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The Elbow UCL: "The Epidemic," The Rehabilitation and the Prevention of UCL Injuries in Professional Baseball

Course: #2611 Level: Advanced 2 Hours 258 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

The basic anatomy of the elbow, mechanism of injury, risk factors and signs and symptoms of UCL injuries in baseball and differential diagnosis of UCL injuries with Ulnar Neuritis and Flexor mass strains will be discussed. An overview of the rehabilitation, including protocols, exercises and throwing programs of a professional baseball player post-op UCL reconstruction will also be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 hours of general CE credit from 4/27/2017-12/31/2018.

Course created on January 25, 2017

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 EBP; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RI/2.0; SD/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the 5 phases of throwing.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify which phase of the 5 phases of throwing the UCL is most stressed.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to outline a clinical differential diagnosis between UCL injury and ulnar neuritis and flexor mass strains.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list the 4 phases of UCL rehab.
  • checkmarkThe participant will able to list at 4 exercises that correspond with the 4 phases of UCL rehab.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify 3 risk factors that lead to UCL injuries in professional baseball players.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list the 3 components of a post-op UCL reconstruction throwing program and the time frames that correspond with each component.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background and review of learner outcomes
5-15 Minutes Basic review of the UCL anatomy
15-35 Minutes Phases of throwing and risk factors
35-55 Minutes UCL injury examination, signs and symptoms, medical imaging, and differential diagnosis
55-85 Minutes Phases and Corresponding Treatments of Post-Op UCL Reconstruction
85-115 Minutes Post-Op UCL Reconstruction Throwing Program
115-120 Minutes Q & A, summary

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