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Conservative Contracture Remediation for the Upper Extremity Series: Part 2 - The Elbow

Course: #2449Level: Intermediate1 Hour 111 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course series will explore conservative treatment combinations including modalities, Botulinum toxin injections, dynamic and static splinting, and hands-on soft tissue and joint mobilization for patients with soft tissue and joint contractures of the upper extremity. Neurological and orthopedic-caused contractures will be addressed separately. The series consists of three courses: The Shoulder Complex; The Elbow; and The Wrist and Hand. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Course created on March 10, 2016

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify the joint and soft tissue structures of the elbow that are commonly problematic in neurological and orthopedic contractures
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to recognize in post-course testing, best combined use of conservative treatments including modalities, splinting, hands-on manual treatments, and Botulinum toxin injection guidance to treat patients with contractures of the elbow.
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to discuss and later incorporate into the participant's daily practice, evidence-based conservative treatments as well as those pending clinical trials which have demonstrated successful use in the clinic for these impairments.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Basic anatomy and biomechanics review of the elbow, pertinent to soft-tissue and joint contractures
15-35 Minutes Conservative treatment of patients with contractures of the elbow, due to orthopedic causes
35-55 Minutes Conservative treatment of patients with contractures of the elbow, due to neurological causes
55-60 Minutes Q and A, Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Ellen Pong has received an honorarium for presenting this course material.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

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