Course Outline: This course provides participants with advances in examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment strategies for patients with selected shoulder and knee conditions. Participants can expect to learn innovative and creative treatment interventions with various shoulder and knee conditions. Case studies will be presented to facilitate effective treatment planning. Suggested treatment protocols and outcome measures will be emphasized throughout the course. Through lecture presentations, hands-on laboratory sessions, open discussions and problem-solving of patient case studies, the clinician will have an opportunity to learn new and effective evaluation and treatment techniques based on current scientific evidence.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the clinician will:
* Recognize pathomechanics of various shoulder & knee injuries & possible tissue injury.
* Improve knowledge & hands-on practice of knee, glenohumeral & scapulothoracic joint assessment & treatment techniques.
* Design an effective & appropriate rehabilitation program based on current clinical and scientific research including implementation of modalities to improve outcomes.
Saturday, September 25th:
8:00- 8:30 -- Sign-in, welcome, introductions
8:30- 9:30 -- Non-operative & post-op rehab of PF disorders including pathomechanics & biomechanics
9:30- 9:45 -- BREAK
9:45-11:30 -- Rehab concepts following ACL reconstruction
11:30-12:30 -- Lab--Hands-on assessment of the knee
12:30- 1:30 -- LUNCH (on your own)
1:30- 2:45 -- Rehab following meniscal surgery: repair & allograft
2:45- 3:00 -- BREAK
3:00- 4:00 -- Rehab following articular cartilage procedures including microfracture, OATS & cartilage implantation
4:00- 5:00 -- Lab--Hands-on treatment techniques
Q & A, Review
Sunday, September 26th:
8:00- 9:30 -- Shoulder biomechanics, pathomechanics, evidence-based exercises
9:30- 9:45 -- BREAK
9:45-10:30 -- Non-operative rehab of shoulder impingement
10:30-11:30 -- Rehab following RTC repair
11:30-12:30 -- LUNCH (on your own)
12:30- 1:30 -- Rehab following SLAP repair with overview of the overhead athlete
1:30- 2:30 -- Lab--Shoulder evaluation & common manual therapy treatment techniques
2:30- 4:00 -- Rehab of the overhead athlete
Q & A, Review, Wrap-up
Course Speaker: Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS
Lenny Macrina graduated from Boston University in 2003 with his Master's degree in Physical Therapy. He is currently co-founder and Director of Physical Therapy at Champion PT and Performance in Waltham, MA. Prior to that, Mr. Macrina spent 10 year at Champion Sports Medicine in Birmingham, AL. He is a member of American Physical Therapy Association, American Sports Medicine Institute, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society. He has presented numerous courses, provided many national presentations, and published extensively.
The course is limited to 50 participants. It will be worth 15 contact hours.
Registration deadline is September 3rd. There will be a $50 fee for registrations canceled after that date. Should there be openings beyond that date, there will be an additional $50 fee for late registrations.