610

    Course Location
    WakeMed Health & Hospitals
    3000 New Bern Avenue
    Raleigh , NC 27610
     
    Building Name:
    Andrews Center
    Conference Rooms 1 & 2
    Phone #: 919-350-8000
     
    Parking
    Free parking located on upper and lower deck of the Andrews Center.
     
    The Andrews Center is located at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus. After exiting the Beltline on New Bern Avenue, drive through the Sunnybrook Road intersection and take a left into the Emergency Entrance. The Andrews Center is on your left. Click here for a map of Raleigh Campus.
     
    Area Accommodations
    Marriott-Raleigh City Center – 929-833-1120
    500 Fayetteville St , Raleigh, NC 27601
    (3.6 miles away)
     
    Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown – 919-872-2323
    3415 Wake Forest Road , Raleigh, NC 27609
    (3.6 miles away)
     
    Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
    421 S Salisbury St , Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 834-9900
    (3.6 miles away)
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Nov 18, 2023 – Nov 19, 2023

    4270 Minton Road; Ste 120, MELBOURNE, FL 32904

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    Beachside Physical Therapy
    4270 Minton Road; Ste 120, MELBOURNE, FL 32904

    Course Location
    Beachside Physical Therapy
    4270 Minton Road
    Suite 120
    West Melbourne, Florida 32904

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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours will be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATs & Assistants.

Therapy Network, Inc. (BOC AP#: P2563) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. Our seminars are eligible for a maximum of 15 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Audience

This is an intermediate level course intended for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs and ATs

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Objectives

  • Identify relevant functional anatomy and biomechanics that directly relates to addressing the most common shoulder complex disorders.
  • Identify current updates on treatment strategies for common shoulder complex diagnoses
  • Demonstrate manual therapy techniques addressing joint and soft tissue limitations that are appropriate for the clinical presentation of each patient.
  • Demonstrate application of general principles of functional exercise, stretching and taping for mobility and stability appropriate for the clinical presentation of each patient.
  • Identify precautions & rehabilitation considerations following common surgical procedures of the shoulder complex.
  • Demonstrate impairment specific functional exercise and manual therapy, properly choosing treatment techniques relative to the specific diagnoses.

Participants Comments

  • Logical order of manual with progression to functional exercises. Rhett was not intimidating and gave great feedback. PT
  • This course was really well organized and I feel more confident with my skills as a therapists now. COTA
  • I loved the hands on practice, the interactive aspects, and one-on-one critiquing when needed. PT
  • Rhett was an excellent presenter/clinician that really knows what he is teaching. He was engaging, positive and offered multiple alternative methods to techniques to accommodate the entire class. OTR

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration and continental breakfast
    8:30 Principles of shoulder anatomy and biomechanics
    -Functional anatomy of the shoulder complex
    - Mobility vs Stability
    -Observation of posture & movement
    10:30 BREAK
    10:45 Updates on common shoulder diagnoses
    - Overuse injury diagnoses
    - Post-surgical diagnoses
    - Degenerative & insidious diagnoses
    12:00 LUNCH (on your own)
    1:00 LAB – Joint mobilization techniques for the shoulder complex
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 LAB – Soft tissue techniques for the shoulder complex
    5:30 Q/A and Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 Assessment of Pain & Disability
    -Outcome measures
    -Pain-disability-function and fear of movement
    8:45 LAB –Functional exercise for mobility and stability
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 LAB – Functional exercise for the shoulder complex (cont.)
    11:00 LAB - Considerations following common surgical procedures
    12:00 LUNCH - on your own
    1:00 LAB –Impairment specific functional exercise: Impingement, Adhesive Capsulitis, & Instability
    2:15 LAB - Effective taping techniques for the shoulder
    3:15 BREAK
    3:30 Case studies: Updates on frequently treated shoulder conditions:
    5:00 Q & A and Adjourn

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants nonrefundable airfare, accommodations or fees.