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This online ce course is offered in cooperation with Elsevier Science Publishing and utilizes text from the textbook “Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Extremities, Cervical and Thoracic Spines” by Shirley Sahrmann, Pt, PhD, FAPTA and associates © 2011

Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Extensively illustrated and evidence based, this text provides an organized and structured method to help you analyze the mechanical causes of movement system impairment syndromes, determine the contributing factors, and plan strategy for management that is specific to the extremities, cervical and thoracic spines

Throughout the continuing education course you will find detailed, clear explanations covering the initial examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and the modification of functional activities.  Included are illustrations – plus tables and summary boxes- highlighting essential concepts and procedures.  Also, you can expect case studies throughout the course that illustrate the clinical reasoning used in managing musculoskeletal pain.

To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 509 pages has been carefully broken down by sections into 4 modules.  Each module approved for 10 contact hours of post-graduate continuing education (NOTE: board approvals vary state to state, please check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog by returning to our home page and entering both your state and profession).

Each 10 contact hour module can be purchased individually or combined with one or all of the other modules from this course to create a Course Bundle.  Each course is offered in two easy formats to again meet your professional needs.  You can choose to have immediate access to your course by selecting the online format (PDF download) or a hard copy of the material can be rushed to your home by selecting our mail format. 

Available for ChiropractorOccupational TherapistOccupational Therapist AssistantsPhysical TherapistPhysical Therapist Assistant

What you can expect from each Module:

Modules In Course

Module 1: Staging Systems for Rehabilitation and Syndromes of the Elbow

Included in Module 1:
Chapter 1:  Update of Concepts Underlying Movement System Syndromes
Chapter 2:  Staging System for Rehabilitation
Chapter 6:  Movement System Syndromes of the Elbow
Module 2: Syndromes of Cervical and Thoracic Spine

Included in Module 2: 
Chapter 3:  Movement System Syndromes of the Cervical Spine
Chapter 4:  Movement System Syndromes of the Thoracic Spine
Module 3: Syndromes of the Hand and Wrist

Included in Module 3: 
Chapter 5:  Movement System Syndromes of the Hand and Wrist
Module 4: Syndromes of the Knee, Foot and Ankle

Included in Module 4: 
Chapter 7:  Movement System Syndromes of the Knee
Chapter 8:  Movement System Syndromes of the Foot and Ankle