Assessment and Management of the Upper Quarter, Sudbury: Sept. 28, Toronto: Oct. 20, Smith Falls: Oct. 26, 2024, 8 am to 5 pm

 

 

OPEN TO KINESIOLOGISTS, PHYSIOTHERAPISTS, ATHLETIC THERAPISTS, CHIROPRACTORS AND STUDENTS OF THESE PROGRAMS.

LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE

Join us in Sudbury – Sept. 26

Toronto – Oct. 20

Smith Falls – Oct. 26

Course Objectives:

Review the essential surface anatomical structures associated with the
common clinical presentations of the upper thoracic & cervical spine and upper
extremity.

To become competent in accurately
identifying the anatomical structures (muscles, tendons, joint ligaments,
vascular structures and nerves, particularly motor and cutaneous parts),
through palpation.

Review, apply and interpret the
various orthopedic procedures related to each to the regions and assimilate the
finding with historical features, to develop appropriate care plans.

Review, apply and interpret the
various neurological procedures, including deep tendon reflexes, superficial
reflexes, pathological reflexes, Motor power, various sensory modalities and
special procedures, related to each to the regions and assimilation of these
findings with historical features to develop appropriate care plans.  Emphasis on radicular and other common
neuropathic presentations.

Review, apply and interpret the
various functional tests for the upper extremity, including, proprioception,
strength, endurance, power etc…

Application of the MEET (Manual, Exercise and Education
Therapy) concept for management.

Manual techniques (non-manipulation) including mobilizations, soft tissue techniques & instrument assisted soft tissue techniques.

To apply the above skills sets to
common clinical applications like:

Cervical radiculopathy, scapular and GH impingement disorders, common neuropathic
presentations, hypermobility / instability assessment, common tendinopathies,
radial nerve presentation, carpal tunnel presentations and articular restorative techniques.