Rotator cuff pathology is common in the general population and even more frequent with overhead athletes and workers. The purpose of this presentation is to present an evidence-based review of current physical therapy practice for the conservative and post-operative management of rotator cuff pathology. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on June 7, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; 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; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/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
- Participants will be able to list at least three predisposing factors related to rotator cuff pathology.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two appropriate rehabilitation interventions for each stage of healing following rotator cuff surgical interventions.
- Participants will be able to develop an evidence-based therapeutic plan of care targeting rotator cuff and scapular region musculature.
|0-25 Minutes||Introduction and etiology of rotator cuff pathology/predisposing factors|
|25-40 Minutes||Selected special tests for RC pathology|
|40-60 Minutes||Primary vs secondary vs internal impingement|
|60-75 Minutes||RC repair surgery video|
|75-90 Minutes||Rehab considerations following rotator cuff repair|
|90-110 Minutes||Evidence-based ther-ex considerations|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Dr. Nolan is 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 is also a Clinical Specialist at the Mass General Sports Physical Therapy Service and the Director of the MGH / Northeastern University Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program.
Dr. Nolan is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Sports Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is a past recipient of the “Excellence in Clinical Teaching” award from the New England Consortium of Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education as well as the award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Practice by the Massachusetts Chapter of the APTA. Dr. Nolan was also presented with the 2019 Lynn Wallace Clinical Educator award from the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy.
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