Cervicothoracic-Shoulder Contributions to Upper Limb Symptoms
Section: Hand Rehabilitation
Session Code: HR-1B-3272
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Indiana Convention Center
Room: Room 203

Speaker(s):   Stephania Bell, PT, MPT, OCS, CSCS
  Michael Ross, PT, DHSc, OCS
  Jeremiah Samson, PT, MSPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
  Michael Wong, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  Emmanuel Yung, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, FAAOMPT

Session Type: Educational Sessions
Session Level: Multiple Level

Description:
This session will describe the missing link in correctly detecting contributions from the cervicothoracic spine and shoulder regions in patients with upper extremity disorders. Once properly identified, these interventions can be directed toward relevant impairments, thereby achieving optimal outcomes. Through the use of patient case examples from professional and collegiate athletics and members of the US military, this exciting and interactive session will provide physical therapists with key rehabilitation concepts of the cervicothoracic spine and shoulder regions for patients with upper extremity disorders.

Learning Objectives:
1. Employ clinical reasoning in the evaluation and treatment of the cervicothoracic spine and shoulder.
2. Recognize the contributions of the cervicothoracic joint and shoulder regions for patients with upper extremity disorders.
3. Detect key information gathered during the subjective interview that will effectively sequence and calibrate the examination.
4. Identify key rehabilitation concepts of the cervicothoracic spine and shoulder regions for patients with upper extremity disorders.
5. Discover how physical therapists at ESPN, and in collegiate athletics and the US military identified and differentiated cervicothoracic and shoulder contributions to upper extremity problems that resulted in positive outcomes.

CEU: 0.2






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