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02/19/19: Applying Musculoskeletal Principles to the Painful Neurological Shoulder

02/19/19: Applying Musculoskeletal Principles to the Painful Neurological Shoulder

  • $ 4000


February 19, 2019
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on February 19, at 12:00 pm cst.

Instructor: Colleen Hanlon, PT, CSCS, DHS,  Department of Outpatient Orthopedics-15th floor, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Associate Adjunct Faculty, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

Description: The webinar will focus on shoulder examination and identification of common shoulder pathologies. In addition, intervention techniques, therapeutic exercise programs and positioning principles for shoulder preservation will be discussed. The review also will summarize the existing literature on the impact of these conditions on rehabilitation and long-term outcomes.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss options related to diagnosis/classification of shoulder pain to direct intervention.
  • Assess the shoulder using a cluster of findings for clinical diagnosis of shoulder pathology.
  • Identify interventions that address impairments of body function and structure, activity limitations, and participation restrictions of associated shoulder conditions.
  • Identify pathoanatomical features of the glenohumeral joint and discuss positioning techniques related to decreasing joint congruency for targeting reductions in tissue irritability.

    Continuing Education Credits

     Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069.

    Occupational Therapy 

    Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.10 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: OT Process


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