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Intensive Orthopedics

Seminar Description:

20 Contact Hours

Orthopedics is a branch of rehabilitation that covers an incredible array of diagnosis. From acute to chronic injuries and post-surgical management, today’s rehab professional needs to be able to understand the broad range of patients they will see in their professional setting. This course is designed to provide the relevant clinical skills to enable the practitioner to effectively manage the orthopedic rehabilitation patient in a range of clinical settings. This course will increase your clinical knowledge and skills to effectively treat your orthopedic patients. The course instructor has extensive academic and clinical training in orthopedic manual therapy, and has instructed courses in orthopedics nationally. His ability as an instructor to make complex concepts accessible has received positive accolades from course attendees nationwide. You will leave this course with new tools for patient management that you will be able to implement immediately.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain current theories on pain along with review of current evidence on pain management in the post-surgical geriatric patient
  • Discuss the evidence for the utilization of exercise, manual therapy, and elastic taping in the post-surgical geriatric patient
  • Recognize the physiological effects of the lumbar stenosis and learn evidence based tools to manage these patients
  • Explain laminectomy and fusion surgeries, and learn how to utilize exercise, manual therapy and elastic taping to manage the post-surgical patient
  • Describe the pathophysiology of hip osteoarthritis along and develop an evidence based approach to patient management
  • Describe the primary differences in hip arthroplasty approaches and apply evidence based exercise interventions and manual therapy techniques for managing the post-surgical patient
  • Differentiate the types of pelvic fractures and understand risk factors for this injury
  • Describe the pathophysiology of knee osteoarthritis and develop an evidence based age appropriate exercise program
  • Recognize the differences in total and uni-compartmental knee arthroplasty and how to utilize exercise, manual therapy, and elastic taping techniques in a problem-solving approach
  • Describe the differences between total shoulder arthroplasty and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty and implement age appropriate exercise, manual therapy, and elastic taping techniques

Your Instructor

Paul Frizelle, PT DPT, MS, OCS, MTC, CSCS, PES, CES

Dr. Paul Frizelle PT DPT, MS, OCS, MTC, CSCS, PES, CES received his Bachelors of Science in Sports Management from the University of Tampa, Master’s Degree in Human Movement from AT Still University, and his doctorate from the University of St. Augustine. His training in orthopedic physical therapy is extensive and includes completing his orthopedic manual therapy residency. Dr. Frizelle has focused his area of practice in orthopedics for national and regionally based outpatient physical therapy companies as well as the rehabilitation hospital setting. He is an adjunct faculty member for AT Still University in their master’s degree Kinesiology program. He has instructed courses including Functional Anatomy, Human Movement Dysfunction, and Post Rehabilitation Exercise. Dr. Frizelle is a nationally recognized speaker in orthopedics and has instructed courses in joint arthroplasty, management of the lumbopelvic hip complex, and evaluation and treatment of the lower extremity. His professional interests include exercise programming in the orthopedic management process, and the application of manual therapy in orthopedic rehabilitation.

For Mail/Email/Fax registrations, click here or call us at 877-794-7328.

Note: We cannot take online registrations beginning on the Monday of the week of the seminar. Instead, please call our office at (877) 794-7328 to register so we can ensure there will be a handout at the course for you.


Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the seminar date for tuition refund less a $75 administration fee. NO refunds will be made after this date.

Registration Cost

Early Bird = $50 discount

Regular = $545

Late Fee = add $25

Charleston, SC – October 3-4, 2020

Early Bird (thru 8/6/2020) = $495

Regular (8/7/20 – 10/2/20) = $545

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Gainesville, FL – November 7-8, 2020

Early Bird (thru 9/10/2020) = $495

Regular (9/11/20 – 10/27/20) = $545

Late Fee (10/28/20 – 11/4/20) = $570

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