This course utilizes content from the textbook “The Athlete’s Shoulder” Second Edition by Kevin E. Wilk, P.T., D.P.T., Michael M. Reinold, P.T., D.P.T., A.T.C, C.S.C.S. and James R. Andrews, M.D. © 2009, published by Elsevier.
Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate
This course offers a multi-disciplinary, in-depth look at athletic injuries of the shoulder. Focusing on aspects including but not limited to rotator cuff injuries, labral injuries, instability, examination, diagnostic imaging, arthroscopy, total joint replacement; addressing sport specific topics in baseball, football, tennis, swimming and gymnastic injuries.
Throughout the second edition, information has been updated to reflect the current surgical and rehabilitation information for all aspects of shoulder pathology, including illustrated exercises for rehabilitation that demonstrate which exercises to show patients in order to decrease their chance of injury or increase strength following an injury. You can expect detailed information ranging from basic science of the shoulder complex, the areas of examination and assessment as well as the recognition and treatment of various pathologies, including the appropriate surgical and rehabilitation approaches for these pathologies.
To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 847 pages has been carefully broken down by sections into 6 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.
Included in Module 6: Rehabilitation Techniques, Taping, Padding and Bracing
Chapter 50: The Role of the Scapular in Rehabilitation
Chapter 51: Alternative Techniques for the Motion-Restricted Shoulder
Chapter 52: The Decelerator Mechanism: Eccentric Muscular Contraction Applications of the Shoulder
Chapter 53: Neurodynamic Techniques at the Shoulder
Chapter 54: Isokinetic Testing and Rehabilitation of the Shoulder Complex
Chapter 55: Plyometrics for the Shoulder Complex
Chapter 56: Core Stabilization: Integration with Shoulder Rehabilitation
Chapter 57: Conditioning of the Shoulder Complex for Specific Sports
Chapter 58: Interval Sport Programs for the Shoulder
Chapter 59: Taping, Padding, and Bracing for the Shoulder
Chapter 60: Shoulder Outcome Measures
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study in Rehabilitation Techniques, Tapping, Padding and Bracing of The Athlete’s Shoulder.
Professional Learning Objectives