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Sporting Shoulder Course

Course:Level 4
Date:

9am to 5pm

19th May 2019

Location:
Cost:AUD $385.00

Description

Lyn Watson’s Sporting Shoulder Course

Presented by

Simon Balster & Melbourne Shoulder Group Team

Shoulder Physiotherapists, Melbourne, Australia


Topics Covered:

 

The Hypermobile Athlete

  • Incidence, epidemiology & impact of GHJ hypermobility on the traumatic & micro-traumatic sporting population
    • How to assess for hypermobility & how does this impact on the rehabilitation & management of the sporting shoulder?
    • How dynamic instability leads to rotator cuff overload & how to differentiate this diagnosis from impingement
    • How this commonly presents in overhead athletes – Swimmers, Throwers, Rock climbers & Gym enthusiasts!!!
    • Dynamic stability of the shoulder assessment techniques
    • A structured progression of rehabilitation for the athletic shoulder
    • Demonstration of the Watson Rehabilitation Programme
      • This rehabilitation programme has been shown in a randomized controlled trial to create significant functional improvement in patients with shoulder instability

 

Rotator Cuff Overload in the Hypermobile Athlete

  • How dynamic instability leads to rotator cuff overload & how to differentiate this diagnosis from impingement
  • How this commonly presents in overhead athletes – Swimmers, Throwers, Rock climbers & Gym enthusiasts!!!

Practical Session -

  • Dynamic stability of the shoulder assessment techniques
  • A structured progression of rehabilitation for the athletic shoulder
  • Demonstration of the Watson Rehabilitation Programme
    • This rehabilitation programme has been shown in a randomized controlled trial to create significant functional improvement in patients with shoulder instability

 

Traumatic Instability

  • Anterior Traumatic Instability – Management strategies including conservative & operative management
  • Dilemma’s & problems commonly encountered -
    • Instability in the older age group dislocation
    • What to do with stiffness?
    • When is it safe to return to throwing?
    • Shoulder pathologies encountered and sometimes missed in the sporting shoulder (in particular Posterior Instability & SLAP lesions) assessment & management pathways

 

Posterior Capsule Tightness

  • How often does the posterior capsule really get stiff?
  • Assessment for posterior capsule tightness & how to pick the false positive
  • Posterior Instability Assessment
  • SLAP Assessment
  • Posterior Instability Rehabilitation

Practical Session

  • Assessment for posterior capsule tightness & how to pick the false positive
  • Posterior Instability Assessment
  • SLAP Assessment
  • Posterior Instability Rehabilitation
 

Advanced Assessment & Rehabilitation of The Shoulder

  • Strength Testing in the Clinic: Equipment, Screening/Baseline Assessment, Return to Sport Assessment, Adjustment of Strength & Conditioning aims, Load Management
  • Total Body Integration for whole body sporting performance
  • Advanced Rehabilitation – End Stage Rehabilitation & Proprioceptive Re-Training
  • Functional Sporting Rehabilitation that can be tailored for all sports
  • Assessment & Management Strategies
  • Best Evidence Practice for Post-Operative Rehabilitation Programmes
  • Post Op Rehabilitation Programme for Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • Taping Techniques for the Shoulder

Traumatic Rotator Cuff Tears

  • Assessment & Management Strategies
  • Best Evidence Practice for Post-Operative Rehabilitation Programmes

 

Practical Session

  • Post Op Rehabilitation Programme for Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • Taping Techniques for the Shoulder


© Lyn Watson & Simon Balster: Shoulder Physiotherapists 2018

Shoulder Course Booking Policy

  1.  We reserve the right to cancel a course without notice.
  2.  If a course is cancelled you will be refunded only the registration cost in full.
  3.  If you are unable to attend please cancel your registration. You may be subject to a cancellation fee, or forfeit your course fee entirely.
  4.  It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure you have a current & valid National Physiotherapy Registration
  5.  All course participants should hold current Professional Physiotherapy Liability
    Insurance. (for the practical component of this course)
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