Shoulder Rehabilitation: Examination and Treatment, Part II

Audience: Orthopedic PT/PTA, PT/PTA Students, ATC, OT/COTA, CHT
Open to all, but more applicable to those that completed Part I

Course Level: Intermediate to advanced
Date: September 13, 2014
Check in time: 7:30-8
Course time: 8-12 pm
Location: St. Catherine University: PT Lab E560
601 25th avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Course Fee: $75

Contact Hours: 3.75

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Robert Himmerick, PT, DPT, SCS, CCI
Rob received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Mayo School of Health Sciences in 2008 and completed the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency in 2011. He Is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy through the ABPTS and has been a physical therapist at the Institute for Athletic Medicine in Eden Prairie, Minnesota since 2011. Rob has presented both locally and nationally at APTA Combined Sections Meetings. He is currently a faculty member of the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program. He is the co-coordinator for the Next Step program and also is a member of the thrower’s injury program specializing in the treatment of the overhead athlete.

Course Description
This intermediate to advanced course is Part of a 2-part Shoulder Examination and Treatment series by Fairview. This course will build on part on by building on the Part 1 by focusing on treatment of common shoulder pathologies, focus on scapular stabilization, and review examination, biomechanics, and treatment of overhead athletes including throwing athletes and swimmers.

Upon completion of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Describe concepts of Scapular Stabilization
  • Describe treatment rationale for various shoulder pathologies
  • Demonstrate basic to advanced exercises for rotator cuff and periscapular strengthening
  • Discuss appropriate concepts to consider when returning an upper extremity athlete to play

7:30-8 am                           Registration/check in
8:00 – 9:15 am                  Introduction and review of part 1
                                              -Rotator Cuff
9:15 – 10:00 am                Scapular Stabilization
10:00 – 10:15 am              BREAK
10:15 – 11:00 am              Lab
11:00 – 12:00 pm              Examination and treatment of the Athletic Shoulder

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