We will discuss anatomical changes that occur and are specific to the throwing shoulder and the common injuries that are associated with these athletes. We will discuss both the conservative management of internal impingement and post-surgical treatment of SLAP repairs in throwing athletes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is 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 1 hour of general and 1 hour of Direct Access CE credit
Course created on December 15, 2017
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; 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; MD/0.2; 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; ProCert/FSBPT/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; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to identify the three anatomical changes that occur in the throwing shoulder compared to the general population.
- The participant will be able to identify the at least two signs and two symptoms of internal impingement. and make a differential diagnosis between internal impingement and subacromial impingement
- The participant will be able to outline a conservative rehab plan featuring three techniques to restore ROM and three strengthening exercises to address GH instability.
- The participant will be able to identify three signs and three symptoms of GH labral tears.
- The participant will be able to list the four phases of SLAP repair rehab and four specific exercises associated with each phase.
- Based on the signs and symptoms of internal impingement, the participant will be able to and make a differential diagnosis between internal impingement and subacromial impingement.
|0-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|10-30 Minutes||Shoulder anatomy review|
|30-45 Minutes||Phases of pitching|
|45-55 Minutes||Anatomical Changes to the throwing shoulder|
|55-65 Minutes||Internal impingement: Diagnosis/PT management|
|65-95 Minutes||SLAP Tears: Diagnosis/PT management post-op|
|95-110 Minutes||Return to play throwing progression post-SLAP|
|110-120 Minutes||Q&A, summary|
Ryan Bitzel, MPT
Ryan graduated with his Master’s Degree in PT from Walsh University (North Canton, Ohio) in 2006. He was an intern athletic trainer for the Houston Astros organization in 2004 and served as a staff physical therapist at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas (Spartanburg, South Carolina) and consultant for the Boston Red Sox minor league affiliate Greenville Drive from 2006-2010. Ryan then worked as the team PT and rehabilitation coordinator for the San Diego Padres baseball team from 2010-2017. Ryan is currently the physical therapist for the major league baseball team, Seattle Mariners.
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