Post-Operative Management of Selected Shoulder ConditionsCourse: #2049 2 Hours Level: Intermediate
Shoulder pathology is common in the general population and some patients will require surgical intervention. The rehabilitation professional must understand the biomechanics of the shoulder complex as well as tissues implicated in specific surgical procedures in order to facilitate a successful outcome for the patient. The purpose of this presentation is to present an evidence based review of current physical therapy practice for the post-operative management of selected shoulder conditions. Milestone criteria for a safe progression through return to work/sport following surgery will be discussed.
Course created on February 27, 2015
- The participant will be able to accurately identify the average range of motion for scapulohumeral rhythm associated with the biomechanics of shoulder function.
- The participant will be able to list at least three factors associated with rotator cuff and shoulder instability pathology that impacts rehabilitation.
- The participant will be able to independently describe at least two differences between a type I and type II slap lesion.
- The participant will be able to list three effective interventions for a post-operative rehabilitation program for patients following common surgical procedures of the shoulder.
- The participant will be able to compare and contrast traditional and inverse total shoulder replacement.
|0-10 Minutes||Shoulder Complex Anatomy & Biomechanics|
|10-40 Minutes||Rotator Cuff Pathology|
|40-95 Minutes||Instability of the Shoulder Complex|
|95-105 Minutes||Traumatic Injures of the Shoulder|
|105-115 Minutes||Total Shoulder Replacement|
|115-120 Minutes||Question and Answer|
David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Dr. Nolan is a Clinical Specialist at MGH Sports Physical Therapy and the Director of the MGH / Northeastern University Sports Physical Therapy Residency. He is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Sports Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. David is also an Associate Clinical Professor at Northeastern University in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences as well as a Graduate Lecturer in the College of Professional Studies in the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Northeastern University. David has lectured nationally on running related injury, functional biomechanics, gait and lower quarter dysfunction. He coordinates physical therapy care at the finish line of the Boston Marathon and works extensively with athletes at all levels, elite runners and professional dancers.
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