The course is constantly updated as a result of emerging evidence and feedback from course participants but essentially reflects the approach Jo uses everyday in clinical practice to the benefit of patients. The course is designed to be honest, fun and interactive and includes plenty of treatment tips and real-life examples.
- To present the current literature regarding dynamic stability of the shoulder complex and explore the application to clinical assessment and treatment.
- To present the current literature regarding the pathophysiology of common shoulder conditions To demonstrate key assessment tools to explore function of the dynamic stabilisers of the shoulder as a basis for treatment planning.
- To demonstrate key treatment approaches based on the current evidence to address dysfunction in the shoulder complex.
- To discuss factors that influence outcome and enhance exercise adherence.
- To consider the importance of communication and language on patient’s pain experience.
By the end of this course the participant should;
- Understand current concepts of dynamic stability of the shoulder joint.
- Understand current theories relating to the pathophysiology of common shoulder conditions.
- Develop an awareness of current research regarding evidence-based treatment of shoulder pathology.
- Understand key assessment and treatment tools for the successful treatment of the shoulder joint.
- Have the ability to clinically reason key treatment approaches in the management of common shoulder conditions based on movement dysfunction.
- Understand the key factors in enhancing exercises adherence and outcome.
- Understand the importance of individualising patient education and the power of language in influencing the pain experience.