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Evaluation of the Shoulder for the OT and Management of Rotator Cuff Related Pain

Sydney Schoensee

PT, MS, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT

Course Length: 4.0 contact hours (.4 AOTA CEU)
PRIMARY Presentation Category: Adults/Physical Rehabilitation
Intended Audience: Introductory
Short Abstract:

Evaluation of the Shoulder Complex for the OT and Application to Occupation-Based Practice Lab: Includes Practicing Palpation/ Special Tests Management of Rotator Cuff Related Pain Lab: Includes Manual Therapy and Exercise Strategies Categories: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery; Foundational Knowledge

Full Abstract:

Evaluation of the Shoulder Complex for the OT 

Lab: Includes Practicing Palpation/ Special Tests 

Management of Rotator Cuff Related Pain  

Lab: Includes Manual Therapy and Exercise Strategies  

Learning Objectives:

Part I: Shoulder Evaluation the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify: common shoulder problems in the adult
  2. List: Key components of a subjective/objective examination of the shoulder
  3. Select: special tests/special test clusters for common shoulder injuries

Part II: Management of Rotator Cuff Related Pain

  1. Explain the spectrum of rotator cuff related pain: impingement to complete rotator cuff tears
  2. Describe Scapular Tests to be able to be utilized for clinical decision making for intervention of patients with rotator cuff related pain
  3. Define Specific Manual and Specific exercise interventions for rotator cuff related pain and adhesive capsulitis
Educational Value:

Shoulder pathology is a commonly encountered problem for OT’s especially when they are aiding a patient to improve IADL’s which include reaching, lifting, and dressing activities. This presentation will enhance the OT’s knowledge in examination of the shoulder and conservative management for rotator cuff related pain.

Company Affiliated With: St Lukes Medical Center; contracted faculty for Evidence in Motion.
Financial Disclosure e.g. Employee of: St Lukes Medical Center

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