Advanced Topics in the Examination, Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder
By: WebExercises Academy

Course Description

Dr. Wilk’s course is designed to present the most recent, relevant, evidence-based, and clinically proven information for the treatment of the most challenging problems of the shoulder joints. You will have the opportunity to learn the latest evaluation and treatment techniques, and confidently implement them into your practice immediately.

Program Objectives:

  • Recall the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder
  • Recognize various shoulder joint pain and dysfunction
  • Develop a treatment program based on an evidence based approach
  • Reproduce a functional assessment for specific shoulder disorders
  • Interpret the information obtained from the clinical examination and functional assessment
  • Develop a treatment plan for specific shoulder lesions
  • Design an effective and appropriate rehabilitation program based on evidence based medicine for the following shoulder pathologies:
    - Rotator cuff lesions
    - Post-operative rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair
    - SLAP lesions
    - Glenohumeral joint instability
    - Post-operative rehabilitation following shoulder instability surgery
    - Scapular dyskinesis
    - Biceps pain & biceps surgery
    - Rehabilitation of the overhead athlete
    -Specific techniques to promote & enhance tissue healing and regeneration

Course Details

  • Advanced Topics in the Examination, Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder
  • By:    WebExercises Academy
  • Instructor:    Kevin Wilk, DPT
  • Total CE Hours:    8
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Corrective/Therapeutic Exercise  -2 CE Hours
    • Differential/Physical Diagnosis  -1 CE Hours
    • Rehabilitation of Joints  -4 CE Hours
    • Sports Medicine  -1 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline