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