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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Course Dates & Locations

  • Aug 8, 2020 – Aug 9, 2020

    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, Boston (South Weymouth), MA 02190

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    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, Boston (South Weymouth), MA 02190

    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18
    South Weymouth, MA 02190
    Emerson Conference Room "A"
    Tel: 781-340-8000

    Map and Driving Directions:
    Link: http://www.sshosp.org/directions/direction_ssh.htm

    South Shore Hospital is easily accessible from Route 3.
    Northbound on Route 3. Take exit 16 off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From North
    Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From Logan Airport
    Follow signs out of the airport for I-93 south. There will be a $3 toll immediately outside the airport. Proceed through the Ted Williams Tunnel and follow signs for Exit 23, to I-93 south. Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From West
    Follow the Mass Pike (I-90) to exit 14 (I-95/Route 128 south). When I-95 splits from Route 128, remain on Route 128 south (which is now also I-93 north). When I-93 north splits north, travel on to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 south on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From South
    Follow Route 3 northbound to exit 16. Travel south on Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    Follow Route 24 north to I-93 north. Follow to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    Area Accommodations
    Holiday Inn 781-871-0545
    929 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA
    (2.9 miles away)

    Comfort Inn - Rockland - 781-982-1000
    850 Hingham St, Rockland, MA
    (3.0 miles away)

    Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree – 781-848-0600
    50 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA
    (5.0 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
    Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Aug 15, 2020 – Aug 16, 2020

    5700 Telegraph Ave, 2nd floor, Oakland, CA 94609

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    Alta Bates Hand Therapy
    5700 Telegraph Ave, 2nd floor, Oakland, CA 94609

    Course Location
    Alta Bates Hand Therapy
    5700 Telegraph Ave, 2nd floor
    Oakland, CA 94609


    Area Accommodations:
    Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge
    1800 Powell Street,
    Emeryville, CA 94608
    (510) 658-9300

    Four Points by Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge
    1603 Powell Street,
    Emeryville, CA 94608
    (510) 547-7888

    Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Emeryville
    5555 Shellmound Street,
    Emeryville, CA 94608
    (510) 652-8777

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Oct 10, 2020 – Oct 11, 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

    Course Location
    Northwest Return to Work
    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101
    Lynnwood, WA 98036

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

    Nearby Accommodations
    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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  • Nov 14, 2020 – Nov 15, 2020

    1401 Johsnton-Willis Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

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    Johnston-Willis Hospital
    1401 Johsnton-Willis Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

    Johnston-Willis Hospital
    1401 Johsnton-Willis Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

    Course Location
    Johnston-Willis Hospital
    1401 Johnston-Willis Dr
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Telephone: (804) 483-5000

    4th Floor
    Atrium Room

    Parking:

    Area Accommodations
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond – Midlothian
    1021 Koger Center Boulevard,
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 379-3800

    Hampton Inn Richmond-Midlothian Turnpike
    800 Research Road,
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 897-2800

    Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
    9901 Midlothian Turnpike,
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 323-1144

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

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hourswill 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 course is 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 evidence supported treatment techniques used in shoulder rehabilitation
  • Perform modified examination techniques and “special test” based upon history, screening and stage of the condition e.g. acute vs chronic
  • Perform modified examination techniques and “special test” based upon history, screening and stage of the condition e.g. acute vs chronic
  • Perform basic and advanced mobilization and other manual therapy techniques to help facilitate normal recovery.
  • Demonstrate appropriate exercise prescription and dosing based on the stage of the condition and the recovery process.

Participants Comments

  • “Best course I have been to in a long, long time”
  • “Excellent - with good application to all populations”
  • “Excellent Speaker! - easy to follow for all levels and respectful to all disciplines”
  • “Awesome! - I really got a lot out of this course.”
  • “ I appreciated the down-to-earth style & the objective approach. It really helped me re-focus on
    my Tx rational”

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Continental Breakfast and Registration
    8:30 Functional Shoulder Complex Anatomy
    10:15 BREAK
    10:30 Functional Shoulder Complex Biomechanics
    11:00 Orthopedic Shoulder Complex Evaluation and Demonstration
    12:00 LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
    1:00 Evaluation Practice Lab
    1:45 Joint Mobilization of the Shoulder Complex (Basic and Advanced Techniques) Lab
    2:30 Joint Mobilization Lab
    - Small group work
    3:15 BREAK
    3:30 Common Pathologies of the Shoulder Complex and their management
    - Impingement Syndrome
    - Rotator Cuff Dysfunction
    5:30 Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 Common Pathologies Cont.
    - Glenohumeral Hypermobility/”Instability”
    - Labral Injuries
    - Adhesive Capsulitis and Loss of ROM
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Continuation of Shoulder Complex Conditions
    - Arthroplasty (Total, Hemi and Reverse)
    - Biceps Injuries
    - Fractures
    12:00 LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
    1:00 Evidence Based Concepts of Rehabilitation Treatment
    1:30 Advanced Manual Therapy Techniques
    - Lab Practice Time (small group practice)
    2:30 BREAK
    2:45 Therapy Techniques Continued
    4:00 Exercise Prescription
    5:00 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.